House Republicans have announced they will not consider legislation to block an Obama administration rule that the GOP says would limit seniors' prescription drug choices under Medicare Part D.
Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) called on the Supreme Court Tuesday to make sure healthcare benefits, such as birth control, under ObamaCare aren’t taken away from women.
“What is at stake before the Supreme Court is whether a CEO’s beliefs can trump a woman’s right to healthcare,” Murray said on the Senate floor. “Women working for private companies should have access to quality medical care no matter who signs their paychecks.”
Rep. Diane Black (R-Tenn.) on Tuesday accused President Obama of preparing to fine American citizens who fail to buy a health plan under ObamaCare, even in the face of labor union opposition to ObamaCare.
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The bill headed to President Obama would use the $126 million for pediatric medical research.
Ohio lawmakers asked leaders of the House Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee to extend the Health Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC), which helps people struggling to pay their healthcare bills.
Sens. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) lead a group of Ohio lawmakers, asking for an extension to be attached to the next piece of legislation considered by either committee. The tax credit expired on Jan. 1.
Senate Budget Committee ranking member Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) asked his Democratic counterpart, Chairwoman Patty Murray (Wash.), to request that Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius tesify before the committee.
“The Senate Budget Committee is long overdue for a hearing with the Secretary of Health and Human Services,” Sessions wrote in a letter to Murrray Monday.
Three House GOP bills could attract significant Democratic support this week.
Three dozen House Republicans on Thursday proposed a bill that would create a special inspector general to monitor the implementation of ObamaCare.
House Republicans are cooking up a bill they hope will be a tough vote for Democrats.
A House Republican said Wednesday that she'll soon propose legislation to study how commercial advertising creates body image expectations that lead to eating disorders.