Healthcare

Franken wants more free school lunches

Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) introduced a bill that would expand the free school lunch program.

“No child should have to go through the school day hungry because their family can't afford school breakfast or lunch,” Franken said. “We know hungry students don't do as well in school.”

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Sebelius to testify before Senate panel

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will testify before the Senate Finance Committee on Thursday.

Sebelius will be speaking about President Obama’s 2015 budget proposal, but Republicans senators are likely to grill her about ObamaCare.

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Roberts demands 'bureaucrats' stop 'rationing' healthcare

Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) said Tuesday that, if Republicans can’t fully repeal ObamaCare, they should at least fight to repeal “the rationing of healthcare.”

On the Senate floor Tuesday, Roberts introduced the Repeal Rationing in Support of Life Act, which he said would stop the Individual Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) from rationing healthcare.

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