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Democratic analysis questions validity of insurance premium 'rate shock'
Where consumers live and their state's previous insurance rules may determine whether they experience "rate shock" this fall in their small business and individual plans.
Sun May 19, 2013
Construction Equip. Distribution
Next Week's Washington Fly-In to Give Industry Leaders a Leg-Up
AED's Washington Fly-In , May 22-23, the premier public policy event for the equipment industry, is primed to be a first-rate experience for equipment leaders seeking business intelligence, networking opportunities, and the chance to meet face-to-face with lawmakers on the issues most important to the industry.
Thu May 16, 2013
Tax deal elusive as deadline looms at Minn. Capitol
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- A tax deal remained elusive Wednesday night at the State Capitol with only five days left in the 2013 legislative session.
Tue May 14, 2013
New Media Journal
Report: Obamacare to Increase Premiums Nearly 100 Percent
The House Energy & Commerce Committee today released a report citing internal documents from the nation's largest health insurance companies that reveal the healthcare law's policies, mandates, taxes, and fees will cause major premium increases for consumers in the individual, small group and large group markets.
Sat May 11, 2013
Power cut in VA operating rooms
A contractor working on the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System's Oakland campus accidentally cut power for more than three hours in two operating rooms while surgeries were taking place, prompting lawmakers to demand answers about what happened.
Thu May 09, 2013
Republicans probe state abortion regs, citing Kermit Gosnell
House GOP lawmakers have launched a major probe of state-level abortion regulation in the wake of the murder trial of Philadelphia abortion provider Kermit Gosnell.
Wed May 08, 2013
GOP questions stimulant use in dietary supplements
The House Energy and Commerce Committee is launching an inquiry into a potentially dangerous stimulant used in dietary supplements sold by General Nutrition Centers .
Juno Beach official announces run for Rep. Murphy's congressional seat
Republican Ellen Andel kicked off her campaign for Florida's 18th Congressional District seat Tuesday, saying, "Washington could gain valuable insights from the way we do things here in Juno Beach." In a news conference at the Juno Beach Town Center, the vice mayor pro tem of Juno Beach in northern Palm Beach County pointed to the town's debt-free ... (more)
Mon May 06, 2013
Nine PA Reps Cited in Congressional Nepotism Report
By Melissa Daniels | PA Independent HARRISBURG - Call it nepotism, or call it the status quo.
Thu May 02, 2013
Controversy Brewing Over VA Hospital Presidential Award
When Maureen Ciarolla of Monroeville heard who the latest recipient of the Presidential Distinguished Rank Award is, she had a lot to say.
Wed May 01, 2013
The Daily Caller
Report: Fisker could be biggest taxpayer loss since Solyndra
The luxury hybrid maker Fisker Automotive is in dire financial straits after receiving $192 million in government-backed loans and receiving market assistance from tax credits, and if the company goes bankrupt it could become the largest loss to taxpayers since the failure of Solyndra in 2011.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Fisker heads face grilling in D.C.
Fisker Automotive Inc.'s chief operating officer and its former CEO will face tough questions about the struggling plug-in electric hybrid automaker's future at a hearing today.