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2009-05-12 15:05:00

Members of the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday weighed options to implement a federal tax increase to pay for a national healthcare plan.

2009-04-29 16:38:00

WASHINGTON, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a joint statement from Bruce Yarwood, President and CEO of the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), and Alan G.

2009-01-15 19:02:00

Hispanic Leaders Urge Senate to Pass Finance Committee Bill that Includes Legal Immigrant Children and Families WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "We look forward to SCHIP legislation being one of the first to become law with the signature of our new President," said Dr. Jane L.

2009-01-15 09:53:00

Catherine Finley and Tucker Shumack Each Bring Nearly a Decade of Hill Experience to Firm WASHINGTON, Jan.

2008-12-15 14:40:00

Author Jacob Hacker Finds Public Plan Vital to Controlling Costs, Improving Quality as Health Care Reform Debate Centers on Public Insurance Choice WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Chairman Rep.

2008-11-12 15:00:26

The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) released the following statement on the "Call to Action" white paper released today by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.) which outlines various policy options to reform and expand access to health benefits: "We commend Senator Baucus for his ongoing determination to improve the quality, affordability and accessibility of American health care.

2008-09-16 15:00:20

By Steve Peoples The state is negotiating an unprecedented Medicaid waiver from the federal government in an attempt to save money, but some congressional leaders are wary.

2008-07-28 00:00:34

By MARY RAE BRAGG Encouraging news for Dubuque's passenger train proponents: Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, is going to be on the conference committee charged with reconciling differences between the House and Senate versions of the Amtrak Reauthorization bill.

2008-06-25 18:02:34

By Olympia Meola, Jim Nolan and Jeff E. Schapiro, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Va. Jun. 25--A fix for transportation that relies on higher fuel taxes is headed to the Virginia Senate.

2008-06-20 03:00:13

By Scott, Tristan BONNER - Plum Creek Timber Co. says it is on the brink of selling about 300.000 acres of its woodsy Montana parcels for cherished public land use - such as hunting, hiking and fishing. Sen.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.