Posts Tagged ‘Labor and Pensions Committee’

AP: Lawmakers clash over cost of health care overhaul

Thursday, June 18th, 2009


WASHINGTON (AP) – Hoping to make history, the Senate set off on its major overhaul of the nation’s health care system Wednesday, but its first steps were quickly overtaken by fresh cost concerns and partisan anger. An ambitious timetable that called for completing committee action in early summer seemed in danger of slipping away. (more…)

Socialist Senator Bernie Sanders argues for more bureaucratic medical system by saying the current one is too “bureaucratic”

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

CS Monitor:

Our current private health insurance system is the most costly, wasteful, complicated, and bureaucratic in the world.