Health Care

The Government Party

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National Review Online The Democratic party portrays itself as the defender of the little guy, righteously battling corporate America and other powerful villains. Its appeals used to have a wide resonance, even among some members of my own family. But underneath the rhetoric and media spin, the Democratic party has emerged today as a vociferous protector of three entrenched and powerful groups -- ... Read more »

My Health-Care Alternative for the Old and Poor

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It's time to move beyond ObamaCare. Whether it is struck down by the Supreme Court, defunded by Congress, or simply collapses from its unsustainable costs and the impossibly complicated bureaucracy it seeks to impose, ObamaCare won't work. It will depress the economy, increase the national debt, discourage medical innovation, and erode the quality of health care. The fundamental mistake of ObamaCa... Read more »

Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Introduce Life Sciences Stimulus Measure

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Representatives Devin Nunes (CA-21), Allyson Schwartz (PA-13), Pat Meehan (PA-07), William Pascrell (NJ-08), Jim Gerlach (PA-06), Jason Altmire (PA-04), Rep. Charlie Dent (PA-15), and Chaka Fattah (PA-02) today introduced the Life Sciences Jobs and Investment Act. The bill, which was introduced in the Senate by Robert Casey Jr. (PA), promotes investments in the life sciences by providing targeted ... Read more »

Medicaid Reform Plan Introduced

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Today, Representative Devin Nunes (CA-21) announced the introduction of the Medicaid Improvement and State Empowerment Act. Companion legislation, S.1031, has been authored in the Senate by Senators Tom Coburn (OK), Richard Burr (NC), and Saxby Chambliss (GA). The Medicaid Improvement and State Empowerment Act will restore Medicaid’s mission and financial sustainability while empowering state lead... Read more »

Nunes Calls On White House to Look Beyond Beltway

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Congressman Devin Nunes today called on the White House to go beyond the beltway in crafting health care reform legislation. The White House meeting, scheduled to take place tomorrow, currently includes a delegation from the House and Senate, as well as Obama Administration officials. However, there will be no representatives of state governments or U.S. territories, which will bear the brunt of h... Read more »

Nunes Meets With Public To Discuss Health Reform Bill

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Congressman Devin Nunes today issued the following statement following a meeting with concerned citizens at Clovis East High School, which featured a discussion of health care reform legislation. “I am very pleased that so many people were able to join me this morning to learn about the health reform legislation moving through Congress. I expected to hear from people representing the entire politi... Read more »

Nunes Announces Details Of Health Care Reform Meeting

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Today, Congressman Devin Nunes announced the details of his upcoming health care reform meeting. “The American people deserve to be heard and they have a right to know what Congress is doing. That’s what the meeting I have planned for Thursday is about. We will explain the current reform bill and answer questions,” said Rep. Devin Nunes. Event Details: Healthcare Legislation Review August 20, 2009... Read more »

Healthcare for every American

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Today, Congressman Devin Nunes (R-CA) announced the introduction of The Patient’s Choice Act – a bill he has co-authored with Paul Ryan (R-WI) in the House, as well as Tom Coburn (R-OK) and Richard Burr (R-NC) in the Senate. The Patient’s Choice Act is the first bicameral Republican proposal that achieves universal healthcare while preserving the right of Americans to choose their doctors. The bil... Read more »

Nunes Joins Health and Trade SubCommittees

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Today, Congressman Devin Nunes announced his appointment to serve as a member of the Ways and Means Subcommittees on Health and Trade. In addition, Mr. Nunes will serve as a Ways and Means representative on the Budget Committee. Committee assignments are determined by House Leaders at the beginning of each Congress. Rep. Nunes received his seat on the coveted Health and Trade Subcommittees only af... Read more »