Tag Archives: Obamacare

Congress Passes Tax Reform Bill

A tax reform bill is now headed to the White House for President Donald Trump’s signature after Congress passed the measure Wednesday, Reuters reported Wednesday. The House voted 224-201 and the upper chamber voted 51-48 to approve the measure that would reduce the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to …

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Trump’s First Executive Order Targets Healthcare Law Provisions

President Donald Trump has directed federal agencies to waive, change or delay the implementation of certain provisions under the Affordable Care Act, the New York Times reported Friday. The first executive order Trump signed on Friday seeks to reduce the current healthcare law’s “economic and regulatory burdens” and give states more flexibility …

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Rep. Tom Price Named HHS Secretary Under Trump Administration

Rep. Tom Price (R-Georgia), chairman of the House Budget Committee and an orthopedic surgeon, has been selected to serve as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services under President-elect Donald Trump’s administration, Politico reported Tuesday. “Chairman Price, a renowned physician, has earned a reputation for being a tireless problem …

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Sen. David Vitter to Continue Hold on OPM Director Nomination

Sen. David Vitter (R-Louisiana) David Vitter will continue his block of the nomination of Beth Cobert as director of the Office of Personnel Management on a full-time basis. Vitter told lawmakers in a letter posted Wednesday that his hold on Cobert — who currently serves as OPM acting director — remains in place due to concerns regarding the health …

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