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Blog Posts in April, 2009

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  • Appropriations Update

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 24-Apr-2009

    This week, the House and Senate have agreed on a tentative deal on major elements of the fiscal year 2010 budget resolution which includes fast-track procedures for healthcare reform, but would cut $10 billion from the President’s discretionary spending request. The negotiators plan to hold a formal conference committee meeting next week. In the mean time, behind-the-scenes negotiations will ...
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  • Healthcare Reform

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 24-Apr-2009

    Next week, BIAA will engage in a series of meetings in the House, Senate, and the White House to discuss healthcare reform principles that would benefit the brain injury community. Please be sure to check back in next week’s Policy Corner for action instructions. We need everyone’s support to make sure that people with brain injury are heard in this debate!
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  • Senate Approves HHS Nomination

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 24-Apr-2009

    On Tuesday, a Senate panel approved the nomination of Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius to be Health and Human Services secretary, clearing the way for her expected confirmation, although the timing of a vote is unclear. BIAA will watch this process closely as Healthcare Reform continues to take shape.
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  • Appropriations Update, April 2015

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 3-Apr-2009

    The Senate adopted its fiscal 2010 budget resolution (S Con Res 85) Thursday night, a few hours after the house adopted its version (H Con Res 85). While neither budget exactly mirrors President Obama’s proposal, they do pave the way for implementing his proposals on health care, energy and education. Conference negotiations will focus on whether to include provisions that would, like the ...
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