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Day March 26, 2010

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Friday, March 26, 2010

Passed H.R.4957, FAA Extension Act (extends to April 30, 2010; current extension expires March 31, 2010). Passed S.3162, a bill to clarify the health care provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs that constitutes minimum essential coverage. Passed H.R.4621, the Prevent deceptive Census Look Alike Mailings Act. Passed H.R.4573, Haiti Debt Relief and Earthquake Recovery…


The Individual Responsibility Policy is Constitutional

On March 23, after more than a year of debate, President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (H.R.3590) into law (P.L. 111-148).  The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will ensure that all Americans have access to quality, affordable health insurance.  To meet this goal, the legislation includes an individual responsibility policy,…


What’s In The Health Care Bill For Women

"For too long, in too many ways, [health insurance companies] treated simply being a woman as a pre-existing condition."    – Sen. Barbara Mikulski It has been said many times in the Senate chamber — health care is a women’s issue. It’s true. Every day millions of women make decisions about their health care and that…


Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, March 26, 2010

Morning Business until 12:30pm with the time equally divided and controlled between Senators Stabenow and Coburn or their designees.