Pelosi Statement on Obama Executive Order Repealing Global Gag Rule
WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today after President Barack Obama issued an executive order repealing
the global gag rule, also known as the Mexico City Policy, that restricted U.S. funding to organizations that provide basic hea...
CCH Briefing Highlights Tax Provisions of Health Care Reform Proposals
...epatriating earnings. In addition, a number of other possibilities have been discussed but not yet released in legislative language, from modifying or repealing
the itemized deduction for medical expenses to imposing an excise tax on sugar-sweetened beverages.
"If health care reform is enacted in any ...
Funds in 2010 Budget Could Increase Access to Care for Medicare Beneficiaries
...ccess to outpatient physical therapy services for Medicare beneficiaries by repealing
the therapy caps, says the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). ...ient therapy services, including physical therapy, through measures such as repealing
the current outpatient caps while protecting beneficiaries from associated ...
House-Passed Legislation Crafted to Line the Pockets of Personal Injury Lawyers, Says Michigan Chamber of Commerce
... a blatant attempt to line the pockets of personal injury lawyers at the expense of Michigan citizens, says the Michigan Chamber of Commerce.
Michigan's lawsuit abuse protections, the supporters of House Bills 4316-18 are ensuring that Michigan becomes a lawsuit magnet," said Wendy Block, Di...
Will Obama's Stem Cell Announcement Doom Promising Adult Stem Cell Research?
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Adult Stem Cell scientists and businesses are concerned that President Obama's executive order repealing
restrictions on Embryonic Stem Cell research will have the unintended consequence of diverting attention and resources away from the promising Adult S...
RNC: Tax and Spend Fever
...eckler, "Tough Questions Dog Health-Care Overhaul," The Wall Street Journal, 3/3/09)
In The Past, Obama Proposed Funding Health Care Reforms By repealing
The Bush Tax Cuts:
Originally, President Obama Said He Would Finance His Health Care Plans By Rolling Back The Bush Tax Cuts. "On his Preside...
Trust for America's Health Applauds President Obama's Call for a Complete Review of the U.S. Food Safety System
Establishing strong leadership for food safety within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and a clear chain-of-command;
outdated end-product and processing plant inspection mandates and shift the emphasis of inspection practices to the prevention of outbreaks and illnes...
After Eight Years of Injustice, International Family Planning Funding is Restored
...lition of mainstream religious and religiously affiliated organizations with official pro-choice policies -- praises President Obama's executive order repealing
the global gag rule. Also known as the Mexico City policy, the rule prohibited American dollars from being granted to foreign family planning clinics ...
Berman Calls Obama's Mexico City Policy Reversal an Important Step in Women's Rights, Health Care
...re-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Howard L. Berman (D-CA), chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said today President Obama's executive order repealing
the Mexico City Policy is an important step in protecting women's rights and in improving health care worldwide.
"The President's action rights a...
Health provisions among public's top priorities for economic stimulus
...(72%) strongly or somewhat favor increasing the cigarette tax, increasing taxes for people from families earning more than $250,000 per year (70%), or repealing
current income tax cuts for those earning more than $250,000 per year (61%).
The survey also suggests that as in the past early support for a numb...
Why repealing the shareholder wage lien law makes sense
Suppose youre a venture capitalist in San Francisco or Boston, and youre on the verge of investing big bucks in a promising high-tech firm in Wisconsin. Everything looks right: The management team is in place, the business plan is tight, and the technology is novel.
But then a lawyer steps i...
Suggestions offered to foster high-growth business investment
...ision in Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions rules - an increase which would acknowledge the increased cost of starting a new business;
the shareholder age lien statute, which Grosenheider and Hildebrandt said puts investors in "double jeopardy" by imposing unfair liability risks upon ...
With flawed schools exposed, real-world experience is needed
...nd mail out. It was also an assignment that was supposed to be repeated every 12 days until the war ended.
What if the assignment was writing about repealing
Roe vs. Wade? Would more people be up in arms? Sending a letter every 12 days until it is repealed would be the assignment. Would you feel any differe...
Pressure mounts for Doyle to repeal shareholder liability law
...r to Doyle, Otterstein noted the governor has cited capital investment as one of the priorities in "Grow Wisconsin," his economic development plan. By repealing
the shareholder liability provision, he said the governor would remove a "a major statutory impediment" that has plagued Wisconsin's capital investmen...
Kanavas says Wisconsin has no more excuses
...ted that most venture-backed companies are smaller and haven't gone public, but as more companies are incubated to the point where they can go public, repealing
shareholder liability should stimulate investment. Venture capitalists realize a return on their investment only when their portfolio companies issue ...