October 13, 2009

Baucus Bill Up At Bat: 51 Million Will Be Uninsured?

UPDATE: The Baucus bill passed the Senate Finance Committee 14-9, and will now be merged with the Kennedy bill, which does contain a public option. Some think the votes are not there for a plan containing such an option. THEN, the Senate and the House have to attempt to work out an agreed final bill. […]

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September 29, 2009

Senate Finance Committee Shoots Down Public Option

Senator Jay Rockefeller is not happy, not happy at all. The Senate Finance Committee has said “nyet” to including a public option in the Baucus health care bill. It was Rocky’s amendment to the bill that would provide it. He’s currently consoling himself on CNN by reminding us all that there exists in the House: […]

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