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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January 28, 2009

House Shoots Down DTV Transition Delay Bill

Despite having backing from President Barry and the Senate, Sen. Jay Rockefeller’s DTV (digital television) delay bill died in the House this afternoon. The bill was intended to delay the transition to digital from analog for television broadcasters from the original date of February 17, 2009 to June 12, 2009. Lawmakers proposed that too many […]

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