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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August 28, 2009

Senate Bill Would Give Obama Control Of The Internet

S 773, the Senate “Cybersecurity Bill“, was introduced in April by Senators Snowe, Rockefeller and Nelson. Internet companies and civil liberties groups were alarmed,as it proposes handing the White House the power to disconnect private-sector computers from the Internet. The bill went into furious re-writes behind closed doors; Sen. Rockefeller recently introduced his amended version. […]

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