Warnock presses Schumer to hold vote on bill to lower insulin costs

Warnock presses Schumer to hold vote on bill to lower insulin costs

Late. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) Is pressuring Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (DN.Y.) to hold a vote on legislation to lower the cost of insulin. Warnock faces a tough reelection race this year and has made lowering the cost of insulin a central part of his message. The timeline on the legislation has slipped, though. “I … Read more

Vulnerable House Democrats urge action to prevent ObamaCare premium hike this fall

Vulnerable House Democrats urge action to prevent ObamaCare premium hike this fall

A group of vulnerable House Democrats is warning of spikes in ObamaCare premiums this fall, saying that enhanced financial assistance from last year’s relief bill needs to be extended. Rep. Lauren Underwood (D-Ill.) Led the letter from 26 swing-district House Democrats to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (DN.Y.) and Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), Calling for … Read more

Biden to nominate new ATF director, release ghost gun rule

Biden to nominate new ATF director, release ghost gun rule

President Joe Biden is set to announce that he is nominating an Obama-era U.S. attorney to run the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Town MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press 11 April 2022, 00:32 • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden is nominating an Obama-era U.S. … Read more

Senators shrinking size of COVID deal amid disagreements

Senators shrinking size of COVID deal amid disagreements

A group of senators negotiating a potential deal for new coronavirus relief is preparing to scale back the overall size of the package amid a disagreement over how to pay for it, sources told The Hill. The bipartisan group has been negotiating for days over how to revive the $ 15.6 billion in coronavirus aid … Read more

Senators trade offers in scramble for coronavirus deal

Senators trade offers in scramble for coronavirus deal

Senators are swapping offers as they scramble to try to get a deal on coronavirus relief before they leave for a two-week break in a matter of days. Senate Majority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerUS using Ukraine as cover to lock us into fossil fuels for years to come Lawmakers warn US could lose EV, AV … Read more

Health Care – Biden presses Congress on COVID funding

Health Care – Biden presses Congress on COVID funding

Welcome to Wednesday’s Overnight Health Care, where we’re following the latest moves on policy and news affecting your health. Subscribe here and view the full edition here. Bruce Willis’ family announced today he is “stepping away” from acting after being diagnosed with aphasia, a condition that affects a person’s ability to communicate. Today we’ll look … Read more

House to vote Thursday on bill to cap cost of insulin

House to vote Thursday on bill to cap cost of insulin

The House is expected to vote Thursday on legislation aimed at capping the price of insulin, Majority Leader Steny HoyerSteny Hamilton HoyerLawmakers warn US could lose EV, AV race Health Care – Biden budget preps for next pandemic This week: House set to vote on marijuana legalization bill MORE (D-Md.) Announced. Hoyer told reporters on … Read more

Health Care – Second booster shots get the go-ahead

Health Care – Second booster shots get the go-ahead

Welcome to Tuesday’s Overnight Health Care, where we’re following the latest moves on policy and news affecting your health. Subscribe here and view the full edition here. Ghana will be heading to the World Cup for the first time since 2014 after a draw with Nigeria at the FIFA World Cup qualifiers on Tuesday, earning … Read more

Shaheen says she has ‘agreement in principle’ with Collins on bill to lower insulin costs

Shaheen says she has ‘agreement in principle’ with Collins on bill to lower insulin costs

Late. Jeanne ShaheenCynthia (Jeanne) Jeanne ShaheenHealth Care – Schumer searches for path forward on COVID-19 aid Schumer says he supports bipartisan talks on bill to lower insulin costs Arizona Democrat tests positive for COVID-19 MORE (DN.H.) said Tuesday that she has an “agreement in principle” with Sen. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsRomney planning ‘a much deeper … Read more

Health Care – Biden budget preps for next pandemic

Health Care – Biden budget preps for next pandemic

Welcome to Monday’s Overnight Health Care, where we’re following the latest moves on policy and news affecting your health. Subscribe here. People are talking about the Oscars, thanks to Will Smith – though not about his movie. The White House is looking forward to the next pandemic – President BidenJoe BidenDeaf Oscar winner Troy Kotsur: … Read more