Tag Archives: Jacob Lew

House Votes on Defunding Planned Parenthood; Subcommittee Continues Review of Medicaid Program; ONC Names Chief Nursing Officer; MedPAC Considers Unified PPS for Post-Acute Care; ACA Lawsuit to Proceed

Legislative Activity House Votes on Defunding Planned Parenthood With the fiscal year quickly coming to an end, the government spending fight will ramp up as the House of Representatives continues its response to the controversial Planned Parenthood videos which were released this summer. As early as Thursday, September 17, the House is expected to vote … Continue Reading

Senate Passes Terrorism Risk Insurance Act Reauthorization; Treasury Department Encourages Cybersecurity Efforts in Financial Sector

Legislative Branch Activity Terrorism Risk Insurance Act Reauthorization Last week, the Senate passed the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2014 (S. 2244) by a 93-4 vote. The bill would extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA), which expires at the end of this year, for an additional seven years. The Senate bill would … Continue Reading