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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Despite higher premiums, you can still afford insurance if you qualify for subsidiesfor many, according to Tennessee's Republican senators. U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexan
Despite higher premiums, you can still afford insurance if you qualify for subsidies
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 14 hours ago
for many, according to Tennessee's Republican senators. U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., the chairman of the Senate health committee and a long-time critic of Obamacare, said the program is too expensive and "cannot be allowed to... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Alexander Should Do Something About The Affordable Health Care Act Price Increasestated, Tennesseans can't afford a 44 percent to 62 percent increase in the Aff
Alexander Should Do Something About The Affordable Health Care Act Price Increase
The Chattanoogan / Posted 18 hours ago
stated, Tennesseans can't afford a 44 percent to 62 percent increase in the Affordable Care prices. I simply ask, as Senate Health Committee chairman, why don't you do something about it? Don't tell us something most know already. I know you... Read more
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Newsmax
Newsmax's 50 Most Influential Mormons in AmericaSenate Committee on Finance. He is also a member and former chairman of both th
Newsmax's 50 Most Influential Mormons in America
Newsmax / Posted 18 hours ago
Senate Committee on Finance. He is also a member and former chairman of both the the Senate Judiciary Committee and the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee. Known traditionally as a conservative, Hatch is one of just a... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
As rates soar, Tennessee insurers and regulators say Obamacare proving too risky, costlythe state can maintain a competitive marketplace under Obamacare. U.S. Sen. Lam
As rates soar, Tennessee insurers and regulators say Obamacare proving too risky, costly
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
the state can maintain a competitive marketplace under Obamacare. U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., the chairman of the Senate Health Committee, said the rate increases are too costly for Tennesseans, and Obamacare, at least in its current... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Insurers, regulators say Obamacare proving risky, costly as rates skyrocketthe state can maintain a competitive marketplace under Obamacare. U.S. Sen. Lam
Insurers, regulators say Obamacare proving risky, costly as rates skyrocket
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
the state can maintain a competitive marketplace under Obamacare. U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., the chairman of the Senate Health Committee, said the rate increases are too costly for Tennesseans, and Obamacare, at least in its current... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Alexander Says Tennesseans Cannot Afford 44 To 62 Percent Obamacare Price IncreasesSenate Health Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander made the following statement o
Alexander Says Tennesseans Cannot Afford 44 To 62 Percent Obamacare Price Increases
The Chattanoogan / Posted yesterday
Senate Health Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander made the following statement on the premium increases ranging from 44 to 62 percent made final on Tuesday for all three plans on Tennessee’s Obamacare exchange: “Tennesseans cannot afford 44 to 62... Read more
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WBGO-FM Newark
NJ Senator Wants Feds To Investigate EpiPen Costno competition, you're able to increase that price of the drug exponentially, a
NJ Senator Wants Feds To Investigate EpiPen Cost
WBGO-FM Newark / Posted yesterday
no competition, you're able to increase that price of the drug exponentially, and you're harming consumers incredibly." Senate Health Committee chairman Joe Vitale says the cost is especially troubling for parents gearing up to send their kids... Read more
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Daily Record
Lawmakers call for EpiPen price gouging investigationmean much higher out-of-pocket costs for many. Meanwhile, State Sen. Joseph Vi
Lawmakers call for EpiPen price gouging investigation
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
mean much higher out-of-pocket costs for many. Meanwhile, State Sen. Joseph Vitale, D-Woodbridge, the chairman of the Senate Health Committee, said he would allocate part of a hearing scheduled for next month on discussions over the cost... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
As EpiPen cost skyrockets 400 percent, lawmakers call for price gouging investigationmean much higher out-of-pocket costs for many. Meanwhile, State Sen. Joseph Vi
As EpiPen cost skyrockets 400 percent, lawmakers call for price gouging investigation
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 2 days ago
mean much higher out-of-pocket costs for many. Meanwhile, State Sen. Joseph Vitale, D-Woodbridge, the chairman of the Senate Health Committee, said he would allocate part of a hearing scheduled for next month on discussions over the cost... Read more
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The Mercury News
Sacramento's new 'slush funds': Ballot measure committeesare Atkins, D-San Diego; Gray, chairman of the Assembly Governmental Organizati
Sacramento's new 'slush funds': Ballot measure committees
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
are Atkins, D-San Diego; Gray, chairman of the Assembly Governmental Organization Committee; Hernandez, chairman of the Senate Health Committee; and Senate leader de León, D-Los Angeles. Donations to their committees total $2 million -- more... Read more
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The Mercury News
Sacramento's new 'slush funds': Ballot measure committeesare Atkins, D-San Diego; Gray, chairman of the Assembly Governmental Organizati
Sacramento's new 'slush funds': Ballot measure committees
The Mercury News / Posted 5 days ago
are Atkins, D-San Diego; Gray, chairman of the Assembly Governmental Organization Committee; Hernandez, chairman of the Senate Health Committee; and Senate leader de León, D-Los Angeles. Donations to their committees total $2 million -- more... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Concerned parents seek to change wording of Colorado's non-medical vaccine exemption formmy child’s/my health or life and others who come into contact with my child/me.
Concerned parents seek to change wording of Colorado's non-medical vaccine exemption form
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 5 days ago
my child’s/my health or life and others who come into contact with my child/me. State Senator Kevin Lundberg, Chair of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee says, “That (phrasing) amounts to compelled speech.” He said the state has no... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Rising drug prices inflict pain; Aetna bolts ObamaCareuse the devices to help people in anaphylaxis. Nice idea. But why a 480 percen
Rising drug prices inflict pain; Aetna bolts ObamaCare
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 days ago
use the devices to help people in anaphylaxis. Nice idea. But why a 480 percent price increase? Who knows? On Wednesday, Senate Health Committee Chairman Ed Hernandezdropped his Senate Bill 1010 to force transparency on drug makers that jack up... Read more
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The Hill
Dems doubtful of Sanders health pushinto a force for change on Capitol Hill. Adding to his leverage, the Vermont se
Dems doubtful of Sanders health push
The Hill / Posted 7 days ago
into a force for change on Capitol Hill. Adding to his leverage, the Vermont senator could win the top slot on the powerful Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee next year if Democrats win back the majority. The public option,... Read more
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The Hill
Sanders revs up ‘public option’ fight after Aetna leaves ObamaCarewill win the White House and Democrats will take back the Senate. Sanders is h
Sanders revs up ‘public option’ fight after Aetna leaves ObamaCare
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
will win the White House and Democrats will take back the Senate. Sanders is hoping to become chairman of the powerful Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, which would give him a high podium in a healthcare fight. Still, the... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersto fail one of these days. That's what Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick,
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 9 days ago
to fail one of these days. That's what Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, state Sen. Jane Nelson (former chair of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee) and most state Republicans will tell you. Never mind that Texas has the highest... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersto fail one of these days. That's what Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick,
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 9 days ago
to fail one of these days. That's what Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, state Sen. Jane Nelson (former chair of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee) and most state Republicans will tell you. Never mind that Texas has the highest... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersto fail one of these days. That's what Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick,
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 9 days ago
to fail one of these days. That's what Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, state Sen. Jane Nelson (former chair of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee) and most state Republicans will tell you. Never mind that Texas has the highest... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersto fail one of these days. That's what Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick,
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 9 days ago
to fail one of these days. That's what Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, state Sen. Jane Nelson (former chair of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee) and most state Republicans will tell you. Never mind that Texas has the highest... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersto fail one of these days. That's what Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick,
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KXXV Waco / Posted 9 days ago
to fail one of these days. That's what Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, state Sen. Jane Nelson (former chair of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee) and most state Republicans will tell you. Never mind that Texas has the highest... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersto fail one of these days. That's what Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick,
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 9 days ago
to fail one of these days. That's what Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, state Sen. Jane Nelson (former chair of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee) and most state Republicans will tell you. Never mind that Texas has the highest... Read more
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Boston Globe
Laws to shed light on drug pricing strategies might not workexplain pricing, was “effectively gutted” by amendments added during a hearing,
Laws to shed light on drug pricing strategies might not work
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
explain pricing, was “effectively gutted” by amendments added during a hearing, Melanie Moreno, chief consultant for the Senate Health Committee, told me. The bill’s fate is now uncertain. Nonetheless, if these bills become law, they may well... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Bill would allow women to get year's worth of birth controlCalifornia Right to Life Committee sees no need for a year's supply, said direc
Bill would allow women to get year's worth of birth control
The Record Searchlight / Posted 11 days ago
California Right to Life Committee sees no need for a year's supply, said director Camille Giglio. In a letter to the state Senate Health Committee, the organization wrote contraceptives can have "devastating consequences" on women's health. Giglio... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
State Senate sets Hoosick Falls water hearing for Aug. 30officials rather than the actual polluter." Members of the public seeking to s
State Senate sets Hoosick Falls water hearing for Aug. 30
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
officials rather than the actual polluter." Members of the public seeking to speak at the Aug. 30 hearing should contact Senate Health Committee clerk Darlene Murray at dmurray@nysenate.gov or 455-2200. Citizens also will be able to speak on a... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Water hearings set for Aug. 30 in Hoosick Falls, NYpublic will be able to speak at some point during the hearing. Those who want t
Water hearings set for Aug. 30 in Hoosick Falls, NY
Bennington Banner / Posted 12 days ago
public will be able to speak at some point during the hearing. Those who want to speak are being told to contact Senate Health Committee clerk Darlene Murray at dmurray@nysenate.gov or 518-455-2200. Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Cigna, Humana seek bigger rate increases in Tennesseehealth care premiums go up again next year by double digits," said U.S. Sen. La
Cigna, Humana seek bigger rate increases in Tennessee
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 13 days ago
health care premiums go up again next year by double digits," said U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., chairman of the Senate health committee. "Today, more than ever, Tennesseans need a President and Congress willing to go step-by-step to... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Alexander Says Obamacare Continues To Spiral Out of ControlSenate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander Friday made the following stat
Alexander Says Obamacare Continues To Spiral Out of Control
The Chattanoogan / Posted 13 days ago
Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander Friday made the following statement on reports that two health insurers say they need to refile their rate requests in order to continue to offer health plans in Tennessee next year as a result of... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Senate panel could help Sanders further goals of 'political revolution'goals of his “political revolution.” Under certain circumstances, the Vermont
Senate panel could help Sanders further goals of 'political revolution'
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 15 days ago
goals of his “political revolution.” Under certain circumstances, the Vermont independent could even end up chairing the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, which has jurisdiction over some of his priority issues. The... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Senate panel could help Sanders further goals of 'political revolution'goals of his “political revolution.” Under certain circumstances, the Vermont
Senate panel could help Sanders further goals of 'political revolution'
The Record Searchlight / Posted 15 days ago
goals of his “political revolution.” Under certain circumstances, the Vermont independent could even end up chairing the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, which has jurisdiction over some of his priority issues. The... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Senate panel could help Sanders further goals of 'political revolution'goals of his “political revolution.” Under certain circumstances, the Vermont
Senate panel could help Sanders further goals of 'political revolution'
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 15 days ago
goals of his “political revolution.” Under certain circumstances, the Vermont independent could even end up chairing the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, which has jurisdiction over some of his priority issues. The... Read more
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Al.com
Don't use education funds to fix Medicaid's temporary crisiswhich includes all or parts of Randolph, Lee, Cleburne, Clay, Cherokee, and Cha
Don't use education funds to fix Medicaid's temporary crisis
Al.com / Posted 15 days ago
which includes all or parts of Randolph, Lee, Cleburne, Clay, Cherokee, and Chambers counties. He serves as Chairman of the Senate Health & Human Services Committee. Working to improve public education in Alabama for the last fifty years has been... Read more
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USA Today
Senate panel could help Sanders further goals of 'political revolution'goals of his “political revolution.” Under certain circumstances, the Vermont
Senate panel could help Sanders further goals of 'political revolution'
USA Today / Posted 15 days ago
goals of his “political revolution.” Under certain circumstances, the Vermont independent could even end up chairing the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, which has jurisdiction over some of his priority issues. The... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Alexander, Murray Urge Secretary King To Provide More Time For State Accountability Systemsof Education in its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on May 31, 2016. There
Alexander, Murray Urge Secretary King To Provide More Time For State Accountability Systems
The Chattanoogan / Posted 24 days ago
of Education in its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on May 31, 2016. Therefore, we were pleased to hear at the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee oversight hearing on implementation of ESSA on June 29, 2016... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Alexander Says New Law Gives Tennessee Boost On Front Lines Of Opioid EpidemicSenate Health Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander on Monday said bipartisan opio
Alexander Says New Law Gives Tennessee Boost On Front Lines Of Opioid Epidemic
The Chattanoogan / Posted a month ago
Senate Health Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander on Monday said bipartisan opioids legislation signed into law by President Obama will provide a “substantial boost to states like Tennessee, which are on the front lines of our nation’s opioid... Read more
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The Hill
Bacteria found ahead of Olympics underscores need for congressional action for new antibioticsgenes to other bacteria, making them resistant to antibiotics as well. ADVERTI
Bacteria found ahead of Olympics underscores need for congressional action for new antibiotics
The Hill / Posted 1 months ago
genes to other bacteria, making them resistant to antibiotics as well. ADVERTISEMENT The PATH Act was passed by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee on April 6, and similar legislation was included in the 21st... Read more

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