GOP Lawmakers Eye Health Law Funding Fights, Program Probes
Roll Call reports that, though Republicans have been pressuring their Democratic counterparts to slash spending in general, they haven't "taken their eyes" away from the goal of blocking spending on the health law. Meanwhile, the Hill reports on one House appropriator's plan to investigate the CLASS program.
Roll Call: Spending Negotiations To Revive Health Care Fight
Republicans have recently been focusing most of their attention on pressuring Democrats to slash spending, but they haven't completely taken their eyes off their goal of blocking the health care overhaul law (Dennis, 3/22).
The Hill: Rep. Rehberg Launches CLASS Act Probe
A House appropriator wants to know if any Democrats knew a new long-term-care insurance program created by health care reform was unsustainable before they voted for the law (Millman, 3/21).