Topic: U.S. Congressional Budget Office
A successful vote Friday could give the administration momentum on its biggest priority: healthcare reform.
06/24/2009 01:00 am
Dire pronouncements aside, the process is just getting started, with legislation at a formative stage and Obama yet to offer his plan.
06/23/2009 01:00 am
Estimates that a government-run plan could cost $1.6 trillion mean it won't pass Congress, said Sen. Lindsey Graham Sunday.
06/21/2009 01:00 am
Price will be a major factor in winning bipartisan support, and the public insurance option could be a sticking point too.
06/19/2009 01:00 am
Obama's plan could result in higher costs for insurers, employers, and those with private coverage.
06/18/2009 01:00 am
Many doctors want to see caps on medical malpractice awards – something the president did not endorse in his healthcare speech on Monday.
06/15/2009 01:00 am
Obama's proposal to permanently fund Pell Grants will help the US regain global competitiveness.
06/09/2009 01:00 am
Higher unemployment but slower layoffs hints at a need for Washington to switch from rescuer to reformer.
06/05/2009 01:00 am
Even as the president urges Senate Democrats to move quickly, a Congressional Budget Office ruling lowers a hurdle that tripped up the Clinton-era reform effort.
06/03/2009 01:00 am
A House climate-change bill is watered down as its price goes up. Is that leadership?
05/12/2009 01:00 am