On this week’s Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts will discuss how U.S. providers are being affected by the NSA Survelliance controversy, and the impact of the Affordable Care Act. June 20, 2013
President Barack Obama met with congressional leaders for the first time since the shutdown began, but they made no progress in developing an agreement that would reopen the government.
It really was that bad. The National Taxpayer Advocate has confirmed in a new report what the IRS long warned about: Taxpayers can forget about getting help from the agency amid budget cuts and staff shortages.
Twila Brase, president of the Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom, talks about phase two of the Affordable Care Act and its impact on the delivery of medical services.
The first order of business for the 115th Congress will be conducting confirmation hearings for some of Trump’s nominees and addressing the repeal of Obamacare.
President Donald Trump got to work quickly after his inauguration a week ago. Of greatest immediate impact on federal employees, by Monday the administration had imposed a hiring freeze.
Presidents Day kicked off a week-long recess for Congress. Not that they don’t have much to do. There’s the possible repeal-and-replace of the Affordable Care Act and related issues affecting Health and Human Services and particularly its massive Medicaid program. David Hawkings, senior editor at Roll Call, offers a look ahead on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Now that the health care bill from House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) appears to be dead and buried, Congress still has plenty of other issues to deal with. The question is, which one comes next? Tax reform? Climate? The federal budget maybe? Roll Call Senior Editor David Hawkings joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin with a look ahead.
“Tax reform has to happen. This is a central theme of what the current Congress and the current administration campaigned on… If tax reform does not happen, this is a big failure and a big setback in an ambitious agenda” Joshua Baca says.
The House went on recess this week, but the Senate is in town with plenty of work to do. Having sent the president a budget for 2017, senators are rubbing their collective hands as they take on health care policy. Roll Call Senior Editor David Hawkings tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin what to expect.