H.R. 3590 (111th Congress) - the major "Patient Protection & Affordable Care" bill - official text, money trail of interests supporting & opposing, roll call votes, House vote on passage (concurring w/ Senate).
I enthusiastically recommend you stream WNYC's the Brian Lehrer Show during the 10am ruling. (Listen now link is buried on the right-hand side for some reason.) Will be informed & reality-based & clutch. More background links after the jump.Read Full Article
(Ed. - re-publishing this post from last week Monday.) You've likely heard this morning that SCOTUS is reviewing H.R. 3590, the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act, i.e. the major health-care reform bill from the previous 111th U.S. Congress that was signed into law March 22nd, 2010. Full bill text (including most-commented sections), roll call results, money trail, news & blog coverage, public comments.
The relatively-under-appreciated (in my opinion) Memeorandum has the wide-ranging overview from blogs & news around the Webnet; the must-read-every-day Wonkblog by Ezra Klein et al chez WaPo brings (as expected & appreciated & admired) the accessible primer: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know About #hcr & SCOTUS.Read Full Article
OpenCongress is very pleased to announce that the Gannett news company is using one of our free widgets on their online Topic page for Health Care Reform. You can check out the page here, and you can grab the free widget for yourself here -- see what people across the U.S. are saying about the bill, and even customize it for all 50 states.Read Full Article