Lopsided House vote puts pressure on Senate to act on SGR repeal

By Paul Demko  |  March 26, 2015

The overwhelming and bipartisan vote in the House to permanently repeal Medicare's sustainable growth-rate formula puts pressure on the Senate to act before adjourning Friday. But it's not certain that they will given the narrow window.

House votes for permanent doc fix, bill goes to Senate

By John N. Frank , Adam Rubenfire and Paul Demko  |  March 26, 2015

The U.S. House Thursday voted overwhelmingly, 392-37, in favor of scrapping Medicare's sustainable growth-rate formula, passing a permanent doc fix. The measure next goes to the Senate for a vote.

Republican House passes budget to erase deficits, repeal reform law

By Associated Press  |  March 26, 2015

Normally quarrelsome House Republicans came together and passed a boldly conservative budget that relies on nearly $5 trillion in cuts to eliminate deficits over the next decade, calls for repealing the healthcare law and envisions transformations of the tax code and social programs.

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