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New Legislation Seeks to Discard Medicare Bidding System

Reps. Thompson and Altmire announced new legislation this week entitled the Fairness in Medicare Bidding Act, or H.R. 1041 in front of a standing-room-only crowd. This would serve to repeal the current bidding program which was created in 2003, and which Thompson says limits the choices of seniors in obtaining quality medical products.

March 17th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 5 Comments

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3/17 Morning O’Buzz

It’s Saint Patrick’s Day, and candidates who drew top ballot position yesterday are feeling the luck of the Irish. Tom Corbett? Not so lucky. An F&M poll this morning says some of the Gov’s major policy points meet with wide disapproval from voters, especially higher ed cuts.

March 16th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook | No Comments