Rep. Paul Ryan, Chairman of the House Budget Committee has released his budget proposal. As expected , Paulie still has some granny issues. Paul Ryan disrespects his elders in order to score points with the most extreme elements of the Republican Party.
Last night on FOX, Paul Ryan again attacked President Obama for the very same Medicare savings that he includes in his own budget – and then attempted to walk away from those policies, which he has advocated in Congress as a hallmark of the House Republican agenda, and which Mitt Romney has broadly endorsed as part of the Romney-Ryan Budget time and time again.
There’s no doubt that times are still tough out there but resources are available for those who need it. Here are some details on an upcoming Orange County Town Hall that’s not by-invitation only. It’s open to everyone. The event is sponsored by the California Alliance for Retired Americans, the Council on Aging for Orange…
The Associated Press has called the closely watched Congressional special election in New York’s CD-26 for the Democrat Kathy Hochul. The seat, in a long term conservative district, once held by Jack Kemp was llost due to voter concerns over Republican candidate Jane Corwin’s embrace of the controversial budget plans from Rep. Paul Ryan which…
Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-47) today voted to save the jobs of 16,500 California teachers and prevent the layoffs of tens of thousands of police officers, firefighters, and nurses.
“According to a Medicare Trustees report, the steps we took this year to reform the health care system have put Medicare on a sounder financial footing. Weâ€™ve made Medicare more solvent by going after waste, fraud, and abuse â€“ not by changing seniorsâ€™ guaranteed benefits. In fact, seniors are starting to see that because of health reform, their benefits are getting better all the time.”
With doctors facing deep cuts in their reimbursements from Medicare unless Congress acts to correct long-standing problems, the President calls on Senate Republicans to stop blocking the remedy and pledges to work toward a permanent solution. The cuts would potentially mean widespread trouble for seniors getting needed care.