As Kentucky awaits word on a waiver to delay implementing certain provisions of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul bill, U.S. Rep. Geoff Davis, R-Ky., is still hoping to overturn the legislation. From Davis’ Twitter: [blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/#!/RepGeoffDavis/status/89070939601502208″] Earlier this year, attempts to repeal the law passed in the Republican-controlled House but failed in Democratic-controlled Senate… Continue reading Davis Still Wishful for Health Care Law Repeal
By Rick Howlett With one exception, members of the Kentucky and Indiana congressional delegations voted along party lines in last night’s House passage of sweeping health care overhaul legislation. Kentucky’s four Republican House members and Democrat Ben Chandler voted against the two bills. Chandler said he couldn’t support the entire package because it places too… Continue reading Yarmuth Lauds Passage Of Health Care Bills; Chandler Votes 'No'
Kentucky and Indiana members of the U.S. House generally voted along party lines Saturday night as the chamber narrowly approved a Democratic-sponsored landmark health care overhaul bill. Democratic Third District Congressman John Yarmuth was the only Kentucky representatative to vote for the plan. Sixth District Congressman Ben Chandler of Lexington was one of 39 Democrats to… Continue reading KY, IN Health Care Votes Generally Follow Party Lines