GOP Attacks Government Order On Health Care Mailers

Republicans on Capitol Hill continue to express their outrage over an order from a federal agency to bar private insurers from sending information to elderly customers about the possible effects of the health care overhaul plan on their benefits. The controversy stems from a mailer sent to some seniors by Louisville-based Humana that said the… Continue reading GOP Attacks Government Order On Health Care Mailers

Yarmuth Talks Health Care At Louisville Forum

As Capitol Hill lawmakers prepare to resume the debate on an overhaul of the nation’s health care system, Congressman John Yarmuth of Louisville (pictured) continues to voice his support for a plan that would include a so-called public option. Speaking at the monthly Louisville Forum Tuesday, the Democrat said a government alternative is needed to… Continue reading Yarmuth Talks Health Care At Louisville Forum

Yarmuth to Host In-Person Town Hall Meeting Tomorrow

Congressman John Yarmuth of Louisville will host his only in-person town hall meeting on health care tomorrow evening at Central High School. Yarmuth says 15,000 people participated in his ‘tele-town hall’ meetings over the last couple of weeks. In those, his office placed calls throughout the district and if the call was answered, the person… Continue reading Yarmuth to Host In-Person Town Hall Meeting Tomorrow

McConnell Says Comprehensive Health Care Bill Unnecessary

U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell says the nation’s health care system can be improved without a comprehensive overhaul proposed by President Obama.                         McConnell told an audience at the Kentucky Farm Bureau breakfast that Congress should instead concentrate on specific problems within the existing system.                      “Because we have the finest health care in the world, we don’t… Continue reading McConnell Says Comprehensive Health Care Bill Unnecessary

Yarmuth To Conduct Health Care Town Hall

Congressman John Yarmuth of Louisville says he’ll conduct a town hall meeting on Wednesday, September 2 at Central High School to discuss the various health care overhaul plans under consideration on Capitol Hill. While some town halls held elsewhere this month have grown contentious, Yarmuth says he believes most people who come to the meetings… Continue reading Yarmuth To Conduct Health Care Town Hall