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Elections 2019 – Pennsylvania 12th Congressional District Special Election

In today’s first installment of the Elections 2019 Series, we review the latest Congressional Special Election in Pennsylvania’s 12th District. When Republican Congressman Tom Marino, elected in the Tea Party wave of 2010, announced his resignation from Congress in late January, he triggered a state law which gave the Governor at least 60 days to set a date for a Special Election. Democratic Governor Tom Wolf selected May 21st, the […]

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Senate Passes $19.1 Billion Relief Package

The Senate passed and President Trump has said he will support H.R. 2157, a $19.1 billion disaster-aid plan for areas hit by hurricanes, Midwest floods, and California wildfires. The 85-8 vote sends the bill to the House. Trump had previously insisted that the disaster-aid bill provide more funds for detaining undocumented migrants, leading to an impasse with the House. The bill includes funding to assist victims of 2019 tornadoes in […]

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DMGS Week in Review – May 19, 2019

U.S. House Passes Drug Pricing & ACA Package A package of bills to bolster the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and reduce drug prices passed the House. The vote late Thursday was 234 to 183 and mostly along party lines. House Democratic leaders packaged together (H.R. 987) several bills with bipartisan support that look to spur the creation of more low-cost generic drugs with those that counter Trump administration changes to […]

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House Passes Drug Pricing & ACA Package

A package of bills to bolster the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and reduce drug prices passed the House. The vote late Thursday was 234 to 183 and mostly along party lines. House Democratic leaders packaged together (H.R. 987) several bills with bipartisan support that look to spur the creation of more low-cost generic drugs with those that counter Trump administration changes to the ACA’s individual health insurance marketplaces. Senate Republicans […]

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