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Price Statement on Nomination to Serve as Secretary of Health and Human Services

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“It is an honor to be nominated to serve our nation as Secretary of Health and Human Services. Thanks to President-Elect Donald Trump and Vice President-Elect Mike Pence for their confidence. I am humbled by the incredible challenges that lay ahead and enthusiastic for the opportunity to be a part of solving them on behalf of the American people. There ...

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New bill would give union members choice in how dues are spent in elections

Bills have been introduced into the House and Senate that would allow union members to decide how their dues are donated to political efforts. Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Rep. Tom Price, (R-Ga) introduced The Employee Rights Act into their respective legislative bodies that would allow union members to choose whether or not their share of union dues go to certain candidates or ...

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House to vote on Obamacare IRS limits bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – It was announced today that the U.S. House of Representatives will consider legislation by Rep. Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06), that prevents the Internal Revenue Service from enforcing or implementing any component of President Obama’s health care law. The House is scheduled to vote on H.R. 2009, Keep the IRS Off Your Health Care Act, prior to the ...

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Rep. Price Introduces Legislation to Revamp Medicare Bidding Process

“Applying common sense, free market principles to the bidding process will ensure that taxpayers get the most for their money while seniors receive the quality technologies and treatments they deserve,” Chairman Price said. “Streamlining government to make it more efficient for taxpayers and better for patients is a non-partisan issue. I hope my friends on both sides of the aisle will join me in this effort.”

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Unemployment rate rises to 8.3% – again

The Bureau of Labor Statistics carefully wordsmithed today’s release of the July Employment Situation Report which showed that unemployment has hit 8.3% again despite a shrinking American workforce. To downplay the alarming jobs news, the BLS used phrases like “essentially unchanged” to describe the increase in the most recognized measure on the health of the workforce. If the number had ...

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