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Roe Statement: Field Hearing on "Health Care Challenges Facing Pennsylvania's Workers and Job Creators"
Feb 22, 2012 -
Over four years ago, our nation fell into the worst recession since the Great Depression. Businesses closed, jobs were lost, savings disappeared, and countless lives were transformed by the pain of a deep economic downturn. While we’ve made some modest progress in recent months, we still have a long...
Roe Statement: Hearing on "Regulations, Costs, and Uncertainty in Employer Provided Health Care"
Oct 13, 2011 -
It was stated time and again: “If you like your current [health care] plan, you will be able to keep it. Let me repeat that. If you like your plan, you will be able to keep it.” Those remarks were delivered by President Obama and similar sentiments were expressed during the many months of Congress’ ...
Bucshon Statement: Hearing on "The Recent Health Care Law: Consequences for Indiana Families and Workers"
Jun 7, 2011 -
Thank you, Chairman Roe. On behalf of the people of Evansville, please allow me to extend a warm welcome and offer our sincere appreciation for convening this hearing today. I think you will discover people in Indiana have a profound love for their country and a lot of good ideas on how we can move ...
Roe Statement: Hearing on "The Recent Health Care Law: Consequences fo Indiana Families and Workers"
Jun 7, 2011 -
Good morning everyone. First, allow me to take a moment to thank our witnesses for being with us today. We recognize you all have busy schedules, and we appreciate the opportunity to hear your thoughts and experiences on the very important issue of health care. Second, I would like to thank the peop...
Kline Statement: Hearing on "Policies and Priorities of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services"
May 5, 2011 -
Good morning and welcome Madam Secretary. I believe this is your first appearance before the committee, and we certainly appreciate the opportunity to meet with you today. I realize your time is valuable and we only have a small window to discuss a wide range of topics. I will keep my opening remark...
Roe Statement: Hearing on "The Pressures of Rising Costs on Employer-Provided Health Care"
Mar 10, 2011 -
Good morning everyone. I want to thank our witnesses for being with us today and for sharing their thoughts and experience on this important subject. The steady rise in cost is a critical challenge facing our nation’s health care system. For many patients, the price of health care is the determining...
Kline Statement: Hearing on "The Impact of the Health Care Law on the Economy, Employers, and the Workforce"
Feb 9, 2011 -
Today’s hearing is the first opportunity for this committee to take a close look at the consequences of the health care reform bill that was signed into law last year. It has been less than a year and already this 2,700 page law has led to more than 4,000 pages in new government regulations. A propo...