Archive for "Health Care"

Pro-Life Bills Pass Out of House Health Committee

Great news!  All three of the pro-life bills that Eagle Forum of Alabama is promoting were reported out of the House Health Committee on Feb. 8th, after public hearings on all of them. HB24 – Adoption by Rep. Rich Wingo (334) 242-7681 This bill would establish the Alabama Child Placing Agency Inclusion Act.  It would […]

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American College of Pediatricians says Gender Ideology Harms Children

http://www.acpeds.org/the-college-speaks/position-statements/gender-ideology-harms-children

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Governor Bentley Announces Alabama Will Not Set Up State Insurance Exchange

  Office of the Governor ROBERT BENTLEY Governor  STATE OF ALABAMA Press Office       November 13, 2012 Governor Bentley Announces Alabama Will Not Set Up State Insurance Exchange MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Tuesday announced that Alabama will not set up a state insurance exchange under the federal health care law. “I […]

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Obamacare Is Now A Tax And Liberty Is Now A Memory

Many conservatives were convinced that yesterday we would see the US Supreme Court strike down what we know is a massive expansion of the federal government and an unconstitutional use of federal power.  Unfortunately, things didn’t quite turn out as we had hoped.  While there were not 5 votes to allow Congress to use the […]

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Busy Week For House Committees

Fresh off spring break, Alabama legislators will jump right in with a committee meeting on the charter school bill(HB541) in House W&ME. The committee will also look at a proposed fix to the PACT program (HB603).  On Wednesday, the House Health Committee will have public hearings on the Healthcare Rights of Conscience Act (HB375), Healthcare […]

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On The Anniversary of Obamacare, Tell Congress: NO Partial Repeal!

Today marks the 2-year anniversary of the federal takeover of our health care system. A majority of Americans still oppose Obamacare and believe it must be repealed in its entirety.  Unfortunately, Congress hasn’t gotten the message.  The House of Representatives voted yesterday to repeal the Independent Payment Advisory Board (a.k.a. the Obamacare Rationing Board).  This […]

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If Obamacare Is So Great, Why Is Everyone Opting Out?

The Obama administration approved 204 new waivers for the Obamacare law in April.  38 of those were for upscale restaurants and nightclubs and fancy hotels in Nancy Pelosi’s district, 27 were for health care or drug companies, and another 31 were for unions.  That brings the total number of waivers so far up to 1,372. […]

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Coming Up This Week In The Alabama Legislature

On the Senate side… In Committee: SB196–Sen. Paul Bussman’s Shared Parenting bill:  Changes the custodial presumption in child custody cases from 80%/20% to 50%/50% HB58–Rep. Mike Ball’s Ethics Disclosure Requirements:  Requires public officials/candidates and spouses of public officials/candidates to disclose if they are employed by the state or federal government or have a contract with […]

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Alabama House Passes EF Agenda Items

Yesterday, the Alabama House of Representatives passed two important items on Eagle Form’s legislative agenda.  The first was a tough, Arizona-style immigration law by a vote of 73-28.  Among other things, Rep. Micky Hammon’s HB56 will give state and local police the power to check the immigration status of people who are held for other violations […]

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Coming Up This Week In The Alabama Legislature

On the House side:  The House is set to re-vote on the Obamacare Opt Out legislation.  Several Republicans were absent last Thursday, and it did not pass.  I’m told they have the votes to get it through this week. On the Senate side:  The Senate may take up Sen. Beason’s immigration reform legislation in committee […]

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