The House worked on two bills this week. H.R. 527, which changes the way we sell helium, passed in a beautifully bipartisan way. H.R. 1549, which dismantles a piece of ObamaCare, died a uniquely Republican death.
Links to Information in this Episode
Music: All Hail to the Market by Alun Parry (found on Music Alley by mevio)
Text of H.R. 527: Responsible Helium Administration and Stewardship Act
Natural Resources Committee hearing on H.R. 527, an example of government functioning properly.
Music: Ask Your Doctor by Neal Fox (found on Music Alley by mevio)
Text of H.R. 1549: “Help Sick Americans Now Act”
Congressional Dish summary of H.R. 1549
Washington Post: Funds run low for health insurance in state ‘high-risk pools’ by N.C. Aizenman (2/15/13)
What is the public health fund?
The public health fund has already been cut
FreedomWorks blog post by Dean Clancy, the Vice President of Public Policy
Representatives Featured in this Episode (in order of appearance)