Senate Committee Moves Forward On Plans To Mark Up Kennedy Health Reform Proposal Tomorrow As Democratic Senator Conrad Pushes Coop Alternative To Public Health Plans

As the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) prepares for tomorrow’s (June 16, 2009) mark up session of the draft of the “Affordable Health Choices Act” floated by Senator Kennedy last week, Democratic Senator Kent Conrad (D-N.D.) is pushing am alternative proposal to create nonprofit cooperatives to compete with private insurers.

Democrats Plans To Fast Track Health Care Reform Enactment Requires Concerned Americans Speak Up Now!

Americans concerned about plans of President Obama and Congressional Democrats to enact comprehensive health care reform this year must speak up now. Seeking to speed the Democratic version for health care reform through Congress this summer, Senator Edward M. Kennedy and other members of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) are holding hearings this week in anticipation of a scheduled June 16 mark up a 625 page proposal to radically reform the U.S. health care system set forth in “Affordable Health Choices Act.