Keep your fingers crossed. This is coming down to the wire.
Blog of Joseph H. Boyett, Ph.D., author of twenty books on leadership and politics including Getting Things Done in Washington: Lessons for Progressives from Landmark Legislation (ASJA Press, 2011)
Tuesday, March 16, 2010
Still no CBO numbers on health reform?
The Congressional Budget Office was supposed to issue its report on the reconciliation bill yesterday. That got postponed until today. It's now 5:30PM and still no score. No/Nothing Repubs and other right wingers are yelling that Democrats have not released the CBO report because cost/savings are not what Democrats need to have to pass health reform. Some are saying that the CBO scores the reconciliation a billion dollars short through 2014. If that is true, then Demos just have to find a billion dollars and do it quick or else.....well, we don't want to think about that.
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