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    Private Health Insurance Companies

    The House Domestic Policy Subcommittee examined how the private health insurance system impacts the medical care of patients. Witnesses included family members of patients who…

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    Treasury Department Use of Bailout Funds, Panel 1

    A hearing was held on the Treasury Department’s use of $700 billion in aid to financial institutions and the operation of the Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP). Mr. Kashkari…

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    Bank of America and Merrill Lynch Merger

    The House Oversight Committee looked at Bank of America’s merger with Merrill Lynch -- a deal struck during the height of the financial crisis in September 2008 - and the role of…

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    Safety and Regulation of Ready-to-Eat Produce

    A hearing was held on the safety and regulation of bagged, pre-washed, or “ready-to-eat” produce. Topics included the proposed nationalization of the California Leafy…

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    Health Effects of Cell Phone Use

    Witnesses testified about potential health risks associated with the use of cellular telephones. They spoke about the exponential use of cell phones, the science on the connection…

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    Treasury Department Use of Bailout Funds, Panel 2

    Witnesses testified about the Treasury Department’s use of a $700 billion fund, known as the Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP). They focused on the operation and management of the…

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    Financial Stability Measures Oversight, Part 2

    Government and financial officials testified about the Treasury Department’s oversight of the use by financial institutions of funds provided under the Troubled Asset Relief Program…

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    Yankee Stadium Funding Bonds

    A hearing was held about the City of New York’s assessment of the new Yankee Stadium that was used in the issuance of federally tax-exempt bonds for the stadium’s…

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    Financial Stability Measures Oversight, Part 1

    Mr. Kashkari testified about government oversight of emergency aid given to financial institutions under the Bush administration. In his testimony he said the government should…

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    Dental Care for Children in Medicaid

    Witnesses testified about pediatric dental services available through Medicaid. Among the issues they addressed were the low rates of participation in these Medicaid programs, the…

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    Mortgage Crisis in Neighborhoods

    Witnesses testified about the state of the housing market and the impact of recent foreclosures on neighborhoods and communities. Among the issues they addressed were falling house…

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    State and Federal Gun Laws

    Witnesses testified about laws governing the purchase of firearms, existing controls and regulations on sales and background checks, the problem of gun violence in society, and loopholes in…

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    Taxpayer Financed Sports Stadiums

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on the topic, gDo Taxpayer-Financed Sports Stadiums, Convention Centers and Hotels Deliver as Promised for America’s Cities? h Among the issues…

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    Treasury Department Use of Bailout Funds Reaction

    Phone lines were opened for viewer reactions to the Treasury Department’s plan to use bailout funds along with the role of the government in financial intervention. 

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