Issues Facing States

Governor Sebelius talked about federal-state issues such as bipartisanship and difficulties with the new Medicare prescription… read more

Governor Sebelius talked about federal-state issues such as bipartisanship and difficulties with the new Medicare prescription plan. She focused on National Guard and military reserve troops, saying their families left behind in their home states are ignored by the Defense Department. She described Oklahoma-passed legislation, a “Military Bill of Rights,” that provides these families with death benefits, tuition assistance, financial assistance, and pay differential. Also affecting the states is the fact that National Guard equipment will not come home from Iraq, leaving vulnerabilities during emergencies. After her presentation she answered audience members' questions. close

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Issues Facing States

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Program ID:
192115-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Los Angeles, California, United States
First Aired:
Apr 23, 2006
Last Aired:
Apr 25, 2006

Airing Details

  • Apr 23, 2006 | 5:40am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 24, 2006 | 2:12am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 24, 2006 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 25, 2006 | 6:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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