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    State of Medicaid and Medicare Part 1

    Committee members heard testimony on the state of the government’s Medicare and Medicaid programs. Medicare provides health care to more than 36 million senior citizens and disabled…

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    Entitlement Reform

    Mr. Trumka spoke about entitlement reform. He is the International President of the United Mine Workers Union.

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    Entitlement and Tax Reform

    This was the last hearing of the Bipartisan Commission on Entitlement. The goal of the commission was to recommend ways to help control entitlement spending. Some approaches include cutting…

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    United Mine Workers Issues

    Mr. Trumka spoke to a luncheon audience on the United Mine Workers' perspective on labor and business issues. He discussed the situation of the average coal miner in the U.S., and went on…

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    Coal Mine Safety and Health

    Mr. Trumka and Mr. Lawson discussed coal mine safety and health. Monday, the House Education and Labor Subcommittee on Health and Safety met to examine Labor Secretary Lynn Martin’s charge…

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    Acid Rain

    Witnesses testified on acid rain research and prevention. This was the first hearing for H.R. 4567, Acid Deposition Control Act of 1986.

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