Author Archives: Team Guillory

03 Dec
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Editorial: Congress must fund CHIP soon

While Congress is busy expanding the nation’s debt and deficit with a tax-cut plan, it is ignoring an overdue bill that jeopardizes health-care coverage for millions of children. The Children’s Health Insurance Program lapsed on Sept. 30. It’s been around ...

03 Dec
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Editorial: Congress should hold its members accountable | Opinion

Americans have long complained that members of Congress too often exempt themselves from the rules they insist on applying to everyone else. The incredible revelation that Congress has been using taxpayer funds to pay sexual harassment settlements against lawmakers since ...

03 Dec
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Internet access: Congress must intervene | Columns

Small business owners, how do you feel about your website being blocked or slowed because bigger companies are paying internet providers more than you are? Consumers, how do you feel about having internet providers decide which content you are able ...

03 Dec
0

How Maine’s members of Congress voted last week

Along with roll call votes last week, the Senate passed the Indian Employment, Training and Related Services Consolidation Act (H.R. 228), to facilitate the ability of Indian tribes to integrate the employment, training, and related services from diverse federal sources; ...

02 Dec
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Health funding stuck in Congress: Local, state programs brace for impact if there’s no legislative fix

Specifically, Congress has yet to extend funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program, which fills a gap for children, infants and pregnant women at certain income levels, and for community health centers, which provide a safety net for lower-income individuals ...