House Republicans plan to vote next week to repeal the new federal health law next week, but most representatives from California are unlikely to be joining them.California has blazed many trails -– from wheatgrass shots to personal computing.
One of the top items on Republicans' to-do list when they take over control of the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday is to undo one of the Democrats' signature achievements of the last Congress: the sweeping health system overhaul."
The new Republican-led House will lead a movement to ban earmarks in the next Congress. But while projects like Alaska's "Bridge to Nowhere" have given earmarks a bad rap, some earmarks fill a vital need.Case in point?
Rahm Emanuel says if he becomes mayor, he’d encourage city employees to get healthier. He says that could save the city millions of dollars. Emanuel says he’d tailor a new city wellness program on ones run by companies like Johnson & Johnson.