Just as the House Republican bill to slash much of the Affordable Care Act moved forward, some lawmakers started trading health care stocks.
Source: Republican Lawmakers Buy Health Insurance Stocks as Repeal Effort Moves Forward
A Republican lawmaker who voted to eliminate Internet privacy rules said, “Nobody’s got to use the Internet” when asked why ISPs should be able to use and share their customers’ Web browsing history for advertising purposes.
Source: Why one US Republican voted to kill privacy rules: “Nobody has to use the Internet” | Ars Technica UK
Stripping Planned Parenthood of federal funding could seriously damage the networks of providers that offer women’s health services, leaving thousands of women without access to preventive care.
Source: Sen. Joni Ernst Puts Planned Parenthood — and Access to Birth Control — on the Chopping Block
Congressman continues crusade against Exxon securities fraud investigations.
Source: House Science Committee now wants to see SEC’s e-mails, too | Ars Technica
The news comes just a week after Boehner joined the board of tobacco giant Reynolds American for an estimated $400,000 a year.
Source: John Boehner Cashes Out, Joins Corporate Lobbying Firm That Represents China