Health Lobby Ready to Kick In

U.S. Supreme Court

Lobbying by many health insurance and health services companies has understandably declined since President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act in 2010. Should we expect K Street’s floodgates to open with the Supreme Court’s decision upholding the act’s constitutionality? Almost certainly, particularly coming in the midst of the presidential election. An early signal is in […]

Senate Tables Blunt Amendment

The contraception wars, fought on the campaign trail and in the Senate, may be headed for K Street. On Thursday, Senate Republican leaders pushed for passage of the Blunt amendment, blocking President Obama’s mandate for health insurance coverage of contraceptives for women. The amendment to the Transportation Authorization Bill, sponsored by Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO), […]