|Posted on 5/9/2017 9:03:00 AM.|
Michelle Southern reporting.
Louisiana US Senator Bill Cassidy appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live to talk about his "Kimmel Test" when it comes to the nation's healthcare plan. Kimmel gave an emotional monologue last week about his new baby who was born with a heart defect, but surgery saved his life.
|jimmy kimmel live, bill cassidy, healthcare, jimmy kimmel test, |
|Posted on 5/5/2017 11:35:00 AM.|
The healthcare bill approved by the US House still has a long way to go in the legislative process. The next step for the plan is to get approval from the US Senate. Senator Bill Cassidy says there will likely be some changes made to the bill before it gets through the Upper Chamber.
|Bill Cassidy, healthcare, Obamacare|
|Posted on 4/27/2017 12:31:00 PM.|
US Senator Bill Cassidy says President Donald Trump's tax reform plan will simplify the tax code, create jobs and incentivize investment and growth. Cassidy says he likes that Trump is engaged and following through with his campaign promises.
|President Donald Trump, Bill Cassidy, tax plan|
|Posted on 4/6/2017 5:34:00 AM.|
U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy is behind legislation that seeks to address the growing obesity rate in America. Cassidy says the Treat and Reduce Obesity Act would make weight loss treatment more accessible to those on Medicare. He says the bill allows Medicare to cover the cost of new prescription drugs for chronic weigh management.
|Bill Cassidy, obesity, Medicare, healthcare|
|Posted on 2/23/2017 11:10:00 AM.|
Republican U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy faced a rowdy crowd at a town hall meeting in Metairie yesterday as many upset residents screamed at him about healthcare, the travel ban, and public education. This is a trend around the country at town hall meetings with Republican lawmakers. UL-Lafayette Political Science Professor Pearson Cross says in the past, these types of protests have proven effective.
|Bill Cassidy, Pearson Cross, town hall meeting, protest|
|Posted on 1/23/2017 2:09:00 PM.|
Republican U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy presented a health care plan this morning on Capitol Hill that would give states the ability to decide if they want to keep Obamacare. Cassidy says Republicans believe that if you like your health insurance, than you should keep it.
|Bill Cassidy, Patient Freedom Act, Susan Collins, Obamacare|
|Posted on 1/9/2017 6:04:00 AM.|
Governor John Bel Edwards has sent a letter to Congress urging national leaders not to repeal the Affordable Care Act. But US Senator Bill Cassidy says Obamacare isn’t working for everyone. He says when premiums and deductibles cost thousands of dollars, that’s anything but affordable.
|Bill Cassidy, Rebekah Gee, Obamacare|
|Posted on 12/8/2016 3:40:00 AM.|
A landmark mental health reform bill co-authored by Republican U.S Senator Bill Cassidy is on its way to be signed into law by the President. Cassidy says this measure will expand access to resources for those who need treatment for mental illnesses.
|Bill Cassidy, mental health, reform|
|Posted on 12/1/2016 10:40:00 AM.|
A bill co-authored by US Senator Bill Cassidy that seeks to reform mental healthcare has passed the US House and could receive Senate approval next week. Cassidy says this legislation is two years in the making, with the goal of making sure patients are not denied care. He says the bill should foster more mental health professionals, as well as create more outpatient treatment settings.
|Bill Cassidy, mental health, mental illness, |
|Posted on 11/9/2016 10:48:00 AM.|
Louisiana's soon-to-be senior U.S. Senator says he's looking forward to working with Donald Trump to enact real change in Washington. Republican Bill Cassidy says Trump's election to the White House will allow the GOP controlled Congress to roll back the last eight years of harmful policies on working Americans.
|Bill Cassidy, Donald Trump, Obamacare, American jobs|
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