Tag: jared golden

Florida Delegation Splits on Party Lines on Build Back Better Act Vote

The Florida delegation in the U.S. House split on party lines as the chamber passed President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion “Build Back Better Act” last week. The wide-ranging bill passed the House on a 220-213...
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Democrats Using COVID to Push Lowering Medicare Age from 65 to 50

Backers of the idea say lowering the age would improve the healthcare system, lower prices for consumers and help Americans delaying healthcare for financial reasons until they get coverage through Medicare. But they claim their main reason to explore lowering the age was because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Scott Franklin Joins the For Country Caucus on Capitol Hill

The caucus has more than two dozen members and is lead by U.S. Reps. Jared Golden, D-Maine, and Van Taylor, R-Texas.