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Alexander, Murray: 5 Governors to Testify at Sept. 7 Hearing on Stabilizing Premiums in the Individual Market

Governors Baker, Bullock, Haslam, Herbert and Hickenlooper to testify

WASHINGTON, August 23 — Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-Wash.) today announced the Senate health committee will hear September 7 from governors representing the states of Massachusetts, Montana, Tennessee, Utah and Colorado.

·         Charlie Baker, Governor, State of Massachusetts 

·         Steve Bullock, Governor, State of Montana

·         Bill Haslam, Governor, State of Tennessee

·         Gary Herbert, Governor, State of Utah

·         John W. Hickenlooper, Governor, State of Colorado

The hearing on Thursday, September 7th, “Stabilizing Premiums and Helping Individuals in the Individual Insurance Market for 2018: Governors,” will take place in Dirksen 430 at 9 a.m.

Alexander and Murray announced earlier this month that the committee would hold hearings on stabilizing premiums in the individual insurance market so that the 18 million Americans in the individual market will be able to buy insurance at affordable prices in the year 2018.

The committee will hear from state insurance commissioners on September 6.