07.24.19

Alexander, Murray Statement on the Lower Health Care Costs Act

“We are engaged in very productive conversations about this legislation with our colleagues in the Senate and the House, and will continue to work during August and into September to move this legislation forward."

WASHINGTON, July 24 — Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-Wash.) today released the following statement on the bipartisan Lower Health Care Costs Act of 2019:

“The Senate does not have time before the August recess to consider the bipartisan Lower Health Care Costs Act, which the Senate’s health committee approved 20-3 on June 26, and includes proposals from 74 of our colleagues—35 Republican and 39 Democratic Senators.

“We are engaged in very productive conversations about this legislation with our colleagues in the Senate and the House, and will continue to work during August and into September to move this legislation forward.”

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