The Republicans are willing keep interest rates at the current level for one year, but only if they can pay for it by targeting women’s healthcare spending for breast cancer screening, childhood immunizations, research, prevention, and wellness education. The House GOP bill cuts $17 billion from the prevention portion of the public health fund that Speaker John Boehner labeled a “slush fund” that Congress already raided earlier to prevent reduced Medicare reimbursements for doctors.
House Republicans Take Student Loans Hostage in Their War Against Women (via tinfoilandtea)
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