AARP Michigan Statement on Key Votes by Senator Peters and Senator Stabenow on Medicare 'Seniors’ Amendment'
Last night the U.S. Senate voted on the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015 (H.R. 2) that permanently replaces the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula used to calculate reimbursements to physicians under Medicare. The Senate also voted on the Cardin-Vitter “Seniors’ Amendment” which was a Key Vote for AARP.
Gov. Rick Snyder late Tuesday signed Senate Bill 636, which will allow telephone companies to eliminate landline phone service with only 90 days' notice beginning in 2017.
The Michigan Senate voted to pass a bill on Thursday that would allow phone companies to eliminate landline telephone service with only 90 days' notice starting in 2017.
LANSING, MI -- AARP Michigan announced today it is sending letters to members of the State Senate Energy & Technology Committee notifying them that their vote on Senate Bill 636 is designated a “key vote.” By designating the telecommunications bill a key vote, AARP will inform members and the public about how lawmakers vote on this critical bill.
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