Eye on Washington

March 1, 2007

March is nitty-gritty time on Capitol Hill, as Congress gets down to the details of the fiscal year 2008 budget President George W. Bush sent up last month. Unless the unbearably difficult question of how to succeed or get out from under the war in Iraq continues to hog the entire agenda, committees in both houses will begin work on a range of crucial health policy issues.

March is nitty-gritty time on Capitol Hill, as Congress gets down to the details of the fiscal year 2008 budget President George W. Bush sent up last month. Unless the unbearably difficult question of how to succeed or get out from under the war in Iraq continues to hog the entire agenda, committees in both houses will begin work on a range of crucial health policy issues.