Kathy Hochul

Ryan’s Medicare Plan: Stalled for Now but Not Soon Forgotten

Posted on 03/30/2012 by |Politics | Comments

Bulletin Today | PoliticsThe budget and Medicare overhaul proposed by House Budget Committee chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and just approved by the House (almost entirely along party lines) is all but certain to be dead on arrival in the Democratic-controlled Senate. But Ryan’s most recent plan to change Medicare is bound to have a long and lively life as a campaign issue this fall. Republicans, who maintain that current Medicare beneficiaries would see no change at all under the Ryan plan, hope to …