July 30,2009

Baucus Statement on Progress of Finance Committee’s Health Care Reform Negotiations

Washington, DC – Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.) released the following statement today on the progress of the Senate Finance Committee’s health care reform negations:

“We have been making steady progress on a package that lowers health care costs, provides quality, affordable coverage to all Americans and can pass the Senate. Health care reform is my number one priority and I remain committed to getting it done – and done right. The President, Leader Reid and I share the goal of a bipartisan bill and we will continue to work toward meaningful, bipartisan legislation that can pass the Senate and become law this year."