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Van Hollen decries GOP direction on safety net programs
Modern Healthcare

The ranking member of the House Budget Committee said a Tuesday hearing of that panel to examine the nation’s safety net programs will defend a House Republican budget blueprint that “shreds the safety net.”

In a conference call with reporters Monday, Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) said chances are “very remote” that the budget plan unveiled last month by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) will be approved by the Senate or signed by the president.

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