Bingaman talks with New Mexico radio reporters about health care reform legislation

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today talked with New Mexico radio about health care reform legislation being debated in Congress. Bingaman’s remarks can be retrieved by going to his website or clicking on the following link:

http://bingaman.senate.gov/mediaasset/bingaman080309m.mp3

00:00 – Bingaman gives a brief overview of the Senate’s schedule this week.

01:38 – Bingaman talks about the ‘Cash for Clunkers’ program.

04:02 – Bingaman talks about health care reform legislation being drafted in Congress.

07:00 – Bingaman talks about the $2.39 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding to that was released to begin planning and design associated with the rebuilding the Columbus Port of Entry.

09:40 – Bingaman talks about different health care reform proposals being debated in Congress.

13:35 – Bingaman answers questions regarding small utility company and state regulation.

16:40 – Bingaman talks about proposals for paying for health care reform.