The Week June 26 - July 2

NATION

Health-Care Maneuvers

In a major victory for President Clinton and new chairman Sam Gibbons, the House Ways and Means Committee narrowly approved a universal health-care reform package. Similar to the Administrations proposal, it would require employers to pay most workers' insurance coverage, with breaks for small businesses. On the Senate side, however, the pivotal finance committee voted down employer payments for workers' insurance. Complicating matters, minority leader Bob Dole produced a modest package of insurance reforms that immediately drew the backing of 39 Republican Senators.

The Simpson Case

Televised live and nationwide, court proceedings to determine whether there is enough...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!