"I am pleased that the Administration has agreed to investigate the contracting process related to healthcare.gov as I urged them to do last month. There is no excuse for not having the website ready from day one, and we must learn whatever lessons we can to ensure we never again have an issue like the initial failures of healthcare.gov. I will continue to monitor the progress of this investigation to ensure it is completed in a timely and transparent manner."
Winston-Salem Journal: Benefits for vets to increase 1.5 percent, starting Jan. 1
November 21, 2013
Wilmington StarNews: Hagan pushes bill to improve habitats used for fishing, hunting
November 16, 2013
New Bern Sun Journal: Bill would boost N.C.s outdoor recreation economy, senator says
November 8, 2013
WBTV in Charlotte reported on Senator Hagan's efforts to keep interest rates low and her recent roundtable to discuss college affordability with North Carolina college leaders.
I'm pleased Congressman Watt has finally been approved by the Senate to serve as director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency. Mel has long championed policies that benefit middle-class families in North Carolina and around the country and in this new role he will continue his tireless work to protect families from predatory and deceptive lending practices.