Omaha Public Radio News
9:07 pm
Sat December 19, 2009

Health care bill headed for final passage Thursday

Omaha, NE – Nebraska Senator Ben Nelson was one of 60 yes votes Tuesday on the $871 billion health care reform bill. It was the second of three test votes needed before final passage.

Senator Mike Johanns voted against the bill.

The health care bill must pass one more test vote before its final passage. The final vote could happen Thursday.