tv 2019 Health and Human Services Budget CSPAN February 27, 2018 11:58pm-2:02am EST
>> monday on c-span's landmark cas cases, we will explore the civil rights cases and the supreme court case that struck down the civil rights case that granted all people access to public accommodations like trains and theaters regardless of race. john marshall, known as the great decenter and his decent eclipsed the legacy of the majority opinion. explore this and the high court's ruling, dean of howard university's law school. attorney and a member of the u.s. commission on civil rights. watch landmark cases live monday on 9:00 eastern on c-span, c-span.org and radio app and for background, order your copy of the cam pan yon book available for 8.95 plus shipping and
handling on c-span.org/landmark cases. there is a link on our website to the national constitution center's interactive constitution. >> next, health and human services secretary alex azar lays out priorities. he spoke about the opioid epidemic and the needs of rural supports and prescription drug costs. they are chaired by kevin brady of texas. >> the committee will come to order. today our committee is honored to welcome azar with the 2019 budget proposals and the department of health and human services. secretary, congratulations on your recent confirmation and thank you for being here today. you are only two weeks into the job and we expect you to know
everything. we are still reviewing the effects of the recent reforms in the budget cap adjustments included in last week's bipartisan budget act and look forward to your testimony. over the past year, our committee has been working to improve, strengthen and stream line programs under our jurisdiction. in health care we have cut needless red tape and it makes it more difficult for providers to deliver high quality care.
conversation on congressional families and public service. in a recent report, amnesty international says that human rights are being undermined around the world. then a discussion on politics and race in the u.s. and later, health and human services secretary alex azar testifies about the trump administration's budget request for hhs. c-span's "washington journal," live every day with news and policy issues that impact you. and coming up wednesday morning, we'll talk about the legacy of the late rev rend billy graham and president trump's relationship with evangelicals with tony perkins, president of the family research council. and then we're live in santa fe, new mexico, for the next stop on the c-span bus 50 capitals tour. joining us is former new mexico governor bill richardson on key public policy issues facing his state and the c