Articles Tagged 'New Healthcare Law'
House Republicans launch all-out assault on health care law
ByÂ Tom Cohen
, CNN Washington (CNN)
Â — House Republicans continue their all-out assault on President Barack Obama’s signature health care reform law Wednesday,… READ MORE
Texas rejects key provisions of Obama’s health law
(Reuters) – Governor Rick Perry said on Monday Texas will not implement an expansion of the Medicaid program or create a health insurance exchange, placing the state with the highest percentage of people without insurance outside key parts of President Barack Obama’s signature law.
The announcement makes Texas the most populous state that has rejected the provisions. Some 6.2 million… READ MORE
ME: LePage calls IRS the ‘new Gestapo’
Gov. Paul LePage used his weekly radio address to blast President Obama’s health care law and described the Internal Revenue Service as the “new Gestapo.”
The IRS description was a reference to a provision in the Affordable Care Act that requires Americans not insured by their employers orÂ Medicaid
Â to buy health insurance or pay an annual… READ MORE
More legal challenges to ACA on way
ByÂ JENNIFER HABERKORNÂ | Politico
The Supreme Court lawsuit isnâ€™t the end of the legal challenges to theÂ health care lawÂ â€” and the next ones just might help Republicans keep pushing their favorite political hot buttons.
The next wave of lawsuits likely wouldnâ€™t put the whole law at stake, as the challenge to the individual mandate could have. But… READ MORE
Romney clarifies he believes individual healthcare mandate is a tax
By Mitchell Landsberg, Los Angeles Times
WOLFEBORO, NH — Contradicting one of his senior advisors,Â Mitt RomneyÂ said Wednesday that the individual mandate inÂ President … READ MORE
No regrets: Indiana’s attorney general stand by health care case
Written byÂ Bill McCleery, Indystar.com
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller expressed surprise and disappointment today at the U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding President Obama’s health care overhaul.
The fact the court found the law constitutional based on the governmentâ€™s taxing authority, Zoeller said, contradicts promises by President Barack Obama and congressional leaders that penalties imposed against those who do not… READ MORE
Cantor: House will vote on repeal on July 11
ByÂ SEUNG MIN KIMÂ |Politico
House Majority LeaderÂ Eric CantorÂ (R-Va.) said Thursday that the Republican-led House will vote on repealing theÂ health care lawÂ soon after the July 4 recess.
Cantor, who sets the floor schedule in the House, said in a statement that the House will vote on the repeal the week of July 9 â€“ which Cantor… READ MORE
Court Backs Obama on Health Law
ByÂ JESS BRAVINÂ AndÂ LOUISE RADNOFSKY, The Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTONâ€”Chief Justice John Roberts joined the Supreme Court’s four liberals Thursday to uphold the linchpin of President Barack Obama’s plan to expand health coverage to nearly all Americans, a surprise conclusion to a constitutional showdown.
The ruling clears the way for the biggest revamp of America’s health-care system since the… READ MORE
Romney: Health care law ‘a moral failure’
(CBS News) STERLING, Va. – In advance of the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act due out Thursday, Mitt Romney said Wednesday it was a “moral failure” for President Obama to focus on health care legislation during a time of economic crisis.
“His policies were not focused on creating jobs. They were focused on implementing his… READ MORE
Pelosi sees Roberts helping uphold U.S. healthcare law
By Thomas Ferraro
(Reuters) – As the U.S. Supreme Court prepared to announce a decision on President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law, one of the… READ MORE