Earlier this week, Bankrupting America brought you The Affordable Care Act Briefing Book. So, for your Friday Funnies, we decided to let our friends at Seinfeld share some of the facts that the Briefing Book points out!
On Tuesday, President Obama launched a three-week public relations campaign aimed at highlighting the benefits of his healthcare law. With weeks of bad press surrounding Healthcare.gov, the administration is attempting to refocus the public’s attention and encourage more young and healthy people to sign up.
In the scramble to defend the botched rollout and implementation of Obamacare and deflect criticism away from the White House, the Obama administration seems to be making a surprisingly compelling argument as to why the federal government shouldn't be so involved in healthcare in the first place.
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Several news sources, including The Associated Press, Bloomberg and The Hill, reported yesterday afternoon and this morning that Senate Budget Committee Chair Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and House Budget Chair Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), who are leading the fiscal year 2014 budget conference committee, are close to a deal on a two-year fiscal outline.
Each week this year (with the exception of Thanksgiving and Christmas) we will examine the fiscal and economic health of one of the U.S. states. Our 49th state in this series is Utah. Here are the top five (or more) things you need to know about the Beehive State.
This week the Illinois legislature passed a bill that could address the state’s pension shortfall. According to CNN, the legislation would cut retirees cost-of-living increases, increase the retirement age for current employees under age 45 and cap pensions for top-earners
Bankrupting America, a project of Public Notice, today released the Affordable Care Act (ACA) briefing book, which provides a comprehensive introduction to the ACA and breakdown of the new healthcare provisions and their impacts.
The Affordable Care Act was supposed to be medicine for the American people, but someone must have forgotten to read all the side effects. Here we take a look at the fine print of the bill and what secondary consequences this new law has on the nation’s fiscal health. For more information, check out The Affordable Care Act Briefing Book.
It was reported today that some members of Congress will oppose any continuing resolution to fund the government that keeps in place the bipartisan agreed to spending levels in the Budget Control Act of 2011, essentially committing to shut down the government if spending isn’t increased.