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.
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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.
Today we bring our focus back to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). To begin, CNN reports Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is the “top congressional leader to exempt some of his staff from having to buy insurance through the law's new exchanges.”
In years past, President Obama made promises to the American people, saying if they liked their doctor, they would be able to keep them. However, based on recent news coverage, it turns out keeping your doctors might not be possible. Will Obama stick to his original promise and fix his healthcare law to allow people to keep their current doctors?