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Insurance Companies Set To Receive Secret Bailout | Spending Daily

May 22, 2014

Late last week, the Obama administration released hundreds of pages of new regulations as part of an effort to keep health insurance premium prices down. These new provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) free up billions of additional taxpayer dollars for insurance companies in order to make up for losses under the law.

Half-A-Billion Dollar Bailout

March 14, 2014

This week the Obama administration announced it would be giving another $560 million to insurance companies to help quiet complaints that Obamacare is failing to reduce costs for low-income Americans.

The Top 5 Things To Know About Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

August 7, 2013

Yesterday, President Barack Obama proposed to reform Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. These two aren’t Sasha and Malia’s errant best friends; they are two government-run housing entities. What do they do, what was their role in the housing meltdown, and what reforms have policymakers proposed?

Rockefellers Get Farm Subsidies | B.A. Spending Daily

July 22, 2013

The New York Times business page on Saturday examined the amount of money flowing to wealthy farmers via agricultural subsidies. Some of the money even went to the nation’s oldest and wealthiest families … in Manhattan. According to The Times, Mark Rockefeller – yes, of that Rockefeller family – received $340,000.

Digital Dish

May 10, 2013

It’s time for our weekly link round up where we dish on our favorite posts from around the Web. This week we’re covering government overspending, jobs, and everybody’s favorite fiscal policy—bailouts

The Matchup

June 22, 2012

Today Greece and Germany face off head to head in what promises to be, if nothing else, an awkward showdown on the soccer field.