According to White House estimates 2012 was the costliest year ever for regulations. Get more headlines in this week’s Regulation Watch.
Reuters takes a look at an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) hearing about possible employers penalties if they do not cover even one full time employee’s health insurance. Get more headlines in this week’s Regulation Watch.
The Obama administration has recently awarded a public relations firm with a new contract to promote the 2010 health care reform law.
The Patriot News looks at whether the employer health insurance mandates in the 2010 health care law will affect small businesses’ hiring decisions. More stories in this week’s Regulation Watch:
A roundup of this morning’s must-read budget and economic stories.
Here’s a roundup of this morning’s must-read budget and economic stories.
A recent report from the Institute of Medicine reported that the U.S. health care system annually wastes 30 cents out of every dollar spent. How much does that work out to in total? About $750 billion a year.
The presidential ballot test is virtually tied among likely voters, with 46% supporting Mitt Romney and 47% supporting Barack Obama. Another 7% are undecided. President Obama’s approval rating is mostly negative, with 46% approving and 50% disapproving of his job performance.
Today, the Congressional Budget Office released a new report on the budgetary impacts of the Affordable Care Act, taking into account the recent Supreme Court ruling.
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) today released an updated score showing that repealing the Affordable Care Act would cut $890 billion of new spending. While the CBO predicts the law will reduce the deficit by $109 billion over the next ten years because of the new taxes contained in the bill, a majority of the spending won’t begin for another two years