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Shocker: Obamacare Costs Already Being Dumped On The States

Shocker: Obamacare Costs Already Being Dumped On The States

This is bad news for states like North Dakota which have already approved the Obamacare expansion of Medicaid. The Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan, a stop-gap measure for those who cannot get health insurance now until the Obamacare mandate kicks in next year, is running out of money because – surprise! – it has major cost

Bombshell: Study Finds Medicaid Has Little Impact On Health

The Obamacare law pushes states to expand their Medicaid programs to serve as a landing pad for all the lower-income people who will likely lose their health insurance as the law becomes fully implemented. Here in North Dakota our legislature, and Governor Jack Dalrymple, passed the expansion which will represent in a 46% increase in

Obama: Obamacare Is Working, Americans Just Don't Know It

Well, yeah. It’s sort of hard to see how Obamacare is “working” through all premium increases, layoffs, new taxes and layers of new regulations. Watch the latest video at FoxNews.com “For the 85 to 90 percent of Americans who already have health insurance, they’re already experiencing most of the benefits of the Affordable Care Act

Dorso Column: Solve North Dakota's Spending Problem With Tax Cuts

The problem with governments and excess revenue is that there are a lot of people, bureaucrats, legislators and special interest groups who have “great ideas” on how to spend it. The real difficulty is that legislators have a problem saying no. It is immensely easier to agree with spending when you have a lot of

Obamacare Is So Great Congress Is Exempting Themselves From It

Obamacare is going to make health insurance hugely more expensive for Americans, and health care harder to get. Unless, that is, you work for Congress. Then you might exempt. Congressional leaders in both parties are engaged in high-level, confidential talks about exempting lawmakers and Capitol Hill aides from the insurance exchanges they are mandated to

Democrat Critical Of Obamacare Not Seeking Re-Election

Breaking news this morning is that long-time Montana Democrat Senator Max Baucus won’t be running for re-election. BREAKING: Baucus not seeking re-election. Reported on Fox News #MTPol #mtsen — Aaron Flint (@aaronflint) April 23, 2013 That’s interesting because it was just last week that Baucus was warning of an Obamacare “train wreck.” A senior Democratic

If You're Stuck In A Part-Time Job, Thank Obamacare

At FreeEnterprise.org they’ve posted these scary jobs numbers from the Federal Reserve showing a sharp uptick in people with part-time jobs, which remains well above pre-recession levels: According to the New York Times, millions of Americans who want more work hours are stuck in part-time jobs: In March, 7.6 million Americans who want more hours

Senate Approves $104 Million Raise For State Employees

The Senate has approved their version of a pay package for state employees, giving them 7% in raises in the coming biennium – 4% in 2013 and 3% in 2014 – totaling $104 million: Bismarck, ND – North Dakota Senators have adopted a negotiation between House and Senate leaders regarding state employee pay and retirement

Union That Backed Obamacare Now Wants It Repealed

A 22,000-member union that was once a strong supporter for Obamacare, and which endorsed President Obama in 2008 and 2012, now wants Obamacare repealed: A labor union representing roofers is reversing course and calling for repeal of the federal health law, citing concerns the law will raise its cost for insuring members. Organized labor was

Washington DC's Obamacare Exchange Rules That Smoking Is A Pre-Existing Condition

Just another way in which Obamacare will make health insurance more expensive and harder to get: The District of Columbia’s Obamacare czars — the board that sets rules for the phony insurance marketplace, or “exchange,” that the law creates — have decided that henceforth insurers shall be forbidden by law to charge smokers higher rates