Democrats Seeking Relief from Obamacare Penalties

It’s begun. Some Democrat lawmakers are already seeking relief from Obamacare penalties for their constituents: Three senior House members told The Associated Press that they plan to strongly urge the administration to grant a special sign-up opportunity for uninsured taxpayers who will be facing fines under the law for the first time this year. The three are Michigan’s Sander Levin, the ranking Democrat on the Ways and Means Committee, and Democratic Reps. Jim McDermott of Washington, and Read more […]

Federal Court Rejects Key Obamacare Subsidies

The Affordable Care Act, known “affectionately” as Obamacare, rests very precariously on a few key contingencies. For one, a large number of people have to enroll in order to make it financially solvent. Second, in order for these people to enroll, they rely on federal subsidies (tax credits) to make Obamacare affordable to them. If it’s not affordable, they aren’t required by law to enroll. If they don’t enroll, the whole system could fall apart. Now a federal appeals court could completely Read more […]