Tag Archive: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Obamacare Rollout Staggers Forward

January 16, 2014 1:16 am Published by

Though replete with delays, exceptions, confusing decisions, and perverse incentives, the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) continues to move forward.

Bicameral Budget Conferees Hold First Meeting

October 30, 2013 12:11 pm Published by

´╗┐Today, the bicameral budget conference committee met for the first time for mostly procedural purposes and to determine their schedule for the coming six weeks--the timeframe they were given to forge a compromise on the FY 2014 budget resolution--and staked out their own respective side's tax and spending policies.

Debt Ceiling Looms as Lawmakers Remain at Impasse

October 9, 2013 9:46 am Published by

Now, in the second week of the government shutdown, Republican and Democratic lawmakers remain deadlocked despite the quickly-approaching debt ceiling deadline of Oct. 17 when, absent some action, this breakdown in governing could hamper the government's ability to pay its bills and spark a global economic disaster.

Fiscal Deadlines Loom, Dominates Congressional Agenda

September 25, 2013 12:07 pm Published by

Last week, the House passed a short-term spending plan that would fund the government through mid-December and withhold funding from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The bill now awaits Senate action where the health funding language is likely to be stripped.

Fiscal Deadlines Fast Approaching

September 18, 2013 10:14 am Published by

Two deadlines are fast approaching for government spending and the debt ceiling, however Republicans and Democrats remain in a logjam despite the need to keep the government operating beyond Sept. 30 and a mid-October deadline for a debt limit deal.

Small Business Rallies Against Health Insurance Tax

July 17, 2013 7:45 am Published by

Today, the Stop the Health Insurance Tax (HIT) Coalition is holding a press event with Sens. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) and Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Reps. Charles Boustany (R-La.) and Jim Matheson (D-Utah) to highlight the burden imposed by the HIT.