Archive for March 8th, 2011

What Does President Nixon and Obama Have In Common?

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

Judge Roger Vinson took the president to the woodshed last week for a lesson on which branch of government has the final word on the Constitution.

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Special Alert From National Center For Policy Analysis

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

I’m sending you a special alert to let you know that tomorrow, March 9 at 10:30 AM Eastern, I will testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee Health Subcommittee. More information about the hearing is available at http://energycommerce.house.gov/news/PRArticle.aspx?NewsID=8312

The hearing will examine five specific provisions in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) and five related bills to eliminate advanced appropriations made in the law. I will be speaking about the issues associated with health care policy mandates and the ten fatal flaws in the ACA.

Live streaming of the testimony will be available at http://energycommerce.house.gov/

John Goodman

Health Reform Insights By Fred Hunt

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

There is a bubbling trend from both states, and now “encouragement” from President Obama to let states create their own versions PPACA.  He told states: “If you can create a plan that covers as many people as affordably and comprehensively as the Accordable Care Act does…without increasing the deficit…you can implement that plan.” 

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Workers Comp For Illegal Workers? Supreme Court – States Must Decide

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

 

The U.S. Supreme Court recently declined to hear a workers’ compensation insurance case that concerned an illegal immigrant in Louisiana who had sought coverage after a workplace accident. The Court’s refusal to consider the case means states are left to decide the issue of whether workers who entered the United States illegally may benefit from workers’ compensation coverage.

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