Judge Vinson Rules Health Care Law Is Unconstitutional

 Judge Roger Vinson, in Pensacola, FlaVinson wrote  “I must reluctantly conclude that Congress exceeded the bounds of its authority in passing the act with the individual mandate. That is not to say, of course, that Congress is without power to address the problems and inequities in our health care system. The health care market is […]

Repealing Health Care Law

I know most people find health care debate to be boring but the reality is this is going to effect you one way or the other. Congress has formed two committees to investigate the entire law and the impacts that it will have on the economy.  I know some people feel this might be a waste […]

The Repeal of Health Care Reform

The house is going to vote on repealing the health care reform.  Most news outlet are stating this is a symbolic gesture.  I think its a lot more than that. The healthcare reform bill is a huge gamble with 1/6th of the economy. The health care reform bill has done nothing to address the cost […]

Repealing Health Reform

Should the Republicans take control of the the Congress they are going to try to repeal the health care reform.  One thing that might have a huge impact on public opinion would be to set up hearing on the implementation of the health care reform. If  Congress was able to do a detail analysis of the the […]

First House Democrat Signs Petition To Repeal Health Reform

Mississippi Rep. Gene Taylor on Wednesday became the first Democratic House member to join 171 House Republicans in signing a petition to repeal the recently passed health care reform act. Petition No. 11 needs 218 signatures and then Republican House leaders could force a full vote to repeal the entire law. This is the start of the […]

Senate Fails to Cut Tax Provision in Health Law

In a 46-52 vote, lawmakers killed an amendment sponsored by Sen. Mike Johanns (R-Neb.) that would have saved businesses and nonprofit groups from having to report an array of small and medium-sized purchases to the IRS. Deep in the  health law is a requirement that businesses file tax forms called 1099s with the Internal Revenue […]

Minnesota’s Executive Order To Withdraw From Health Care Reform

Governor Tim Pawlenty gave an  executive order barring state agencies from participation in the health reform law.   The executive order directs state agencies to decline all discretionary participation in the new law. As a result, none of Minnesota’s executive branch departments and agencies can submit applications for grants or demonstration projects unless required by the […]

Repealing Health Care Reform

The think tanks have already started to come up with strategies to stop Obamacare. With Sept 23rd just a few weeks a way we are already seeing issues with health care reform that are leading people to think repeal.  Below are a few ways for the Republicans to fight the health care reform. Here are […]

Health Reform Repeal

Rep. Wally Herger (R-Calif.) filed a discharge petition Tuesday that would get rid of the Democrats’ health care reform and replace it with a Republican alternative. His push follows Rep. Steve King’s (R-Iowa) petition to simply repeal the reform without replacing it with new legislation. King’s petition currently has 170 supporters, while Herger’s got 28 […]

Legislation Introduced to Repeal FSA and HSA Limitations

As the health care reform becomes more and more clear we are starting to see the debate to repeal certain aspects. This recent legislation to repeal makes a lot of sense. The entire purpose of the Health Savings Accounts and Flexible Spending Accounts is to make consumers more engaged in their health care spending.  With […]