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Thankful for Nurses – but not what Obamacare does for them

Communications • May 6, 2014

Amy Dertz has been a Registered Nurse since 2007 in Oakland, California. She recently penned this piece about how her work experience has changed under Obamacare. She describes it as “a killer burden.” “Hospitals delaying and denying care to patients as the ACA enables more Americans to buy into this deeply flawed system. If the ACA …

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10 unanswered questions about Obamacare

Policy • April 30, 2014

Since Obamacare’s March 31, 2014 deadline, the Administration has gone on a victory tour to tout the law and HealthCare.gov’s eight million so-called “new” enrollees.  But, are there really eight million new enrollees? Of the 8 million, who has paid their premiums? Were they uninsured prior to obtaining insurance? Or, was their insurance previously cancelled? …

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An America that works at home: Health Care

Communications • April 24, 2014

A strong America is a healthy America. This week, House Republicans met with Americans across the country who are being harmed the most Obamacare. We remain dedicated to health care reforms that lowers costs, provides greater access, and ensures high-quality care. Rep. Larry Buschon (IN-08) sits with one of cancer’s youngest victims while on his …

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Maryland grocery store to stop hiring due to Obamacare

Communications • April 14, 2014

Snider’s Superfoods in Maryland is being forced to limit the amount of full-time workers it employs due to harsh provisions in Obamacare. Unfortunately, workers at Snider’s are not the only ones seeing jobs lost and hours cut because of the President’s health care law. Click here to see a list of employers being harmed by Obamacare. Have you …

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5 reasons Sec. Sebelius actually resigned (VIDEOS!)

Communications • April 11, 2014

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was given an impossible task: making Obamacare work (FYI:  no one can make it work). Despite what she just said in the Rose Garden, here are the actual reasons she’s resigning – countless Americans harmed by this unworkable law: 1. Cancelled plans 2. The disaster that is healthcare.gov 3. Higher premiums 4. Lost …

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Surprise!

Communications • April 10, 2014

The latest discovery of the President’s failed health care law is that millions of Americans who are without health insurance will have to wait until 2015 to get covered. According to this Fox News report, only about one in four Americans who qualified for subsidies actually signed up for health insurance. Add those who could no longer …

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Health Care > Accountability > Health Care | Seniors | Women

6 House Republicans sounding off

Communications • April 9, 2014

“ObamaCare is not a harmless prank, like the pattern of broken promises and mistrusts could lead one to believe.” Small Business Committee Chairman Sam Graves (MO-6),  “ObamaCare Is No Harmless Prank” “Generic drugs saved Americans $1.2 trillion in pharmaceutical costs over the past 10 years, and $217 billion in 2012 alone.” – Rep. Marsha Blackburn (TN-07), “A Threat …

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Health Care > Jobs > Health Care | Jobs and the Economy

Redefining “Full-Time Employees” in Obamacare

Policy • April 3, 2014

One of the most destructive elements of Obamacare extends beyond healthcare into the labor market. The 30-hour full-time employee definition fundamentally alters more than 40 years of federal policy that considered “full-time” to be a 40-hour work week. Vulnerable populations such as those individuals who work between 30 and 36 hours a week will be in …

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Jobs > Health Care > Empowerment > Health Care | Jobs and the Economy | Women

How Women Are Really Doing Under the Obama Administration

Policy • April 3, 2014

Women are playing more complex and important roles than they ever have in society.  In addition to being mothers and caretakers, women are now income earners—often times the lead income earner in households. In fact, more than 72 million women are in the labor force now (47% of the labor force),[1] compared to 18 million …

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Jobs > Health Care > Health Care | Jobs and the Economy | Young People

Young People Under the Obama Administration

Policy • April 3, 2014

For the nearly 2 million young people who graduated college in 2013, the economic environment remains unfriendly.  College graduates continue to struggle finding work, let alone a job in a career that reflects their educational experience and skillset.  Youth unemployment remains above the national average.  And, while the number of college graduates continues to increase, …

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