• ICYMI: U.S. can't afford flawed health care reforms
    Mar 21, 2013  - By Rep. John Kline The president signed his signature legislation into law three years ago this Saturday. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was a colossal 2,700-page bill rushed through Congress without much effort to engage the American people in the process. Then-Speaker Nancy Pelosi... More
  • ICYMI: Beige Book Says Obamacare Is Costing Jobs and Sales
    Mar 7, 2013  - The Affordable Care Act is cited five times in the Federal Reserve's latest Beige Book. One of those citations notes that the law will likely drive up demand for health care services. The other four describe the health care reform as hurting employment and sales. The notion that Obamacare, as the l... More
  • ICYMI: ObamaCare and the '29ers'
    Feb 25, 2013  - Here's a trend you'll be reading more about: part-time "job sharing," not only within firms but across different businesses. It's already happening across the country at fast-food restaurants, as employers try to avoid being punished by the Affordable Care Act. In some cases we've heard about, a lo... More
  • ICYMI: ObamaCare's Broken Promises
    Feb 1, 2013  - As the federal government moves forward to implement President Obama's Affordable Care Act, the Department of Health and Human Services is slated to spend millions of dollars promoting the unpopular legislation. In the face of this publicity blitz, it is worth remembering that the law was originall... More
  • Gallup: Health costs are No. 1 concern for small businesses
    Jan 25, 2013  - Gallup: Health costs are No. 1 concern for small businesses Small businesses say healthcare costs are the No. 1 factor hurting their operating environment, according to a new Gallup poll. Fifty-four percent of small businesses said healthcare costs are hurting the business environment "a lot" — mak... More
  • ICYMI: Better health care approach needed
    Feb 22, 2012  - By Reps. Phil Roe(R-TN) and Mike Kelly (R-PA) A recent survey by Gallup, Inc., asked a number of small business owners why they were not looking to hire new workers. While the vast majority expressed worries about the state of the economy and a lack of sales, our leading job creators highlighted tw... More
  • ICYMI: ObamaCare Goes to Court
    Nov 15, 2011  - Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court announced it would consider several legal challenges to the 2010 health care law. Following the Supreme Court’s announcement, House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline stated, “I hope the Supreme Court ultimately recognizes ObamaCar... More