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  • Education Leaders Share Their ObamaCare Challenges
    Jan 7, 2014  - The New Year is ushering in new challenges for the nation’s schools, thanks to the president’s health care law. Following reports of schools forced to cut hours for substitute teachers, limit classes for adjunct professors, or reduce pay to manage higher costs as a result of ObamaCare, the House Edu... More
  • Students, Educators, and School Leaders Fear ObamaCare Consequences
    Dec 5, 2013  - At a recent Education and the Workforce Committee hearing on the effects of ObamaCare on the nation’s education system, witnesses highlighted potential new costs and damaging consequences for schools, colleges, teachers, and students. One higher education leader testified the law’s punitive mandates... More
  • Left Turn: ObamaCare Creates New Hurdles for Schools, Colleges, and Universities
    Nov 6, 2013  - Each day we learn more about the devastating effects of the presidents health care law. From website glitches and privacy concerns to cancelled health plans and higher premiums, the laws fatal flaws are exceedingly obvious. And the problems in the law arent just hurting families, businesses, and wor... More
  • Then vs. Now: You can't take it with you
    Oct 29, 2013  - THEN: "If you like your health care plan, you'll be able to keep your health care plan, period." President Barack Obama NOW: “Millions of Americans are getting their health insurance cancelled under the Affordable Care Act and the Obama administration has known for about three years that this would... More
  • Is Secretary Sebelius still excited?
    Oct 22, 2013  - President Obama attempted yesterday to address the “outrageous” rollout of his signature health care law, but his speech missed the mark. Ron Fournier of National Journal told MSNBC viewers the president “diminish[ed] the significance of what’s been happening” and ”doesn’t really take full responsib... More
  • Left Turn: Did Someone Say "Glitch"?
    Oct 1, 2013  - Today ObamaCare went live in states across the country – sort of. Though the president admitted there would be “glitches” along the way, he never warned how widespread the errors in this government-run health care system would be. Headlines highlight the delays, errors, and, yes, glitches that are c... More
  • Despite White House Objections, AFL-CIO Joins Chorus of Unions Critical of ObamaCare
    Sep 12, 2013  - Overcoming White House objections, members of the AFL-CIO approved a resolution that cites a “laundry list of complaints against ObamaCare.” The Federation – which represents more than 12 million workers – described the law as “highly disruptive” to its health care plans. It seems AFL-CIO President ... More
  • ObamaCare Veers Off the Tracks
    Jul 3, 2013  - In the latest sign ObamaCare is a train wreck, the Obama administration has announced it will not enforce the law’s employer mandate next year. This dramatic decision to delay implementation of a critical part of the health care law has surprised many. For weeks the administration has claimed the la... More
  • Why Do Democrats Oppose a Long-Term Student Loan Solution? Answer: 2014
    Jul 1, 2013  - Today rates on new subsidized Stafford loans double from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent. But it didn’t have to be this way. The Democrat infighting on student loan interest rates has left a lot of people scratching their heads. In April, President Obama urged Congress to pass a long-term, market based s... More
  • Left Turn: Where is Senate Democrats’ plan to stop student loan rates from doubling?
    Jun 27, 2013  - In the debate over student loan interest rates, there’s one major thing missing: Senate action. As a new video points out, the House of Representatives is the only chamber that has passed legislation to prevent student loan interest rates from doubling on July 1st: The House Republican plan, which i... More
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