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Health Care Reform (2009)

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  • Local employers weigh Obamacare delay

    Local employers weigh Obamacare delay
    When the White House decided this week to give employers one more year to meet Obamacare's requirement that they provide health insurance or face fines, many business and government officials breathed a sigh of relief. Change was coming too fast for...
  • Corbett’s Medicaid Mire Campaign Fodder?

     
    Yo, If you see smoke coming from the Capitol on Tuesday, don’t panic. It’s senate Democrats trying to light a fire under Public Welfare Department to get Gov. Tom Corbett to accept Medicaid expansion that is being offered under the......
  • Logo changes as health care changes

     
    Sharp-eyed consumers may notice a change at Capital BlueCross. No, this is not an announcement about lower premiums (although that would be a good idea!) It's a new logo. (See right.) The company in a press release said the new logo is emblematic of its...
  • GOP, Charlie Crist, Obamacare on public-affairs menu

     
    In public-affairs programming this weekend: ***Four Republican candidates in U.S. House District 9 talk to “Political Connections” on Central Florida News 13. Moderator Ybeth Bruzual interviews Todd Long, Mark Oxner, Julius Melendez and John...
  • Good readin'

     
    In the Atlantic, A Full Fact-Check of Niall Ferguson's Very Bad Argument Against Obama (published in Newsweek): If we ... look at private sector payrolls after their first six months in office, then Obama has created 3.1 million jobs and......
  • From Hope and Change to ‘Hope They Do Not Have Radical Change’

     
    By Dick J. Batchelor Did you notice that speaker after speaker at the Republican convention stomped their feet and held their breath and criticized everything that’s wrong with America? This week, in contrast, is the time for Democrats to seize...
  • The annotated Chris Christie: Where's the 'truth'?

     
    At last night's Republican National Convention, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was 1,774 words into the prepared text of his 2,639-word keynote speech -- almost exactly 2/3rds of the way-- before he mentioned the name of his party's nominee, Mitt......
  • Doctors challenge Jerry Brown over children's health

     
    The state’s largest association of doctors is making a last-ditch attempt to resurrect a popular children’s health program eliminated by Gov. Jerry Brown earlier this year. The California Medical Assn., which represents more than 30,000...
  • In York, Dems rally before Romney gets his star turn.

     
    From health care to taxes, from national security to domestic policy, Pennsylvania voters will face clear choices at the polls this fall when they choose between President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. That’s the...
  • Comments about health care might hurt Romney among some Florida voters

     
    Well this could  complicate things a bit in Florida for former Gov. Mitt Romney. Appearing on Meet the Press Sunday, Romney said that there were parts of President Barack Obama's health-care plan that he'd keep in place should he win the November...
  • The Rhubarb Patch: A tough discussion about ‘hard truths’ in the presidential race

     
    In Wednesday's Tribune I debate the 2012 presidential race with conservative activist Chris Robling, a WGN-TV commentator and former executive director of the Cook County Republican Party. To Chris, from Eric: On the first night of the recent Republican...