Washington, D.C. – Today marked the final argument at the Supreme Court, during which the Court focused on Medicaid expansion and states rights and severability. Under Obamacare, some states will be required to expand Medicaid coverage as much as 50 percent. The economic impact will be crushing. The second issue covered is whether the Court can sever the individual mandate Continue reading
Washington, D.C. – The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which is challenging Obamacare on behalf of more than 100 members of Congress and nearly 145,000 Americans, said it is encouraged by Tuesday’s oral arguments which raised serious questions about the constitutionality of the individual mandate, which forces Americans to purchase Continue reading
Washington, D.C. – Today the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the second day of oral argument in Florida v. United States Department of Health and Human Services, which will focus on the individual mandate of Obamacare.
Yesterday’s argument focused on the Anti-Injunction Continue reading
By Deneen Borelli
With soaring gasoline prices, increasing unrest in Afghanistan and threats of a nuclear Iran on his plate, President Obama made it a priority to call to the Georgetown University law student criticized by talk radio host Rush Limbaugh for demanding free contraceptives.
Using this cheap publicity stunt to shift attention from his policy failures may bolster Obama’s standing with his left-wing base, but it will not help the President’s standing with American families struggling to make ends meet. Continue reading
Ways and Means Subcommittee Hearing Thursday Morning
Washington, D.C. — Tax Foundation Vice President of Legal Projects Joseph Henchman will testify this Thursday before the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee on the constitutional status of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Continue reading
Washington, D.C. – Liberty Counsel Action and nearly seventy organizations signed a letter of support for Representative Jeff Landry’s (R-LA) bill to defund unconstitutionally appointed bureaucrats. The bill is H.R. 3770, The Executive Appointments Reform Act. While Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) and Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC) have been willing to stand up against President Obama’s unconstitutional appointments by refusing to vote for any of Continue reading
Washington, D.C. – Just days after the second anniversary of its enactment, the U.S. Supreme Court begins hearing arguments today regarding several cases that could declare all or significant parts of “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” (popularly known as “Obamacare”) to be unconstitutional. Black conservatives affiliated with the Project 21 black leadership network are speaking out against Obamacare in favor of more Continue reading
Maine accountant warns against disparity between corporate, individual rates
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Small-business owner Dewey Martin testified recently before the House Committee on Ways & Means on the impact of federal tax reform on small businesses. Mr. Martin owns a small accounting firm based in Hampden, Maine, and is a member of the Continue reading