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NBC discovers Obamacare is bad for biz 4

CalWatchdog has done more than 50 stories about Obamacare and the Affordable Care Act since just Januray 1, 2013, warning about the detrimental impacts the law will have on businesses, business owners, and employees. NBC News published a story Wednesday announcing what the rest of

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Obamacare success falls on California

SACRAMENTO — Obamacare implementation in 2014 depends on injecting California adrenaline into its system, according to state Sen. Ed Hernandez, D-West Covina. An optometrist, he authored three bills to advance the Affordable Care Act, the reform’s official name. “The success

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The tip of the Obamacare iceberg

One of the biggest reasons for ushering in Obamacare, are the thousands of groups around the country which will be making money off of the government health system. Many in these groups are Washington D.C. insiders, and the politically well-connected,

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Covered CA Director abruptly resigns

Only 24 hours after meeting with small business owners at an early morning coffee arranged by state Sen. Bill Monning, D-Carmel, Covered California’s Sales Director Michael Lujan resigned. Insurance agents liked him because he was responsive to industry questions and

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Assembly shelves Walmart health care mandate — for now 13

June 28, 2013 By Katy Grimes SACRAMENTO — For now, Walmart can keep its slogan, “Low prices. Every day. On everything.” A bill aimed at forcing large non-union businesses to cover the health care costs of all employees, regardless of

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More big (and ignored) problems with CA version of Obamacare 1

June 13, 2013 By Chris Reed California’s mainstream media is for the most part promoting Covered California’s spin that its implementation of Obamacare come Jan. 1 is going splendidly, and that insurance rates will be less than expected. Thankfully, smart

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Empire-building drives dishonest spin from Covered California 2

June 7, 2013 By Chris Reed Cato’s Michael Cannon has been a tremendous source of common-sense analysis of Obamacare for years. In a recent commentary on why Covered California would put out such a mendacious and dishonest account of Obamacare’s

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Powerful CA unions pushing ‘fair share health care’ 35

May 29, 2013 By Katy Grimes Labor unions are on the attack and using the legislative process to take down Walmart and other non-union businesses using the Affordable Care Act, also called Obamacare A bill aimed at forcing large non-union

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One more Obamacare snafu

May 23, 2013 By Katy Grimes There is yet one more snafu in the Obamacare health care law — paying for it. The new federal health law, going into effect January 1, 2014, requires most Americans to carry health insurance.

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Vindictive Obamacare bills speeding through Legislature 11

May 9, 2013 By Katy Grimes It’s always good to see the California Legislature proposing more vindictive bills aimed at penalizing employers. The new “Walmart loophole” bill, AB 880, would require large employers to “pay their fair share when they

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