The Congressional Budget Office has released updated estimates on the Affordable Care Act's impact on both the budget and the health insurance industry.
Even with those gains, a good chunk of the country will still lack coverage. The number of uninsured in 2014 will be 42 million
Democrats are continuing to push for a minimum wage increase, yet conservative wisdom argues wage hikes for some mean less jobs all around. The latest analysis paints a less than apocalyptic outcome for raising the Federal standard, so where does that leave policy makers? Arthur Delaney explains.
The authors went on to say that they believe any increase to the federal minimum wage is unlikely in the near future, probably
We have a running theme this week: the utter and complete failure of the Republican Party's vaunted "outreach" to certain groups of Americans who have been voting against them in droves.
"The research I've done -- and quite a few other people now -- indicates that there are problems with earlier estimates," Reich
Next up: Pictures and rebuses! Maybe a pop-up book. Here’s a useful way to think about the choice of wording: When firms
The worst offender I saw in the press was Dana Milbank. I found him terribly hypocritical because he offered two almost completely contrasting takes on the CBO report on successive days, without ever admitting he'd done so.
Note the assumptions here: --That what actually happens to Americans as ObamaCare is implemented is not the “real world” --That
Why? The CBO has explained that those with low incomes would have more financial resources due to the expansion of Medicaid
That September, the Schulzs left their respective jobs. In October, they encountered some difficulty with the health care
“That is a pretty clear labor market effect that we would expect from the ACA because you don’t have to work any more to
We're still having the wrong discussion. It shouldn't be how to cut the budget deficit. It should be how to bring back good jobs and economic growth. Deficit hawks and government-haters are still framing the debate. That bodes ill for all of us.
The new CBO report is out, and it's a huge disappointment. Their report misrepresents both our nation's economic situation and the range of policy solutions available to the Federal government.