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Wyoming Senators Vow Health Care Repeal Effort
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Sens. Mike Enzi and John Barrasso say the U.S. Supreme Court decision on the health care law doesn’t change their stance that the law is bad policy that must be overturned. Enzi and Barrasso both say they will work to repeal the law passed by a Democratic …
Countdown To Health Care Ruling
WASHINGTON (AP) — The stakes are huge as the anticipation grows for today’s announcement of the Supreme Court’s decision on the health care overhaul, but no matter what the court decides, it’s unlikely to be the final word. The problems of high medical costs, widespread w…
Biden Confident High Court Will Affirm Health Care
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden says he’s confident the Supreme Court will uphold the constitutionality of the health care law. Biden says in an interview taped for CBS’s “Face the Nation” that “we think the mandate and the law are constitutional …
Court Takes Health Care Case Behind Closed Doors
WASHINGTON (AP) — The survival of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul rests with a Supreme Court seemingly split over ideology and, more particularly, in the hands of two Republican-appointed justices. Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Anthony Kennedy posed tough questio…
Town Hall Meetings Stave Off Obamacare [AUDIO]
There was a capacity crowd at a town hall meeting to discuss a possible health exchange Tuesday evening in Evansville. Health Policy Adviser to the Governor Elizabeth Hoy said that Gov. Mead thinks the 2010 Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional, however, the way it works, the feds will set up a sy…
Wyo. Pilot Program For Health Care At Crossroads
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers must decide whether to increase funding for a health care pilot program that supporters say could offer the state a cheaper alternative to Medicaid. Casper Republican Sen. Charles Scott has championed the “Healthy Frontiers” program, which…
Court Schedules Week Of Health Care Arguments
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court announced Monday that it will use an unprecedented week’s worth of argument time in late March to decide the constitutionality of President Barack Obama’s historic health care overhaul before the 2012 presidential elections. The high court sch…
Connecticut Becomes First State to Mandate Paid Sick Time
In a move watched carefully by some 20 cities and states, Connecticut has become the first state in the nation to mandate paid sick days for workers. The bill, signed by Governor Dannel Malloy earlier this month, covers only hourly service workers at companies with more than 50 employees and exclude…
Health Insurance Exchanges Biggest Help To Rural America
Wyoming News Network A new report about the coming “health insurance exchanges,” as part of federal health care reform, says the first thing everyone in Wyoming needs to know is – think of them as marketplaces, not exchanges. There could be confusion with the word “exchan…

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