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Partnership for America Urges House to Pass “Replacement” for Health Law As Soon As Possible  >>

on November 14, 2012

Washington, D.C. – November 14, 2012 – Today, Partnership for America Foundation released a late September healthcare poll done for it the by Public Opinion Strategies (POS).  James Wootton, Chairman of the Partnership for America, called on the House of Representatives to move quickly to pass legislation that both repeals and replaces the Health Law. [...]

Partnership for America Urges House to Pass “Replacement” for Health Law ASAP  >>

on November 13, 2012

Washington, D.C. – October 29, 2012 –  James Wootton, Chairman of the Partnership for America  released a late September healthcare poll done for the Partnership for America Foundation by Public Opinion Strategies.  Wootton called on the House of Representatives to move quickly to pass legislation that both repeals and replaces the Health Law.  According to [...]

Partnership for America Urges U.S. Supreme Court to Reaffirm Constitutional Protections for Out-of State Defendants  >>

on October 30, 2012

Washington, D.C. – October 31, 2012 – The Partnership for America submitted an amicus brief Monday in Standard Fire v. Knowles urging the U.S. Supreme Court to reject the attempt to defeat federal jurisdiction required by the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA) and reaffirm that there should be no presumption against removal of cases to [...]

Launching the Freeze and Balance Campaign  >>

on February 24, 2012

Partnership for America is launching the Freeze and Balance Campaign to pass federal legislation to freeze the implementation of all regulations which have restricted energy supplies to American consumers since 2009 — until such time as the issuing agency includes energy impact statements done by the Department of Energy and economic impact statements done by [...]

BREAKING – Supreme Court Will Hear Case Against Health Care Reform  >>

on November 14, 2011

The U.S. Supreme Court announced today that it would hear a major case against Washington’s health care law. The case, brought against the federal government by 26 states, challenges the individual mandate portion of the law. The constitutionality of the individual mandate is not only the most controversial aspect of the law, but also acts [...]

Partnership to Super Committee: Need to Save Billions? Freeze the Health Care Law  >>

on November 9, 2011

Partnership for America has written Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction (or “super committee”) to urge them to repeal, or at a least, freeze implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to reduce federal spending. In a letter sent today, Partnership Chairman James Wootton said, “The Joint Committee should [...]

Can Health Care Law be Considered a Success?  >>

on November 4, 2011

This story from The Hill says that at least one Democratic “super PAC” sees no reason to not embrace Washington’s massive health care law as the election cycle begins to take shape. The organization called, “Priorities USA” said through its spokesperson, “Health care reform is a significant part of President Obama’s record.” Politics and electioneering [...]

Does Health Care Reform Discourage Marriage?  >>

on October 28, 2011

The House Oversight Committee released a 22-page report yesterday finding that Obama’s health care law will discourage marriage and could even lead married couples to divorce. The report says that the health law will make it financially advantageous to be single because the tax credits that the law will create to help people purchase health insurance will disproportionately [...]

Governor Barbour’s Simple Idea  >>

on October 27, 2011

On Tuesday, Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour (R) spoke on a panel at the National Press Club and he made a bold but simple suggestion. Gov. Barbour said he hopes the Supreme Court overturns the massive healthcare reform law.  But in the meantime he’d like to see the congressional “supercommittee” consider cutting the law as well.  [...]

Wal-Mart Rolls Back Health Care Benefits  >>

on October 21, 2011

Wal-Mart, the nation’s largest private employer and the world’s largest retailer, is rolling back its health benefits for part-time workers and raising premiums for many of its full-time staff, The New York Times reported Friday. In the wake of rising costs, the company announced this week that all future part-time employees who work less than 24 [...]