Obama Administration Halts a Major Part of PPACA  >>

on October 15, 2011

On Friday, the Obama administration pulled the plug on the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS) program included in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.  Not only is this a major blow to Washington’s burdensome health care law, it is a tacit admission that the law is financially unsustainable. The CLASS program was [...]

The Benefits of a Freeze  >>

on October 13, 2011

In a recent paper for the American Action Forum, Douglas Holtz-Eakin and Partnership for America’s Policy Director James C. Capretta break down the financial benefits of freezing implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). What they found is pretty amazing. In the paper, the authors look at three scenarios: 1) delaying implementation [...]

Bill McCollum Weighs in on Freezing PPACA  >>

on October 7, 2011

Bill McCollum, Partnership for America’s Senior Adviser has a fantastic article in today’s Politico entitled, “Freeze the Affordable Care Act.” As the Florida Attorney General who initiated the lawsuit against Washington’s massive health care law, Mr. McCollum has unparalleled insight into the damage the law is doing right now.  And it’s pretty shocking. As the [...]

Rep. Sam Johnson’s Bill Would Freeze PPACA  >>

on October 5, 2011

Rep. Sam Johnson (R-TX) recently introduced a bill in Congress that would freeze implementation of the massive Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. It would also create a special commission to study the impact of the law on patient care, the economy and private-sector job creation. We applaud Rep. Johnson’s bill. Since the passage of [...]

Health Care Law pushed to the Supreme Court by…Obama Administration?  >>

on September 30, 2011

In a surprise move, the Justice Department recently requested that the Supreme Court hear a case against the Patient Protection and Affordability Act – Washington’s massive health care law passed last year. The move means the Court will most likely consider the case in its current session and will probably have a decision before the [...]

Another Way  >>

on September 19, 2011

President Obama recently unveiled his plan to reduce the deficit.  As expected, the plan is a mix of tax increases and cuts to government programs in an attempt to lower the deficit by roughly $3 trillion. Without question, the plan will meet with opposition from Republicans and the back-and-forth on America’s fiscal problems will continue [...]

Fourth Circuit Dismisses Two Challenges to the Health Care Law  >>

on September 8, 2011

  Today, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against two lawsuits filed against the President’s health care reform law.  One of these particular challenges to the law was filed by the state of Virginia, while the other was filed by Liberty University and two private citizens.   The rulings are likely to be appealed quickly. [...]

New Research: The President’s health care law will cost billions more than anticipated  >>

on August 11, 2011

A new study reveals that President Obama’s health care law may cost the government hundreds of billions of dollars more than estimated during its first ten years. According to an article about recent research by the National Bureau of Economic Research, the original forecasts of the cost of the health care law ignored the additional [...]

Health care soon to be 20% of the American economy  >>

on August 5, 2011

If your next 5 dollar bill is only worth 4 dollars, here’s why. According to a new report, one out of every 5 dollars in the economy will go to health care by the year 2020. Think about that for a moment.   In nine short years, 20% of all the money in our economy will [...]

A Message From The Chairman  >>

on July 28, 2011

Thank you for visiting our website.  We hope you find our efforts to be compelling and will join with us in our fight to preserve American independence. Partnership for America is a new, grassroots organization that is dedicated to fighting for American independence—independence from foreign creditors, foreign energy producers and excessive government control.  The Partnership [...]