Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker wants to slap a $2,000 per worker tax on businesses that do not offer health coverage to staffers who become dependent on Medicaid – a failed strategy that will spell disaster in a post-Obamacare era, one financial analyst warns.
Lee downplays ObamaCare shutdown threat: Government ‘going to get funded’ - Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) on Sunday defended his efforts to block any funding bill that provides money to roll out the president's healthcare reforms and downplayed the chances those efforts could shutdown the government.
Many of the state’s elected officials – including Gov. Rick Perry and a number of state legislators – refuse to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), despite Texas having the largest proportion of uninsured citizens in the nation.