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What exactly is an “inadequate” health insurance policy? It turns out that the answer to a seemingly innocuous question is key to our health care future, to what happens when Obamacare goes down.
Senate Finance Chairman Max Baucus was one of the chief authors of Obamacare. He helped write it, he voted for it, and he thought it would be great for America. That is, until he started listening to his constituents three years later. At an April 2013 Senate Budget Committee hearing, Baucus said of Obamacare that he saw “a huge train wreck coming.”
DALLAS — Today's kids can't keep up with their parents. An analysis of studies on millions of children around the world finds they don't run as fast or as far as their parents did when they were young.
Arizona’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has improved slightly.
PHOENIX — State officials are trying to delay a federal appellate court hearing on the question of whether the Tohono O'odham Nation can build a casino on the edge of Glendale.
Sheesh, what did they expect?
The group of Congressmen who are grilling Secretary Sebelius are pushing an agenda that is a little hard to follow. The issue is that some citizens are going to lose their existing health insurance as a result of the Affordable Care Act. In a left-handed way this is correct. The ACA offers policies which have more coverage at lower cost and, accordingly, many insurance companies are canceling policies which have become overpriced and are non-competitive ever since ACA was rolled out. The decisions to cancel certain overpriced policies were made by the insurance companies because it made economic sense. There is little future in offering policies which are not competitive because they have less coverage at higher cost.
PHOENIX — There will finally be as many people working in Arizona at the end of next year as there were employed here in 2005. But a new report Thursday shows it will take perhaps three more years for the state to hit its pre-recession employment peak.
As part of my duties as President of the United States Conference of Mayors, I have the opportunity to talk to leaders across the nation about a number of important issues. Many of the topics affect nearly every city, large or small. Airports is a topic that is right at the top of this list.
Attention fellow Mesonians — a mental health care facility may soon be coming to your neighborhood. Now that the town — no — ‘citizens’ of Gilbert have successfully beaten back the attempts of Springstone health provider to locate there; where do you think they might be looking to go next? Hmmm! While the need for such a facility is warrented; its location must be based on more than real estate costs. Priority consideration must be given to the views of and effects on existing citizens. A suggestion: how about space at Eastmark.
Arizona needs to step up and take its rightful role as a leader in the energy technology industry.
New York City has a zillion charms, but it may not be the ideal place to celebrate Halloween. Here's the problem — where do you display your jack-o'-lantern if you live in an apartment building with no porch?
When I was in high school, my mom and I threw all kinds of dinner parties.
Shopping at Superstition Ranch Market, unlike the name itself, isn’t based on anything supernatural.
Seven months after agreeing to move to a different location, the owners of a mental health facility are facing protests from a collection of local residents upset with the new location.
A recent change in federal housing guidelines could set the stage for up to 2.5 million formerly foreclosed homeowners and short salers to re-enter the housing market sooner rather than later.
America’s middle class used to be the proud backbone of our economy. They made things, things of value that other people would pay for. Not only did the middle class prosper, they were the driver of America’s emergence as the world’s economic superpower.
Arizona residents will be offered health-insurance plans with some of the lowest premiums in the country when federal insurance marketplaces begin open enrollment Tuesday under Obamacare, the government said Wednesday.
How much do some of our pro-lifers really care about life? Really, do they just care for those in utero but once out, well, good luck, because those kids are now on their own?
The Health Insurance Marketplace is coming to Arizona this fall. Through the Marketplace, uninsured individuals and small businesses in Arizona will be able to purchase coverage that may have been unaffordable or even unobtainable in the past.
Once a staple of pre-World War II culture, the multi-generational household is staging a comeback.
In the 2012 presidential campaign, President Obama claimed Detroit as evidence of his successful policies: “We refused to let Detroit go bankrupt. We bet on American workers and American ingenuity and, three years later, that is paying off in a big way.”
PARIS — The country that gave us the words restaurant, bistro and cuisine is changing how it eats.
Local city officials tout economic development plans, education programs and the will to progress as signs of the potential of the East Valley as a major player on the bioscience sector.
Parents will find few states that offer families as many schooling options as Arizona. A longtime leader in the national school choice movement, Arizona has an education marketplace with a school for nearly any income, interest or situation.