Guest Feature by: Osaze Ohonba PA-S
With all the noise going on about the 2010 Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act or “Obama-care,” as most conservatives would like to call it; I have come up with some useful knowledge about health insurance that we all need to know about. First and foremost, if you are employed and have the opportunity to get coverage, take it; if you are like me, then this information will come in handy.
I am a 26 year old, full-time student who needs health insurance coverage but I fall into what I call the “black hole.” Fulltime professional student,...
One of the most anticipated trials is current underway as the Supreme Court determines whether President Obama’s health care reform is unconstitutional or not. The hearing started Monday and has already reached points of high intensity. Those that oppose the legislation believe by allowing Congress to regulate healthcare, an unhealthy precedent will be set. Supporters of the legislation believe this is a viable way of giving everyone access to affordable health care.
The hearings include testimonies from both sides of the argument. One heartfelt testimony came from a woman who explained...
It’s the Spring Semester and there is a whole new group in the majority, and that
would be the Republican Party. As of January 3, 2011 the 112th Congress is officially in
session. This new Congress is made up of 193 Democrats and 242 Republicans in the House of
Representatives. The previous Congress housed 255 Democrats and 179 Republicans.
So what does that mean for you? Well, it means that every piece of legislation that comes to the
House floor will have a majority of Republican votes. Will this be a good thing or bad thing?
For starters, the House has already voted to cut House salaries...