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State Issues

Court upholds the rule of law July 23, 2014 Galen Institute ,

The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the rule of law in its decision that the health law does not allow tax subsidies to be distributed through the federal government’s health insurance exchange.
The Obama administration’s Internal Revenue Service issued regulations in 2012 authorizing the flow of funds after two-thirds of the states opted not to create their own exchanges, thereby defaulting to the federal exchange.

written for Forbes

Vermont Is Waking Up from Its Single-Payer Dream to a Taxpayer Nightmare April 15, 2014 Galen Institute ,

By Tyler Hartsfield and Grace-Marie Turner The citizens of Vermont apparently believe that Obamacare doesn’t go far enough toward government-controlled health care, so the Green Mountain State decided in 2011 to create its own single-payer health-care system. Vermont’s Act 48 requires the…

written for National Review Online: The Corner