theadanews.com - Ada, Oklahoma

Local News

July 8, 2013

Lawmakers: Delay proves health care law is 'unworkable'

Ada —

   The Obama administration’s decision to delay a key part of the health care reform law is a small victory for businesses, but it proves the law is unworkable, U.S. Rep. Tom Cole said last week.

The administration recently announced it would postpone for one year a requirement that medium and large companies must provide health insurance for their workers or face fines. Treasury Department officials have said the delay is intended to simplify data reporting requirements and give businesses more time to provide coverage.

Cole said the announcement gives businesses some breathing room, but it doesn’t change the fact that the law won’t work.

Read more in The Ada News. Call (580) 332-4433 today to subscribe!

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Local News
AP Video
Official: Air Algerie Flight 'probably Crashed' TSA Administrator on Politics and Flight Bans Raw: National Guard Helps Battle WA Wildfires Raw: Ukraine's Donetsk Residents Flee Senators Push to End Hamas Threat in Cease-Fire A Young Victim's Premonition, Hug Before MH17 U.N. School in Gaza Hit by Israeli Strike Raw: Deadly Storm Hits Virginia Campground Officials Warn of Avoidable Death in Hot Cars Death Penalty Expert: 'This is a Turning Point' House Committee at Odds Over Obama Lawsuit Raw: MH17 Victim's Bodies Arrive in Netherlands Raw: UN School Used As Shelter Hit by Tank Shell Raw: Gunmen Attack Iraqi Prison Convoy Plane Leaves Ukraine With More Crash Victims The Rock Brings Star Power to Premiere Raw: Families Travel to Taiwan Plane Crash Site Arizona Execution Takes Almost Two Hours Crash Kills Teen Pilot Seeking World Record
Stocks
Poll

Who do you blame more for the trouble in Gaza?

The Israelis
Hamas
     View Results