Part 80 of 81 in the series Obamacare
By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org
Obamacare is striking out with young people — those healthy folks who are suppose to actually make it work.
Young people are perhaps the most important demographic to the success of the Affordable Care Act, but most Americans under 30 are opposed to the law. They [...]
By Eric Boehm | Watchdorg.org
Americans who buy health insurance through the federal Obamacare exchange website could have their personal information stolen by hackers and never even know it.
Most of the state-run health exchange websites will be covered by state laws that require notification when government databases are breached by hackers. But there is no law [...]
By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau
RICHMOND, Va. — While Virginia boasts the highest percentage of federally funded private-sector jobs in the nation, “real” private enterprise in the commonwealth ranks second to last, a new report says.
Only 70.2 percent of Virginia jobs are free of government purse strings — coming in just ahead of New Mexico’s 68.1 [...]
A recent study raises some troubling questions about New Mexico’s dependence on federal government spending.Read More →
By Eric Boehm | PA Independent
Higher costs are likely and higher unemployment is a possibility after New Jersey raises its minimum wage by $1 at the beginning of 2014.
Economists who look at the coming wage hike, approved by Garden State voters in a statewide referendum on Nov. 5, are divided over whether other states, like [...]