Stories tagged: repeal
UPDATED: Thu., April 4, 2019
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is repealing 2015 rules banning baptisms of LGBT parents
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Thursday repealed rules unveiled in 2015 that banned baptisms for children of gay parents and made gay marriage a sin worthy …
Mon., Jan. 22, 2018
King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg is urging lawmakers to repeal the state’s death penalty.
Sat., Dec. 2, 2017
Most fortunes are amassed, like Trump’s personal fortune, in investment holdings, 55 percent of which were capital gains and never subject to tax.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017
The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission set out Tuesday to scrap rules around open internet access, a move that would allow giant cable and telecom companies to throttle broadband …
Wed., Nov. 1, 2017
President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed the repeal of a banking rule that would have allowed consumers to join together to sue their bank or credit card company to resolve …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017
An effort to repeal a new Oregon law that enables a court to order confiscation of a gun belonging to a person deemed at risk of suicide or hurting others …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017
Sen. John McCain declared his opposition Friday to the GOP’s last-ditch effort to repeal and replace “Obamacare,” dealing a likely death blow to the legislation and, perhaps, to the Republican …
Fri., Sept. 22, 2017
Sen. John McCain said Friday he’ll vote against the GOP-only Obamacare repeal proposal, becoming the second Republican to oppose the measure and possibly dooming the ability of party leaders to …
Wed., Sept. 20, 2017
Former President Barack Obama on Wednesday called repeated Republican efforts to repeal his signature health care law “aggravating” as he urged people not to be discouraged by unsteady progress as …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 1, 2017
Senate Republicans will soon run out of time to rely on the barest of their majority to dismantle the Obama health law.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 11, 2017
Message to President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans: Stop trying to scuttle the Obama health care law, and start trying to make it more effective. That’s the resounding word from …
Sat., Aug. 5, 2017
Churchill understood that the shared suffering demanded a new social compact. The rewards of peacetime also had to be shared.
Fri., July 28, 2017
The effort to kill Obamacare is not complete. Expect vigorous protests throughout August, led by the activists of ADAPT and their allies.
UPDATED: Sun., July 9, 2017
Congress is still trying to send President Donald Trump his first unqualified legislative triumph, nearly six months after Republicans grabbed full control of Washington. Now, lawmakers are returning from their …
UPDATED: Sun., July 2, 2017
President Donald Trump is making a weekend push to get a Republican Senate bill to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama’s health care law “across the finish line,” Trump’s …
UPDATED: Wed., June 28, 2017
State health officials say 440,000 Oregon residents could lose health care under the U.S. Senate’s proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act, potentially causing the state’s uninsured rate to triple …
UPDATED: Sat., June 3, 2017
Republicans in the state of Washington didn’t wait long in the spring of 1995 to fulfill their pledge to roll back a sweeping law expanding health coverage in the state.
Tue., May 9, 2017
The Democrats and their allies in the media want you to believe two conflicting “certainties” about the House Republicans’ recently passed American Health Care Act. First, they want you to …
Sun., April 30, 2017
Trying to debate the ever-shifting plan is a fool’s errand, because the sole goal appears to be political survival.
Thu., April 27, 2017
President Donald Trump and House Republicans, in their rush to resuscitate a bill rolling back the Affordable Care Act, are increasingly isolating themselves from outside input and rejecting entreaties to …
UPDATED: Fri., March 24, 2017
With Republicans in disarray over a proposed repeal of Obamacare, Idaho Republican Rep. Mike Simpson offered his take on Friday, saying that “legislating is never a pretty process.”
Fri., March 17, 2017
This bill introduces unnecessary disarray, not only in the individual insurance market, but with Medicaid and Medicare.
UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017
What’s the rush? Health care policy is complicated. Even some Republicans are wondering why the bill can’t be “scored” by CBO, before they consider it.
Sun., Feb. 12, 2017
For seven years, ACA opponents vowed to make its repeal their top concern. Now they have unfettered control of the government and they aren’t even talking about repealing.
Fri., Feb. 3, 2017
Republicans who have been promising their constituents for years that they would repeal President Barack Obama’s sweeping health care plan are now offering a less drastic approach: Repair it.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 11, 2017
The Senate early Thursday passed a measure to take the first step forward on dismantling President Barack Obama’s health care law, responding to pressure to move quickly even as Republicans …
Mon., Jan. 9, 2017
Growing numbers of Republicans showed discomfort Monday over obliterating President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul without having a replacement to show voters. Hoping to capitalize on the jitters, Democrats staged …
Sat., Dec. 24, 2016
Should Obamacare go down, states could replace it with a Romneycare-like plan or something more along the lines of single-payer. And the blue states would have more money to do …
Sat., Dec. 17, 2016
What Republicans have not faced is that they don’t have the votes to repeal Obamacare. Calling a bill that doesn’t repeal Obamacare’s central provisions “repeal” is no escape from that …
Fri., Nov. 11, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump signaled a willingness Friday not to repeal all of the Affordable Care Act, saying in an interview that he would keep several popular provisions.