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Connecticut governor calls for minimum wage of $10.10 per hour

MILFORD, Connecticut (Reuters) - Connecticut’s Democratic governor, Dannel Malloy, on Tuesday called for the state to raise its minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, matching President Barack Obama’s call last month to raise the national minimum to that level.<p>The hike, from a current $8.70, would take …

Carlson: Latest CBO report on ObamaCare is 'shocking'

Tucker Carlson told viewers on "Special Report with Bret Baier" on Tuesday that the Congressional Budget Office's latest report on ObamaCare -- estimating that the healthcare law will result in 2.3 million fewer jobs nationwide by 2017 -- is "shocking."<p>"I don't know if anybody predicted the CBO …

Obamacare to cut work hours by equivalent of 2 million jobs: CBO

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama’s healthcare law will reduce the American workforce by the equivalent of 2 million full-time workers in 2017, the Congressional Budget Office said on Tuesday, prompting Republicans to paint the law as bad medicine for the U.S. economy.<p>U.S. President …

Republicans Support "Risk Corridors" — Just Not In Obamacare

WASHINGTON— Congressional Republicans see a political winner in their latest push to repeal the "risk corridor" provision of Obamacare, dubbed the "insurance company bailout" by opponents of the law.<p>But those in the GOP who support repeal of the risk corridors say they do not have a problem with …

Health Care

How Obamacare Discourages Work — And Why That Could Be A Good Thing

The CBO released its new budget and economic projections today, and here's the finding everybody is talking about: By 2024, the Affordable Care Act will reduce full time-equivalent employment by about 2.5 million workers, compared to what it would be if the law hadn't gone into effect. This is …