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Fed caps fine for not buying health insurance

...researchers predict that about 4 million people, including dependents, could be hit with fines by 2016. The Congressional Budget Office had previously projected 6 million would pay fines, but dropped the estimate because more people will be exempt...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-24/fed-caps-fine-for-not-buying-health-
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What others say: No excuse for Alaska's 'Medicaid gap'

...and Obamacare in general are overly expensive and a "hot mess" has yet to be determined. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office forecast sizable savings for the country from the act - $124 billion over the 10 years after it was enacted...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-06-25/what-others-say-no-excuse-for-ala
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...billion defense budget for this year amounts to 3.5 percent of the size of the economy, according to the Congressional Budget Office, down from 5.4 percent of gross domestic product 40 years ago.Discretionary spending on nondefense programs...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-03-0
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State of the Union 2014

...alone get ahead. And too many still aren't working at all."Yet the nonpartisan Tax Foundation points to a Congressional Budget Office finding on income inequality: "Inequality today is slightly higher than the average of the past 30 years...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-02-01/state-of-the-union-2014
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What others say: Obamacare's true numbers a revealing failure

...other out-of-pocket costs were astronomical.This was not what was promised. As Roy rightly notes, the Congressional Budget Office, in its original estimates, predicted that the vast majority of those eligible for subsidies on the exchanges...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-04-20/what-others-say-obamacares-true-n
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Bob Franken: Minimum aspirations

...starvation-level $7.25 an hour to $10.10. And now the opponents are latching on to a report from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office that projects such an increase probably would mean the overall loss of a half-million jobs, which CBO admits...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-02-22/bob-franken-minimum-aspirations
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President Obama rewriting ObamaCare

...implicitly endorsed the other side. Now the new delay arrives amid a furious debate about jobs after a damning Congressional Budget Office report last week, only this time with liberals celebrating ObamaCare's supposed benefits to the job market...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-02-17/president-obama-rewriting-obamaca
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The party of less work

...Now, they are the party of people who would have been workers, if it hadn't been for Obamacare.The Congressional Budget Office released a new analysis of the economic effects of the health-care law that estimates that it will reduce...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-02-09/the-party-of-less-work
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The American system of oppression

...typical CEO makes 273 times more than his or her average workers. Between 1970 and 2007, according to the Congressional Budget Office, the very richest saw income growth of 275 percent - those at the bottom, just 18 percent. The gap keeps...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-12-10/the-american-system-of-oppression
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...now. For example, they may have gone from being laid off to working a low-paying or part-time job.The Congressional Budget Office predicts in about a decade the number of people using food stamps will drop to 34 million, or about 1 in every...

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