Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Health Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Health | What Happens if Obamacare Is Struck Down? Advertisement Supported by The Affordable Care Act touches the lives of most Americans. Some 21 million could lose health insurance if the Trump administration were to succeed in having the law ruled unconstitutional. ByReed Abelson, Abby Goodnough and Robert Pear March 26, 2019 The Affordable Care Act was already in peril after a federal judge in Texas invalidated the entire law late last year. But the stakes ramped up again this week, when President Trump’s Justice Department announced it had changed its position and agreed with the judge that the entire law, not just three pieces of it, should be scrapped. A coalition of states is appealing the ruling. If it is upheld, tens of millions more people would be affected than those who already rely on the … [Read more...] about What Happens if Obamacare Is Struck Down?
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A man was left fighting for his life in a coma for 12 days after he was found in Tenerife with a severely fractured skull. South Shields man Robert Waugh’s family have been told that the 48-year-old fell approximately 15ft on to concrete while on holiday in Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife. The dad-of-three fractured his skull in three places, broke both eye sockets and suffered a bleed on the brain, which needed urgent surgery.But when Robert awoke from a coma 12 days after the accident in the town’s harbour area, he told family members he had been hit from behind. Now his family are doing all they can to bring him home, but he’s not yet well enough to fly without a doctor. His son Michael set up a Go Fund Me page after friends and family said they wanted to help get Robert, a self-employed painter and decorator, back. The 27-year-old said he heard of the accident in an early morning call on January 18 from his grandfather, Robert.By 4pm that day they were both on … [Read more...] about South Shields dad in coma for 12 days after fall in Tenerife caused a fractured skull
Maybe a withdrawal agreement maintaining European citizens rights will be struck. Maybe Britain will crash out of the EU and chaos will ensure. Maybe, Brexit will be cancelled all together. We can't predict the future but we can help you be best prepared for whatever comes next. Here's our 12-point check list: 1. Make sure that you’re legally resident in your host country. This is the ONE thing that all Brits living in Spain should make sure they do and has been repeated incessantly by British Embassy and consular staff in the run up to Brexit. This will provide evidence the date of your arrival in your host country and provides proof that you were legally resident on March 29th 2019, when Britain exits the EU. This will streamline the process when it comes to applying for whatever residency arrangement is decided after Brexit, whether there is a Withdrawal Agreement or dreaded No Deal. READ MORE: This is the ONE thing Brits in Spain need to do ahead of Brexit f … [Read more...] about The ultimate No-Deal Brexit checklist for Brits in Spain
The only people more eager than progressive Democrats for hearings on Medicare for All are conservative Republicans. GOP lawmakers, fresh off an electoral shellacking fueled in large part by health care concerns, are now trolling Democrats with demands for hearings on the sweeping single-payer bill set to be introduced this month. They're confident that revelations about its potential cost andelimination of most private insurance will give them potent lines of attack heading into 2020 — an election that President Donald Trump is already framing as a debate about "socialism."Story Continued Below “We should have the opportunity to have a hearing on a bill Democrats say they are for,” Oregon Rep. Greg Walden, the top Republican on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, told POLITICO. "They’ve campaigned on it. Now, let’s find out what it is and what they’re promoting.” “We’re going to pull the curtain back on Medicare for All so the … [Read more...] about Republicans can’t wait to debate Medicare for All
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Economy Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Economy | U.S. Job Gains Show Employers Shrugged Off Government Shutdown Supported by The economy added 304,000 jobs in January, the 100th consecutive month of payroll gains. Unemployment ticked up to 4 percent, possibly a shutdown-related anomaly. ByBen Casselman Jan. 31, 2019 Add the recent government shutdown to the list of things that didn’t slow the American job market. Over the past eight years, the American economy has endured trade tensions, debt-limit standoffs, foreign-policy crises and all manner of natural disasters. Through it all, companies kept on hiring. The resilience continued in January as employers shrugged off both the monthlong shutdown and fears of an economic slowdown to add 304,000 jobs, far more than forecasters had anticipated. The report from the Labor Department marked the … [Read more...] about U.S. Job Gains Show Employers Shrugged Off Government Shutdown