Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Undoing Obamacare: The latest
February 1, 2011
On the heels of Florida judge Roger Vinson’s decision yesterday voiding Obamacare, Capitol Hill’s repeal efforts are heating up.
Word in D.C. is that Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell may introduce the House-passed Obamacare repeal bill as an amendment to an FAA bill on the floor this afternoon.
On a separate front, watch out for a State Obamacare Waiver bill sponsored by Sens. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., and Lindsey Graham, R-SC.
GOP Sen. Mike Johanns, who has targeted the onerous 1099 reporting mandates in the Obamacare law for the past year, introduced his repeal bill covering those provisions yesterday — it’s S.A. 3 to S.233.
GOP Sen. Scott Brown wants a repeal of the job-killing medical device tax that’s crushing innovators in Massachusetts. Read More