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More Taxpayer Bailouts Will Only Paper Over Obamacare’s Many Failures

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Members of Congress in both parties have proposed legislation to shore up Obamacare’s cost-sharing subsidies and reinsurance pools. (Photo: MarianVejcik/Getty Images)

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Robert E. Moffit, a seasoned veteran of more than three decades in Washington policymaking, is a senior fellow in domestic policy studies at The Heritage Foundation.

It appears that Congress, backed by powerful special interests in the health care industry, is getting ready to bail out, once again, Obamacare’s failing health insurance program.

Here’s the back story.

Last year, President Donald Trump canceled the cost-sharing reduction subsidies for people buying coverage in the Obamacare exchanges. These taxpayer subsidies offset the out-of-pocket costs of

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Disabled Afghan War vet nearly loses his donated home over property tax dispute

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Injured Afghan War veteran nearly loses his home — but investigators step in and prevent it from happening. (Image source: WBBM-TV video screenshot)

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Army vet Tim Carner very nearly lost a home that was gifted to him after he returned to the U.S. in 2011 after a grave war injury left him disabled.

Despite grievous injuries, however, for Tim, the blessings kept on coming.

Chicago’s 2 Investigators intervened in February after hearing that Tim was on the verge of losing his home over unpaid property taxes. The 2 Investigators were able to rectify the mistake that was made which put Tim’s home and family life in jeopardy.

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Convicted Money Launderer in Rep. Alcee Hastings’s District Office Received Pay Increase for ‘Part-Time’ Work Last Year

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Hastings’s longtime girlfriend also received a promotion; has been paid maximum congressional salary for six straight years

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A convicted money launderer employed by Democratic Rep. Alcee Hastings (Fla.) in one of his Florida district offices received a pay increase for “part-time” work last year, new salary data filings show.

Additionally, Hastings’s longtime girlfriend Patricia Williams appears to have received a promotion, though she did not get a raise since she is already receiving the maximum salarythat is allowed to be paid to congressional staffers.

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Section 199A of the tax reform bill needs to be fixed

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By Natalia Castro at NetRight Daily and Americans for Limited Government

Within the last month, more than 160 million Americans opened their bank accounts to find that the recently passed Republican tax plan provided them with a more substantial paycheck and more economic mobility.

But one area of the tax code appears to have had unintentional consequence of picking winners and losers in agriculture.

Despite the overwhelming benefits for families and small businesses a provision within the tax plan could have far-reaching negative consequences on agricultural products sold to private buyers. This provision, seemingly entered as a last-minute mistake, must be rectified during the March funding debate in order to provide equal competition to the market.

Section 199A

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Department of Education fails to make school property tax elimination a priority

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Department of Education fails to make school property tax elimination a priority

HARRISBURG – During today’s Senate Appropriations Committee budget hearing with the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Secretary Rivera stated that school property tax elimination is not a main priority for the department according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks).

Argall, who has spearheaded this bipartisan initiative over the past several legislative sessions in the Senate, noted his disappointment regarding both the department and the Wolf Administration’s unwillingness to make this a priority. “This is by far the #1 issue I hear about most from residents not only in Berks and Schuylkill Counties, but across Pennsylvania,” said Argall. “I can’t go to the grocery store or get a flat

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USDA: 35,891 Retailers Engaged in Food Stamp Fraud

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(CNSNews.com) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture has published a reportestimating that 35,891 food retailers around the country engaged in food stamp fraud, illegally “trafficking” more than $1 billion in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits annually over the three-year period from 2012 through 2014.

“Retailer trafficking of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits occurs primarily when SNAP recipients sell their benefits for cash to food retailers, often at a discount,” the USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service said in a summary of the report.

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Why Schools are REQUIRED to Teach Illegal Alien Children

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1982 Supreme Court decision prohibited states from denying students free education on basis of immigration status…

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(Daily Caller News Foundation) Taxpayers have spent billions of dollars educating illegal aliens and their citizen children.

Much of this education is required by law.

A 1982 Supreme Court case citing the 14th Amendment requires public K-12 schools to teach illegal alien children.

The federal government has spent over $1 billion and states have spent over $44 billion educating approximately 12.5 million illegal aliens and 4.2 citizen children of illegal aliens, according to the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR).

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Spending Cuts, Not Tax Hikes, Boost Economic Growth

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A report by the National Bureau of Economic Research shows that cutting government spending is a better way of reducing the debt than raising taxes. (Photo: CatLane/Getty Images)

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Romina Boccia focuses on federal spending and the national debt as the deputy director of Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies and the Grover M. Hermann fellow in federal budgetary affairs at The Heritage Foundation. Read her research.

Tori-Anne Barry is a member of the Young Leaders Program at The Heritage Foundation.

Some point to the deficit as a

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