‘Repeal and Replace’ fails; now ‘Obamacare’ needs fixing

Trudy Lieberman Special to Valley News The failure of the Republican-led effort to repeal and replace former President Obama’s health care law represents a big victory for all kinds of citizens and interest groups that analyzed the proposed legislation and said no dice. The day before House Speaker Paul Ryan decided not to take a […]

The ‘Public Option’ is just single-payer on the installment plan

Sally Pipes Special to Valley News Obamacare’s government-run insurance markets are collapsing. Insurers are losing millions of dollars — and proposing double-digit premium hikes combined with high deductibles to try to stanch the bleeding. It’s no wonder that exchange enrollment is roughly half what the Congressional Budget Office predicted, 11.1 million instead of 21 million. […]