Tag Archives: obamacare

Democratic discussion on health care

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton went head-to-head in South Carolina Sunday at the Democratic debate. The leading topic: health care. Just two hours prior to the start of the debate, Vermont Sen. Sanders unveiled a new plan for health care ...

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My ups and downs with affordable health care

Many people, mostly Republicans, have been up in arms over the Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as Obamacare. The law helps subsidize health care for people who can’t afford it; critics are calling it socialism. As a 30-year-old college ...

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The simply confusing factors of the Affordable Care Act

On Monday, ABC News online reported that Tennessee state Senator Brian Kelsey handed a humorously titled book to Kathleen Sebelius, the U.S. secretary of health and human services. The book, titled “Websites for Dummies,” was a obviously meant as a ...

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Program educates students on Covered California

The rollout of the Affordable Care Act has been met with a lot questions. The California State University Health Insurance Education Project hopes to answer questions for Fresno State students.

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Shutdown, debt ceiling deal reached

On Wednesday Congress approved a bill to reopen the federal government and raise the debt ceiling, but the root problem remains in the opinion of some in Washington, D.C. and at Fresno State.

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Political stalemate: debt ceiling looms

Fresno State has largely avoided the effects of the government shutdown but concern about the political stalemate has reached the campus.

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Government Shut-Downs: Are They Really So Bad?

With the recent government shut-down due to the inability of Congress to negotiate and find common ground regarding the budget, (but more truthfully) the Affordable Care Act, (“Obamacare”) Americans have been in an uproar, and rightfully so. More than 800,000 ...

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Government shutdown may threaten economy

The partial shutdown of the U.S. government may not inflict immediate harm to Fresno State or the rest of the country, but there may be reasons for concern if it drags on.

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ASI: New senator approved, funding for multimedia cameras

Associated Students, Inc. confirmed Jimmy Fields as the senator for the Lyles College of Engineering Wednesday afternoon upon recommendation from the personnel committee and ASI President Moses Menchaca. Fields, a fifth year mechanical engineering major at Fresno State, has participated ...

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Overtaxation with representation

‘Tis the season to pay taxes. It was a hot August afternoon, a Wednesday as I recall, when a large crowd gathered under that large elm tree at the corner of Essex and Washington streets.

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Obamacare: An overview

The Supreme Court case concerning the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, AKA Obamacare, is one of the more important cases to reach the court in recent memory.

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Constitution Day 2010

Since 2005, Fresno State has been holding annual events to recognize the signing of the Constitution. “Obamacare: Landmark Legislation or Dead on Arrival?” was the title of this years discussion, and a few student attendees voiced their opinions on the ...

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Panelists differ on health care legislation

Xeng Xiong / The Collegian At Fresno State’s annual Constitution Day held at the Satellite Student Union Friday, a panel of professors held competing positions on the constitutionality of the universal health care legislation passed back in March. The Patient ...

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