health care legislation

Obamacare illegal?

Sheila Liaugminas | 06 February 2011 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: health care legislation, Obamacare, unconstitutional federal mandate
Last week, a vote to repeal Obamacare gathered more votes than last time around and only narrowly missed passage. But then it was declared unconstitutional anyway…

President’s SOTU show prep

Sheila Liaugminas | 20 January 2011 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Archbishop Timothy Dolan, defense of marriage, education of children, health care legislation, immigration, State of the Union, USCCB
In radio, we do a lot of show prep, researching relevant materials on the topics and guests we’ll be covering on a particular program, and sometimes that requires a sweeping review of wide-ranging resources to pluck the gems and see the greater picture.

Healthcare law unconstitutional?

Sheila Liaugminas | 07 April 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: health care legislation, state's rights, U.S. Constitution
Legal scholars are challenging think tanks to a real debate on Obamacare, and states across the U.S. are challenging its constitutionality. Let's have open and honest scrutiny....

Surprise, surprise

Sheila Liaugminas | 22 March 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: abortion, Barack Obama, Bart Stupak, health care legislation

Bart Stupak caved, after all. His press conference was brief and sounded like it was hastily put together.

Beware health care pitfalls

Sheila Liaugminas | 20 March 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: health care legislation, PBS Newshour, U.S. Congress

Congress should take care in how they navigate health reform legislation and beware of pitfalls. Like….’Demon Pass’.

Legislation by hook or by crook

Sheila Liaugminas | 16 March 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Congress, health care legislation, Nancy Pelosi, Senate rules
“[House Speaker Nancy] Pelosi reportedly told liberal bloggers Monday that “nobody wants to vote for the Senate bill,” and so she’s strongly considering the non-vote vote.” What?

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