American Action Forum

Type: Organization
Name: American Action Forum
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GAO Report Questions How Obamacare Billions Were Spent

A new report claims an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services is unable to show how it spent $3.7 billion for constructing and promoting Obamacare's online marketplace.The Government Accountability Office (GAO) dug into the Centers ... [Published NewsMax.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Video: Debate: Inversion policy & tax reform

CNBC|   September 23, 2014Debating the plan to prevent tax inversions, Doug Holtz-Eakin, American Action Forum, says the Treasurys plan is worse than doing nothing. Christian Weller, Center for American Progress, explains why he favors inversion regu ... [Published NBCNews.com - 5 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Federal Agencies Can't Stop With The Red Tape

Sep. 23, 2014Try as it might, the Obama administration can’t seem to trim the reams of red tape. In 2011, Barack Obama released what might have been his only good executive order mandating the agencies in the executive branch review its regulations for ... [Published The Patriot Post - 7 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Report: Administration’s Efforts to Cut Red Tape Cost Economy $23 Billion

Administration efforts to cut red tape have actually added $23 billion in costs to the economy this year, according to a new report released by the American Action Forum (AAF). Cabinet agencies are required to issue a “retrospective review” every ... [Published Washington Free Beacon - 15 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Study: 2.7M children could lose CHIP benefits - The Hill

Early Years Cook's TrainingGrub4life offer a range of specialist cookery master classes and ...General NewsStudy: 2.7M children could lose CHIP benefitsThe HillAbout 6.4 million children would gain access to insurance under the healthcare law, according ... [Published Grub4Life - 16 hours ago]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Study: 2.7M children could lose CHIP benefits

As many as 2.7 million children could lose health coverage or benefits next year if Congress does not renew the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), according to a study by the conservative American Action Forum.CHIP is a $13-billion-a-year program ... [Published The Hill - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Report: IRS Locks 1.93M Spouses and Kids Out of Obamacare

IRS regulators have created another one of those Obamacare “glitches” that President Obama predicted, this time locking about two million people out of the health care law’s coverage and discouraging people from working, according to a new study.“The ... [Published National Review - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Video: Big, bad business: Survey

CNBC|   September 22, 2014Former U.S. Congressman Barney Frank, and Douglas Holtz-Eakin, American Action Forum president, discuss the challenges facing corporate America.Share This ... [Published NBCNews.com - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Improving job market complicates push to renew unemployment benefits

Benefits for workers unemployed for longer than 26 weeks expired in December, despite Democrats'...Democrats, and even some Republicans, are going to try to extend emergency unemployment benefits during the lame-duck session in November and in the 114th ... [Published Washington Examiner - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 5 reports

Study: Obamacare ‘Family Glitch’ Could Hit Up To 2 Million People

Close to 2 million Americans could be restricted from Obamacare’s coverage expansions due to the health-care law’s so-called “family glitch,” according to a study from the American Action Forum.Obamacare has expanded eligibility to Medicaid in 27 states ... [Published Daily Caller - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

EPA may garnish wage without court approval

EPA recently announced it plans to take final action later this year to authorize collection of non-tax debts by garnishing wages which may occur without a court order. Public comments submitted to date on EPA's proposed action express concern that the ... [Published Lexology - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

ADVISORY: Let’s Agree to Agree: Progressive and Conservative Consensus to Improve Our Tax Code

Washington, D.C. — Congressional gridlock and election-year politicking appear to have stalled efforts to reform the tax code. But politics aside, there is actually substantial agreement among progressive and conservative policymakers on how to improve ... [Published Center for American Progress - Sep 17 2014]

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"GAO could not determine the reliability of any of the other financial information CMS provided because CMS's core financial system did not produce totals for much of the CCIIO-related information requested" the report states
"Coal and other fossil fuels provide 80 percent of the country's"
...As Dan Goldbeck of the American Action Forum appropriately noted ". . . the order is certainly controversial and is a strong reminder that even a few pages of the Federal Register can pack serious administrative consequences."
AAF defines the glitch by saying it "happens when an individual is offered employer sponsored health insurance but the offer is not extended to that person’s family."

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GAO Report Questions How Obamacare Billions Wer... [Published NewsMax.com - 1 hour ago]
Video: Debate: Inversion policy & tax reform [Published NBCNews.com - 5 hours ago]
Federal Agencies Can't Stop With The Red Tape [Published The Patriot Post - 7 hours ago]
In Support of Affordable Energy [Published Maritime Global News - 10 hours ago]
Report: Administration’s Efforts to Cut Red Tap... [Published Washington Free Beacon - 15 hours ago]
Study: 2.7M children could lose CHIP benefits -... [Published Grub4Life - 16 hours ago]
Study: 2.7M children could lose CHIP benefits [Published The Hill - Sep 22 2014]
Report: IRS Locks 1.93M Spouses and Kids Out of... [Published National Review - Sep 22 2014]
Video: Big, bad business: Survey [Published NBCNews.com - Sep 22 2014]
Improving job market complicates push to renew ... [Published Washington Examiner - Sep 21 2014]
Happy Birthday: The Keystone XL Pipeline Battle... [Published Daily Caller - Sep 19 2014]
Study: Obamacare ‘Family Glitch’ Could Hit Up T... [Published Daily Caller - Sep 18 2014]
'Family glitch' in Obamacare impacts 1.9 million [Published WorldNetDaily - Sep 18 2014]
EPA may garnish wage without court approval [Published Lexology - Sep 18 2014]
Study: 1.9 Million Americans Falling Into Obama... [Published Weekly Standard - Sep 18 2014]
Report: ‘Family Glitch’ in Obamacare to Impact ... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Sep 18 2014]
The Obamacare 'family glitch' will deny healthc... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 18 2014]
Obamacare's 'family glitch' could affect 2 mill... [Published Washington Examiner - Sep 18 2014]
At Senate Hearing on CHIP, Panelists Warn of Di... [Published Georgetown University CCF - Sep 18 2014]
CDC: White House Is Exaggerating Obamacare Cove... [Published Forbes.com - Sep 17 2014]
ADVISORY: Let’s Agree to Agree: Progressive and... [Published Center for American Progress - Sep 17 2014]
Wyden Lauds Children's Health Insurance Program... [Published Noodls - Sep 17 2014]
Obamacare’s negative impact on the economy cont... [Published Prlog - Sep 12 2014]
Is Obamacare killing jobs? Recent studies sugge... [Published Philly.com - Sep 11 2014]
Obamacare’s job losses [Published Human Events Online - Sep 11 2014]
Inflation Still a Risk on Fed Exit, Holtz-Eakin... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 11 2014]
Obamacare’s Job Losses [Published Heartlander Magazine - Sep 10 2014]
Fact Checker: An ‘Obamacare’ attack ad stuck in... [Published Washington Post - Sep 10 2014]
Federal government putting your retirement savi... [Published FOX Business - Video - Sep 09 2014]
O'Care Shrinks Small Biz Workers' Incomes by $2... [Published The Patriot Post - Sep 09 2014]
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Report: Administration’s Efforts to Cut Red Tap... [Published Washington Free Beacon - 15 hours ago]
Administration efforts to cut red tape have actually added $23 billion in costs to the economy this year, according to a new report released by the American Action Forum (AAF). Cabinet agencies are required to issue a “retrospective review” every ...
Report: ‘Family Glitch’ in Obamacare to Impact ... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Sep 18 2014]
Vague language within Obamacare will result in nearly 2 million Americans being unable to afford health insurance, according to a new report by the American Action Forum (AAF). The so-called “family glitch” occurs when an individual is offered health ...
Federal government putting your retirement savi... [Published FOX Business - Video - Sep 09 2014]
American Action Forum President Douglas Holtz-Eakin and ICI Chief Economist Brian Reid on the impact of government regulations on Americans investments. ...
Obamacare not free, and kills jobs – rehash [Published Right Thinking - Sep 09 2014]
Those of us that pointed out Obamacare was going to hit everyone, but especially small businesses, hard in the pocketbook, but then also kill jobs, should feel a measure of vindication now that the LSM has been forced to admit that the truth is Obamacare ...
Opinion: Where Did All the Jobs Go? [Published WSJ.com Video - Digits - Sep 08 2014]
American Action Forum President Doug Holtz-Eakin on the August employment report. Photo credit: iStock/Peepo. ...
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Milken: U.S. debt harming economic recovery-Hol... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Apr 28 2014]
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