Tag Archive for health insurance

Obama’s Weekly Address: Losing Insurance Can Happen to Anybody

WASHINGTON – In this week’s address, President Barack Obama highlighted a new report from the Treasury Department that found that about half of all Americans under 65 will lose their health coverage at some point over the next ten years. The report also found that Americans under 21 have more than a 50-percent chance of…

President's Weekly Address: Health Insurance Reform Will Strengthen Small Businesses

WASHINGTON – In his weekly address, President Barack Obama cited a report released this morning by the Council of Economic Advisors in explaining how health insurance reform will strengthen small businesses in America.  With small businesses paying up to 18 percent more for health insurance than large businesses, too many small businesses are forced to…

Obama Weekly Address: Recovery and Jobs of the Future

WASHINGTON – In his weekly address, President Barack Obama touted the gains the Recovery Act has made in a little more than 100 days.  While the recession is still far from over, the Recovery Act has helped end the economic free fall, ease the rate of monthly job losses from 700,000 a month, extend unemployment…

Gov. Kathleen Sebelius Obama HHS Appointee

Kathleen Sebelius has been Governor of Kansas since 2002.  While Governor, Sebelius saved over $1 billion from the state budget, championed targeted tax relief, focused on emerging business sectors, and crated a Post Secondary Technical Education Authority to create a comprehensive plan for new technical schools in the state of Kansas. Sebelius has also been…