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Obamacare Waiver Mania, Part XXXVII: Entire State Gets Exemption

By Doug Powers  •  March 9, 2011 10:25 AM

**Written by Doug Powers “The bill I’m signing will set in motion reforms that generations of Americans have fought for and marched for and hungered to see.” –Barack Obama, March 23, 2010 America sure did lose its appetite fast. First unions and various corporations received Obamacare waivers by the hundreds, and now whole states are […]

Waiver-mania: Now, nursing homes lobby for Obamacare pardon; Update: San Francisco’s escape hatch

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 16, 2011 11:58 AM

Scroll for updates… On Friday, the White House quietly unveiled more Obamacare waivers. The CMMS website noted: “As of the end of April 2011, a total of 1372 one-year waivers have been granted. This update includes 221 new approvals.” Among the new recipients: Local 485 Health and Welfare Fund Detroit and Vicinity Trowel Trades Health […]

‘Waiver-Mania’ Expands from Obamacare to EPA Regs

By Doug Powers  •  February 3, 2011 11:34 AM

**Written by Doug Powers On many occasions Michelle has written about the hundreds and hundreds of Obamacare waivers that have been handed out like Pez from the Hope dispenser ever since the passage of the health care law. The “waivers for favors” system is proving so popular that it’s expanding to Environmental Protection Agency regulations. […]

Investigating Obamacare Waiver-mania

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 24, 2011 10:24 AM

The House GOP is stepping up to the plate. Newcomers on the congressional oversight subcommittee on health will probe the who, what, when, where, and why of the Obama administration’s HHS Obamacare waiver program. The Hill reports: “If there are exemptions,” Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) told The Hill, “what was the process by which those […]

Obamacare repeal document drop: Waiver-mania for all!

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 3, 2011 10:37 PM

“This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act.”

Obamacare Waiver-mania! continues: List tops 222

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 7, 2010 09:46 AM

Over the past two months, we’ve been tracking the burgeoning list of unions, companies, and insurers who have used an HHS escape hatch to avoid the costly, destructive consequences of Obamacare for their members and employees (see here, here, here, and here). The list keeps growing. Jamie Dupree has the latest update on what I’ve […]

The Obamacare Waiver-mania! movement builds

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 19, 2010 10:14 AM

Several Obamacare Waiver-mania items for you this morning as we stay on top of this issue and force the Dems/Left to reckon with their abject failure. 1. First, here’s Rush on the Obamacare escapees: 2. GOP Sen. Pat Roberts was on the floor yesterday lambasting health care rationing czar Donald Berwick during a hearing interrupted […]

Waiver-mania! The ever-expanding Obamacare escapee list

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 14, 2010 10:26 AM

Let us briefly review the rapidly growing rolls of companies, unions, and states bursting out of the Obamacare escape hatch. In early September, I noted the push by Obamacare promoter and Democrat Rep. Ron Wyden for a special state waiver from the very federal mandate he advocated for everyone else. A few weeks later, McDonald’s […]

How's That Obamacare Waiver Workin' Out for Ya?

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 16, 2012 09:21 AM

How’s That Obamacare Waiver Workin’ Out for Ya? by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2012 Exactly two years ago this week, the Obama administration announced it had issued more than 100 waivers en masse to a select group of companies, unions and other health insurance providers seeking relief from the onerous federal health care law. […]

Nancy Pelosi on 1,800 Obamacare Waiver Recipients: Mostly Very Small Companies

By Doug Powers  •  October 29, 2011 01:25 PM

Small businesses only?