HEARING: Documents for October 27th Subcommittee Hearing: ""Examining Obamacare's Hidden Marriage Penalty and Its Impact on the Deficit"

Date: 
Thursday, October 27, 2011 - 1:48pm
HEARING: Documents for October 27th Subcommittee Hearing: ""Examining Obamacare's Hidden Marriage Penalty and Its Impact on the Deficit"

Opening Statement of Ranking Member Elijah Cummings.

Witnesses
 
Dr. Douglas Holtz-Eakin, Ph.D.
President
American Action Forum

Former CBO Director
Ms. Diana Furchtgott-Roth
Senior Fellow
Manhattan Institute for Policy Research

Dr. Richard Burkhauser, Ph.D.
Professor of Economics
Cornell University

In case you missed it, check out this piece by MIT Economist Jonathan Gruber in The New Republic that dispels claims in a report issued by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Majority Staff on the Affordable Care Act. Gruber found that “some of the claims are wrong-headed. The rest are simply wrong.”

 

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