Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
GOP Legislators Move To Penalize Insurers Taking Fed. Subsidies
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In 2011, by a 2-to-1 margin, Ohio voters okayed an amendment to the state constitution, aimed at declaring Ohio exempt from the new federal requirement that virtually everyone have health insurance.
Critics of the amendment called it meaningless because federal law trumps state laws. Then came the U.S. Supreme Court ruling, upholding the federal law. That was a setback for the Tea Party and other conservative foes of the law. But now, some Republican state legislators say they have found a new way Ohio could successfully fight the new federal mandate. Click the play button to hear details, as well as reaction from supporters of the Affordable Care Act.