Obamacare

A federal appeals court is questioning whether Obamacare is unconstitutional. The three judge panel in New Orleans heard arguments about whether the Affordable Care Act has lost its legitimacy after Congress removed penalties for the individual mandate that requires people to have health insurance. A lower court in Texas ruled the removal of the fine […]

Obamacare isn’t going anywhere for right now.  The judge who recently declared the healthcare law unconstitutional has issued another ruling allowing it to remain in effect while his ruling is appealed.  Several weeks ago, U.S. District Court Judge Reed O’Connor ruled that the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate is unconstitutional, and therefore the whole law […]

For now Obamacare is the law of the land and December 15th was the final day Americans can sign up for health care coverage and possibly receive government subsidies to pay for it.  The future however is less clear after a federal judge in Texas ruled the law is unconstitutional.  President Trump is calling on […]

Though I’m only in my twenties, I’ve survived circumstances that would devastate most. At the tender age of nine, I was diagnosed with a rare heart condition. Less than two years later, I became the recipient of a heart and kidney transplant–all before my twelfth birthday. You would think that this medical saga would end […]

WASHINGTON – In a stunning defeat for Republicans, House Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday canceled a vote on the GOP bill to replace Obamacare because he did not have enough votes from his own members to pass the legislation. The failure to pass the bill is a major blow to both Ryan and President Trump […]

@kwellscomm TLCNaptown.com Local & National News  — Good day to you on this day that the NCAA Tournament continues and Indy’s number four-seed Butler takes the court tonight to do battle with number one seed…North Carolina. (More on that below in sports…) Only one of Indiana’s Republican congressmen remains unsure about the GOP plan to move […]

What we know so far about Trumpcare is that it would eliminate the Obamacare Medicaid expansion, which covered more than 11 million low-income people.

@kwellscomm @1067WTLC TLCNaptown.com Local & National News and Sports  —   Good day to you … The Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued by the National Weather Service in Indianapolis expired early Tuesday morning for some of the outlying areas. Northern Tipton County and Howard County which includes Kokomo were two of them. It rained and stormed all night […]

Roland Martin and his panel of guests quantified the impact President Obama and his administration had on the nation, as well as how well they handled issues important to African-Americans.

@kwellscomm  TLCNaptown.com News & Sports  —   Good day to you on this day before Inauguration Day. We’re in the count down on President Barack Obama’s last full day on the job… The mother of a five-year-old girl who was accidentally shot and killed is now facing neglect charges. Police say the 5 year old girl was […]

@kwellscomm TLCNaptown.com  News & Sports  —  In breaking national news…we’re watching Brooklyn. As many as three dozen people are hurt following a train derailment in Brooklyn Wednesday morning. New York City fire officials say there are at least 30 people with injuries and a handful appear to be serious. It happened around 8:20 a.m. Eastern […]

@kwellscomm  TLCNaptown.com Health News  — The enrollment deadline for the Affordable Care Act, also known as ‘Obamacare’, is being extended to Monday. Officials with the federal healthcare exchange sent messages to members on Friday morning saying due to high demand on the previous day’s deadline, Thursday, December 15, they were giving people more time to […]