The Sacramento Bee has published Grace-Marie Turner’s article: “Repealing health care legislation will create jobs.” Here’s the Galen Institute summary:
The best thing that Congress can do to unleash jobs creation is to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. A recent U.S. Chamber of Commerce survey found that 39 percent of small business owners say the law is either their greatest or second-greatest obstacle to new hiring. The law also discourages people from seeking work. The director of the Congressional Budget Office, Douglas Elmendorf, said earlier this year the health law will mean 800,000 fewer workers in the American labor force. Clearly, the health law is killing jobs, not creating them, and the best thing that Congress could do to spur jobs creation is to repeal the unpopular health law and lift the heavy cloud of mandates and regulatory burdens threatening employers. Then Congress must offer a fresh approach to health reform that reduces health costs and frees employers to begin hiring again.
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