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Letters 

NTU Endorses "Health Freedom for Seniors Act," H.R. 975

by Nan Swift / /

On behalf of the members of National Taxpayers Union (NTU), I write in support of H.R. 975, your “Health Freedom for Seniors Act.”  This legislation would allow taxpayers to make a tax-free rollover from their Individual Retirement Account (IRA) or 401(k) plan to a Health Savings Account (HSA). In doing so, the bill would provide an added dose of flexibility for seniors to address their long-term needs and empower more consumers to take control of their health care.


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Podcast 

Speaking of Taxpayers: NTU Spearheads Effort for Tax Reform NOW, & Budget & Revenue Figures!

by Douglas Kellogg, Dan Barrett / /

NTUF's Dan Barrett and NTU's Nan Swift join the podcast to discuss the latest legislation, tax reform bills, and record federal revenues. NTU President Pete Sepp on 68 policy leaders sending a message to Congress to reform the tax code now! Plus,
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Letters 

NTU Endorses Senate Bill to Repeal Obamacare

by Nan Swift / /

On behalf of the members of National Taxpayers Union (NTU), I write to endorse S. 336, which would repeal the President's health care legislation, thereby rescinding nearly $1 trillion in tax hikes and $1.1 trillion in unaffordable spending.
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Blog 

House Vote to Repeal Obamacare Imminent

by Nan Swift / /

It's no longer news that Obamacare was sold to the public on a pack of lies. It's time to finally bring them to an end.
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Vote Alert 

NTU urges all Representatives to vote “YES” on H.R. 596

by Nan Swift / /

NTU urges all Representatives to vote "YES" on H.R. 596, which would repeal the President's health care legislation, thereby rescinding nearly $1 trillion in tax hikes and $1.1 trillion in unaffordable spending.
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Letters 

NTU writes in support of the “Obamacare Taxpayer Bailout Prevention Act,” S. 123 and H.R. 221

by Nan Swift / /

Dear Senator Rubio and Congressman Harris: On behalf of the members of the National Taxpayers Union (NTU), I write in support of the "Obamacare Taxpayer Bailout Prevention Act," S. 123 and H.R. 221 in the Senate and House respectively. This leg
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Blog 

Vermont Abandons Single-Payer Healthcare Plan

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin announced on Wednesday that his state will not pursue a single-payer healthcare plan amidst higher-than-expected costs. The plan would have called for a payroll tax of nearly 12 percent as well as higher personal income taxe
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Blog 

The CDC, Obamacare, & Ebola

by Dan Barrett / /

Watching the news these days, it's clear that there's a lot of anxiety about Ebola. Nightly news segments speak of the mysterious virus spreading through western Africa, sounding like a chapter of The Hot Zone or a narrative in The Coming Plague. While Co
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Vote Alert 

"Yes" on H.R. 3522, the Employee Health Care Protection Act

by Nan Swift / /

NTU urges all Representatives to vote "YES" on H.R. 3522, the Employee Health Care Protection Act. This legislation would permit insurers to continue offering currently available group health insurance plans. Roll call votes on H.R. 3522 will be significa
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Blog 

Indiana Can Challenge Obamacare Tax Credit Rule; Canadians Suing Over FATCA Law

by Jihun Han / /

A U.S. district judge ruled that Indiana can challenge an Obamacare tax credit rule. Indiana claims that enrolling for Obamacare through the federal exchange and gets tax credits is illegal.
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