Daily Archives: February 1, 2013

Medical Supply Companies Laying Off Because of Obamacare

A global medical technology company has laid off nearly 100 employees at its offices in Tennessee and Massachusetts and is blaming the layoffs on the medical device tax tied to ObamaCare. London-based Smith & Nephew said Thursday it laid off fewer … Continue reading

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Only 5.2 Percent of Highway Funds Used to Build Roads

Approximately 5.2 percent of funds obligated to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) during fiscal years 2009-2011 actually went to the construction of new highways. An additional two and a half percent of that funding went to new construction of bridges, … Continue reading

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30% of Small Business Owners Not Hiring – Worried About Healthcare Costs

Sixty-one percent of U.S. small business owners said they were “worried about the potential cost of healthcare” and 56 percent said they were “worried about new government regulations,” according to the Wells Fargo/Gallup small business index released on Jan. 31, … Continue reading

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