To the people saying how dare our government force me to buy health insurance, I say how dare you expect me to pay with my tax dollars and insurance premiums when you go to the emergency room.
The recent Times editorial “Government meetings aren’t prayer meetings” provides a welcome opportunity to explain why the office of the attorney general files friend-of-the-court briefs on cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.
In light of the controversy surrounding same-sex marriage and the recent Supreme Court ruling, I would like to speak for the third side of the issue, which is widely ignored.
Everything came together last year. First I read Mark Twain's recently published autobiography. For the benefit of a few of you young'ns, Mark Twain, aka Samuel Clemens, was the first genuine celebrity author in America. He basically got rich the same way that David Sedaris does. By writing …
Could you put a price tag on the time you spend with your children -- or worse yet literally barter your children away like property?
ROSEMONT, Ill. | Gov. Pat Quinn said Monday that he doesn't feel pressure to act quickly on whether to sign a concealed carry bill, even as lawmakers from his own party have pleaded for him to hurry up before a court-ordered deadline next month.
The Roundtable's May 31 edition discusses the state of Planned Parenthood in Indiana, the EPA's funding to demolish abandoned buildings and Porter County's nominee for the RDA.
Health care is an issue at the top of every Americans conversation. It has become a battlefield for politicians, a haven for insurance and technology, and a restructuring in the management of care delivery for hospitals and providers. The proponents say it's about time; opponents say it's to…
VALPARAISO | Indiana Supreme Court Justice Steven David was on reserve duty with the military when he was ordered in 2007 to take over as chief defense counsel at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Readers, politicians, leaders, medical community comment on Supreme Court ruling on health care mandate
"Conventional wisdom and national polls showed many Americans favored repeal of the measure, so we are surprised by the court’s decision." — Kevin Brinegar, president and CEO Indiana Chamber of Commerce.
The Supreme Court ruling Thursday upholding the Affordable Care Act drew kudos and disappointment locally, as people digested the impact of the decision.
State business groups attacked Thursday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, while local business owners already are thinking ahead of how to adjust to the law's realities.
WASHINGTON | The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld virtually all of President Barack Obama's historic health care overhaul, including the hotly debated core requirement that nearly every American have health insurance.
If the U.S. Supreme Court rules that we cannot be compelled to purchase medical insurance if we do not want to, does that mean we cannot be compelled to carry auto insurance?
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WASHINGTON | The Supreme Court has several options in ruling on President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, from upholding the law to striking it down in its entirety. The court also could avoid deciding the law's constitutionality at all, if it finds the lawsuits challenging the law are …
The U.S. Supreme Court on March 26 will begin three days of hearings with six hours of oral argument on the constitutional challenge Indiana and 25 other states filed against sections of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, often referred to as "Obamacare." This historical lawsuit…
As Indiana looks for a replacement on the Supreme Court, I can only hope that this replacement will not forget the substance of an argument is more important than the way it was typed or on what color paper it came to them on.
Many of us are asking: Where is the United States going? We are in the middle of a presidential campaign, and members of Congress are in a quandary. The trust in government these days ranks at about 12 percent and the president at about 44 percent, so we are in for a negative campaign tellin…
GARY | The historic swearing in of the first black woman mayor in Indiana was celebrated by several hundred people, including county and state officials, and punctuated by some rousing, hand-clapping gospel performances Saturday.
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