Among Obamacare’s myriad negative effects on small businesses could be this: shorter ski seasons in New Hampshire.
At a forum on the Affordable Care Act held last week, Greg Goddard, general manager of Gunstock Ski Resort, said the resort might shorten its season because it cannot afford to offer health insurance to its full-time seasonal employees who work for more than 120 consecutive days, as the law requires.
We’re talking about being on the hook for trillions of dollars here.
In a recent op-ed Abraham noted:
My need to see specialists and try expensive prescriptions makes affordable health insurance crucial to softening the financial sting. This longtime uninsured, sickly gal ought to be happy.
Plaster my picture on Healthcare.gov now, right?
According to the CBO, the 2014 budget deficit will be $492 billion. ”Relative to the size of the economy, that deficit—at 2.8 percent of gross domestic product (GDP)—will be nearly a third less than the $680 billion shortfall in fiscal year 2013, which was equal to 4.1 percent of GDP,” the report states.
He was echoed by Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)Heritage ActionScorecardSen. Patty MurraySenate Democrat Average0%, Senate Budget Committee chairman, who said, “We’re already seeing some consequences from this crisis,” in reference to several Arkansas construction projects that have been put on hold. Is there a light at the end of the tunnel for these transportation woes?