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staff and analysis team found that after combining all the start-up cost incurred by the new insurance Market, the cost of the government-sponsored insurance incentives made 2.5 million full-time workers that will exit the labor force by 2024 will actually add $131 billion to the deficit during the fiscal year window of 2015 to 2024(U.S Senate 2014). Future generations will continue to add to this rising debt if the Affordable care act stays exactly the way it is.
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HEALTHCARE 4 Many states have tried and failed to pass legislation limiting the effects of Obamacare on citizens. In fact in the years following the approval of the Affordable Care Act no less than 22 State legislations tried and failed to enact laws and measures related to challenging or completely opting out of Obamacare (Cauchi 2016). It would seem that the state government saw something in Obamacare that they disagreed with, not include laws made for or against Insurance exchanges, Medicaid expansion, non-binding resolution or memorials urging actions by federal or state government, nor measure still pending at the state level. Sadly, many of these laws were overturned at the federal level forcing States and all citizens to participate in Obamacare. Despite all of this evidence it would seem that Americans are happy with Obamacare. At least according to a poll done from January 12th to the 17th of this year sponsored by CNN/ORC. This survey found that 49% of people now favor the law. This figure is only slightly more than the 47% who still oppose it. This poll marked the first time since March of 2010 that people favored the law, but in the interest of full disclosure, CNN also reported in the same article that the poll has a margin sampling error that is plus or minus 3%(Zorthian 2017). A 3%
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