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President pledges first veto in 2015 Obamacare wars
Modern Healthcare

President Barack Obama plans to veto legislation that would redefine full-time work under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act as 40 hours a week, according to a statement he issued Wednesday. The announcement is an early indication that Obama won’t be shy in fending off changes to the landmark healthcare law. “The Administration strongly opposes House passage of H.R. 30, the Save American Workers Act, because it would significantly increase the deficit, reduce the number of Americans with employer-based health insurance coverage, and create incentives for employers to shift their employees to part-time work—causing the problem it intends to solve,” according to the statement from the White House.

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