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What the health care mandate delay means locally
Visialia Times-Delta

The recent news from Washington that the employer mandate of the Affordable Care Act will be postponed until after the 2014 midterm election prompted a widespread sigh of relief for businesses across the nation and in Tulare County.

Even still, local businesses remain cautiously optimistic, unsure of how the policy will affect the long-term transition to the much-debated health care overhaul. Business leaders also expressed concern about how the delay will affect consumers.