DC Circuit Orders Vacatur of IRS Obamacare Regulations Extending Tax Subsidies to Federal Exchanges

DC Circuit Orders Vacatur of IRS Obamacare Regulations Extending Tax Subsidies to Federal Exchanges

The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit today ordered vacated a critical Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regulation extending tax credits under Obamacare (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act or PPACA) to participants in federal health care exchanges as contrary to the clear language of the statute. 

President Obama Signs Executive Order Banning LGBT Job Discrimination by Federal Contractors and Government

Credit: torbakhopper

This Executive Order amends two earlier executive orders: it amends Executive Order 11246, which prohibits discrimination by federal contractors to add sexual orientation and gender identity to the existing prohibitions of race, color, religion, national origin, age and sex discrimination.