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...have lost their insurance. You are intentionally misleading the public once again. If anyone decided that their insurance premiums were too high as a result of a different ruling and dropped their coverage, that would have been their own fault...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-30/rants-raves
RCBOE considers adjust pay, hours of substitute teachers as budgetary control measure

...avoid paying fines for non-compliance while not burdening a budget projected to pay over $20 million in health insurance premiums this year.Spires added that they would prevent "gaps" in substitute teacher coverage by aggressively recruiting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-07-15/rcboe-considers-adjust-pa
2 visions emerge for getting self-driving cars on road

...according to a recent survey of 1,500 consumers by the Boston Consulting Group. The biggest motivators: Lower insurance premiums and increased safety.For now, the most advanced systems are pricey and found on luxury brands. Buyers of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-09/2-visions-emerge-getting-s
Supreme Court upholds health care law

...The 6-3 ruling, which upheld financial aid to millions of low- and middle-income Americans to help pay for insurance premiums regardless of where they live, was the second major victory in three years for Obama in politically charged Supreme...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-25/supreme-court-upholds-health
Thousands in Augusta area could lose subsidies in pending Supreme Court health care ruling

...Pollack said. "For most people when the subsidies are withdrawn, if they are withdrawn, it would mean health insurance premiums are unaffordable and most people would drop coverage because they couldn't afford it."The result would affect...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-06-20/thousands-augusta-area-could
Richmond County school board to finalize 2016 budget

...buses.The new budget increases expenditures in some areas. More money has been earmarked to cover state health insurance premiums for classified employees, up to $150 per month per employee. Benefits make up 25 percent of school system expenditures...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-06-07/richmond-county-school-bo
It doesn't have to be this way

...again at the U.S. Supreme Court. And his repeated pre-election pledge to cut a typical family's health-insurance premium by $2,500 a year is a sick joke: Many received a steep hike in premiums at Obamacare's rollout, and insurance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-04/it-doesnt-have-be-way
Georgians face health insurance spike

ATLANTA -- Many Georgians could face double-digit increases in their health insurance premiums next year, based on initial rates sought by insurers.Insurers' requests in Georgia range as high as a 64.2 percent increase...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-03/georgians-face-health-in
Solar power 'rush' expected in S.C.

...subsidizing solar-energy users, and what effect, if any solar panels on a rooftop would have on a home's value and insurance premiums.Homeowner Associations, too, figure into discussions across the state, as some property owners confront community...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-03/solar-power-rush-expected-
Small businesses hurt in Baltimore riots face recovery hurdles

...South Korean immigrant must decide whether to reopen. If so, it could mean taking on more debt and paying higher insurance premiums."I don't know yet," Kang said Wednesday.About 200 small businesses were unable to open the day after the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-30/small-businesses-hurt-balt