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Manchin Proposes Delay to ACA Individual Mandate

October 25, 2013

West Virginia Public Broadcasting – Senator Joe Manchin is proposing a delay in a key component to the federal Affordable Care Act, the individual mandate. Manchin defended his legislation saying it allows the administration more time to fix glitches in the enrollment system, but a left-leaning policy group in Charleston maintains a delay will have significant negative impacts on West Virginians. Read