The Spectator

Health plan pricier under Obamacare

Story by Nate Beck, Chief Copy Editor

January 23, 2014

UW-Eau Claire students will pay about $400 more this year for student health insurance after a local insurer adjusted the plan to meet standards laid out in the Affordable Care Act. Students ages 25 and under pay about $1,300...

Healthcare.gov glitches not the end of Affordable Care Act

Story by Haley Zblewski, Multimedia Editor

October 31, 2013

It’s undeniable that healthcare.gov is having its fair share of problems. Since its launch on Oct. 1, the website where people go to sign up for the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, has been preventing users...

Federal government shuts down for first time in 17 years

Story by Alex Zank, Freelancer

October 1, 2013

WASHINGTON — As a result of a partisan divide between the House of Representatives and Senate over what should be done with the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, the U.S. government shut down at midnight Tuesday with the ...

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