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  • AT&T Plans $1 Bln Q1 Charge For New Health-care Law (3M Co., too.)

    03/28/2010 5:00:07 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 33 replies · 1,128+ views
    RTT News ^ | 03/26/10
    AT&T Plans $1 Bln Q1 Charge For New Health-care Law 3/26/2010 6:13 PM ET Telecommunications giant AT&T Inc (T) said Friday that it plans to take a non-cash charge of about $1 billion in the first quarter to reflect a change in the tax treatment of the Medicare Part D subsidy as a results of the new U.S. health-care reform law that President Barack Obama signed this week. In a regulatory filing, the Dallas, Texas-based company said it will be evaluating prospective changes to the active and retiree health care benefits it offers as a result of the legislation, including...
  • Deere (And Others) In The Headlights

    03/26/2010 5:06:50 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies · 1,286+ views ^ | March 26, 2010 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    Health Reform: As major businesses lay out the impact of ObamaCare in dollars and jobs, two things are clear: the costs will be enormous, and the president's vow to focus on "jobs, jobs, jobs" can no longer be believed. Early returns on ObamaCare are coming in, and they belie proponents' claims of job creation and cost reduction. The costs will increase. They are merely being shifted to the states and to America's businesses, large and small. AT&T, the country's largest telephone company, announced Friday it will take a $1 billion first-quarter charge related to the new health care law. The...