The U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion in King v. Burwell, a case challenging subsidies in the Affordable Care Act. (ACA). Under the ACA, subsidies are issued to those with incomes under 400 percent of poverty to help pay insurance premiums. The ACA specifically states that individuals who have obtained coverage through state-run health insurance exchanges can get federal subsidies such as tax credits to help pay insurance premiums.
In a landmark decision, the U.S. Supreme Court found that same-sex couples have the fundamental right to marry. The case, Obergefell v. Hodges, involved challenges to marriage laws in Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee. Petitioners, same sex couples from each state, challenged the constitutionality of the states' ban on same-sex marriage or refusal to recognize a valid same-sex marriage entered into in another state. Read More »