Texas pizza restaurant owner not expanding or hiring because of Obamacare

A Texas pizza restaurant owner has shelved her plans to open a new location because she does not yet know how Obamacare will impact her business.

“I want to grow and hire more people, but Obamacare is making me think about cutting jobs instead,” Judy Nichols, a Papa John’s pizza restaurant owner said.

“I want to open a new restaurant, but without knowing how Obamacare will affect me, I can’t make plans,” Nichols said at a recent community forum in Beaumont on the new Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act.

With property purchased and blueprints drawn, Nichols said her building is now on hold because she can’t determine how to budget for Obama’s mandate.

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