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2015/07/30 12:10
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WASHINGTON » As Medicare and Medicaid reach their 50th anniversary on Thursday, the two vast government programs that insure more than one-third of Americans are undergoing a transformation that none...
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2015/07/30 09:30
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Fifty years ago, on July 30, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed legislation creating the nation’s two largest federal health entitlements, Medicare and Medicaid. Medicare was created as a...
2015/07/29 22:18
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew told Congress on Wednesday that he will extend for another three months the authority he is using to take emergency measures to keep from breaching the...
2015/07/29 13:44
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Brookings Examines Obamacare's 'Cadillac' Taxby Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington29 July 2015 Following attacks in the US Congress on the excise tax that is to be imposed on so-called "Cadillac"...
2015/07/29 07:57
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Time to end mandatory minimum sentences Following are the remarks of Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., at The Bipartisan Summit on Fair Justice on July 22 on Capitol Hill. Leahy, a former prosecutor and...
2015/07/29 04:39
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Melissa Solares will do whatever it takes to find affordable, safe and effective treatment for her severely autistic child, Arturo. The Evans mother travels to Cali­for­nia each summer to participate...
2015/07/28 23:19
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Jonathan J. Pollard, who was sentenced to life in prison in 1985 for passing classified documents to the Israeli government, will be released on parole in November after 30 years in prison, a...
2015/07/28 21:19
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A diverse group of two dozen employers, insurers and unions has banded together to form an alliance to convince Congress to repeal the health care reform law’s so-called “Cadillac” tax. Under that...
2015/07/28 19:51
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Why GOP’s Obamacare Reconciliation Effort Is Doomed McConnell says he’ll try to repeal Obamacare again though he has acknowledged it won’t become law. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File...
2015/07/28 07:57
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Medicare turns 50 this week, and it has been a very good half-century. Before the program went into effect, Ronald Reagan warned that it would destroy American freedom; it didn’t, as far as anyone can...
2015/07/27 21:30
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Idaho's congressmen have been introducing bills to the U.S. Congress for the past ten years, trying to garner Wilderness protection for the Boulder-White Clouds. Time and time again, the bills have...
2015/07/27 15:22
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Congress passed legislation creating Pay As Your Earn in 2010 that was signed into law by President Obama in 2012. In February, ED released figures that indicated there would be a $9 million price tag...
2015/07/26 23:22
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Minimum-wage increase likely would hurt as much as help | News & Observer July 26, 2015 Minimum-wage increase likely would hurt as much as help Economists differ whether raising minimum wage helps...
2015/07/24 12:15
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If you are like most Americans, you probably had never heard of the Export-Import bank (Ex-Im) until the recent flap in Congress that led to the expiration of the bank’s charter. Since its creation by...
2015/07/23 20:15
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The just-released report on the long-term outlook for Social Security’s finances contains surprisingly good news: instead of being exhausted by 2033, the Trust Fund will be empty sometime in 2034. In...
2015/07/23 15:46
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Recently a number of My View columns have encouraged support for Gov. Gary Herbert’s Healthy Utah Medicaid expansion plan. Many of them say it is a good deal for Utah because the federal government...
2015/07/23 07:57
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Biblical and socialist morality Sen. Bernie Sanders is out on the presidential campaign trail, and he says he�s �talking about what I believe is the most important issue facing the American people:...
2015/07/23 00:34
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Americans have well-founded respect for their military officers -- as the backlash against Donald Trump's outlandish statements about John McCain's military service has underscored. So it is upsetting...
2015/07/22 22:15
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Don’t get me wrong. At just $7.25 an hour, today’s federal minimum wage is absurdly low. Friday marks exactly six years since it was last lifted, and it looks especially paltry compared with its peak...
2015/07/22 15:05
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Shortly after the Supreme Court sided with the Obama administration in King v. Burwell, many of the law's supporters declared the ruling a rightful reprieve, saying that the Court's action ensured the...
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