SOCIAL SECURITY: INFORMATION & UPDATES Read it now: the SSA 2012 Disability Statistical Report
Social Security disability benefits were paid to just over 10.1 million people.
In December 2012, payments to disabled beneficiaries totaled about$10.9 billion.
Disabled workers, as compar... Posted on 11/25/13 at 3:51 PM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER A look at federal debt
By Don Davis
The federal debt has built up over the years because Congress and presidents of both parties tend to spend more money than the government raises in taxes and other revenues.
C... Posted on 10/16/13 at 7:59 AM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program, the Vacation... Posted on 10/11/13 at 5:43 AM
4 MY FUTURE: CAREER AND CHARACTER EDUCATION Reauthorization of Carl Perkins CTE Act...
The Carl D. Perkins Career & Technical Education Act, first authorized in 1984 and most recently reauthorized in 2006, provides federal funding and support for Career & Technical Education pro... Posted on 10/9/13 at 9:03 AM
Here’s the paradox in North Dakota politics early in the 21st century:
The Democrats have become almost exclusively a federal party, while Republicans are almost exclusively a state party. Events — and a nonevent — last week underscored this point. Democrats lost two legislators to federal appointments, Jasper Schneider and Aaron Krauter. Schneider will head the USDA’s Rural Development office and Krauter the Farm Services Agency in the state.
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