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
The federal government’s failure to agree on how to fix its debt problem could cost Minnesota more than $90 million this year.
Early numbers show schools and health programs could be among those most affected, a legislative committee learned Friday.
Strong auto sales, better hiring and a continued housing recovery helped the U.S. economy grow in January and February throughout the country, according to a survey released Wednesday by the Federal Reserve.
Four of the hottest social issues in state legislatures around the country in this lawmaking season are abortion, same-sex marriage, marijuana and guns. The North Dakota Legislature is having its share of these controversies in the current session.
It’s not just the fact that expanding Medicaid would bring more federal dollars into North Dakota to deliver a useful service. It’s also the fact that refusing to expand Medicaid will cost North Dakota, maybe enough to force some hospitals and clinics to close.
State and federal officials have come up with a way to preserve Minnesota's subsidized health care plan for the working poor when the federal health overhaul takes effect, Minnesota's human services commissioner said Wednesday.
A Bismarck man faces charges for alleged sexual contact with two girls. Joseph Huston, 25, was charged this week in South Central District Court with two Class AA felonies. Bond was set at $25,000. Police said two girls — ages 12 and 13 — reported having sexual contact with Huston between midnight and 3 a.m. Sunday.
Associated Press/Forum Communications
, March 05, 2010
GF prayer event today: Valley House of Prayer, open to anyone to pray together for the community and nation, will join Revolution Prayer at 7 p.m. today in New Life Foursquare Church, 321 Cottonwood St. Info: 772-3933.
Forum Communications, Associated Press
, November 06, 2009
The federal budget deficit surged to an all-time high of $1.42 trillion as the recession caused tax revenues to plunge while the government was spending massive amounts to stabilize the financial system and jump-start the economy.
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