SOCIAL SECURITY: INFORMATION & UPDATES Medicare Medical (Part B) premium varies with income
Medicare Medical (Part B) coverage helps pay for doctors services and outpatient care along with other services.
Most people incorrectly think that the costs of providing Medicare Part B coverage are... Posted on 5/20/13 at 3:49 PM
THE WEST WING Weekly Memo 3-15-2013
Each Weekly Memo to the City Council and the agenda packet is also provided on theCity Councilweb page.
Staff from the City and the MPO participated in a webinar this w... Posted on 3/15/13 at 4:45 PM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER A few answers to fiscal cliff questions
The fiscal cliff is getting more and more attention with a Dec. 31 federal government deadline looming, but Americans seem to have a lot of questions:
Just what is the fiscal cliff?
The simple answe... Posted on 11/19/12 at 4:47 PM
STAFF BLOG NIE ROCKS! Newspaper Election Activities
The newspaper is the perfect tool for teachers to use this fall with the upcoming November elections. Here are some newspaper election activities from the NIE guide Electing the President: a Guide to ... Posted on 11/1/12 at 8:50 AM
At the center of a political storm, an Internal Revenue Service supervisor whose agents targeted conservative groups swore Wednesday she did nothing wrong, broke no laws and never lied to Congress. Then she refused to answer lawmakers' further questions, citing her Fifth Amendment right not to incriminate herself.
Alan Fram and Stephen Ohlemacher
, May 22, 2013
Gov. Jack Dalrymple said it was pretty obvious going into the 2013 Legislative session the state needed more employees to tackle issues related to the oil boom, but was surprised lawmakers approved most of what he requested with little complaint.
North Dakota's Legislature is headed down the session's home stretch, but first must find consensus on a host of spending plans and other last-minute measures before the state constitution's 80-day limit is imposed.
Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, chairman of the Financial Services Committee, has told Richard Cordray not to bother. This is part of the recent evidence that government is getting some adult supervision.
Economic debates rarely end with a T.K.O. But the great policy debate of recent years between Keynesians, who advocate sustaining and, indeed, increasing government spending in a depression, and austerians, who demand immediate spending cuts, comes close — at least in the world of ideas.
Russian authorities secretly recorded a telephone conversation in 2011 in which one of the Boston bombing suspects vaguely discussed jihad with his mother, officials said Saturday, days after the U.S. government finally received details about the call.
Eileen Sullivan and Matt Apuzzo
, April 27, 2013
Syrian opposition groups called Friday for international action after the Obama administration said U.S. intelligence indicates President Bashar Assad's regime has used chemical weapons. The government likened the accusation to false U.S. claims of weapons of mass destruction used to justify the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
Under growing pressure, the Obama administration signaled Wednesday it might accept legislation eliminating Federal Aviation Administration furloughs blamed for lengthy delays affecting airline passengers, while leaving the rest of $85 billion in across-the-board spending cuts in place.
The United States and China committed Saturday to a process aimed at ridding North Korea of its nuclear weapons, with the Obama administration gaining at least the rhetorical support of the only government that can exert significant influence over the reclusive North.
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