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
NEW PLATEAUS The Boiling Point of Aaron Swartz's Suicide
The more I read about Aaron Swartz, the more he seemed like a hero from an Ayn Rand novel. Unfortunately, accompanying his Randian hero-like intelligence, moral IQ, and frustration that the rest of th... Posted on 1/15/13 at 9:00 AM
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
FARGO — At a time when many states are pinching pennies to balance their government budgets, North Dakota just increased education funding, allocated billions to infrastructure improvements and provided $1.1 billion in tax relief.
BISMARCK — The state will commit to its $450 million share of the Fargo-Moorhead area Red River diversion project if the Legislature agrees to amendments that were put into the State Water Commission budget Thursday.
WASHINGTON — The Senate approved legislation Wednesday to lock in $85 billion in widely decried spending cuts aimed at restraining soaring federal deficits — and to avoid a government shutdown just a week away.
WASHINGTON (AP) — With some states readying to start online gambling, Native American tribal leaders are calling on the federal government to step in as it did with brick-and-mortar gambling and establish regulations that ensure tribes get a piece of the action without having their revenue taxed and their sovereignty compromised.
BELFIELD — The U.S. Senate’s version of the 2012 farm bill looks promising to the North Dakota Farmers Union, the union’s president, Woody Barth, told local farmers Tuesday at a public forum at the pavilion in Belfield.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Some Indian tribes have started receiving their shares of a $1 billion settlement with the U.S. government over mismanagement of their money and trust lands, while others are waiting and remain undecided on what to do with their windfall.
Upon acceptance, former City Commissioner Joe Frenzel may replace Rod Landblom on the Dickinson City Commission. A motion to appoint Frenzel was passed by the Commission at its Monday evening meeting at City Hall.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Perilously close to a government shutdown, President Barack Obama and congressional leaders reached a historic agreement late Friday night to cut about $38 billion in federal spending and avert the first federal closure in 15 years.
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