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It may sound counterintuitive, but a panel of experts from the Institute of Medicine has concluded that the best way to slow the nation’s breakneck spending on medical care is to impose a tax on every health care transaction.
That tax — amount TBD, but possibly a half-percent or so — would go to replenish the coffers of the nation’s state and local public health agencies. In so doing, according to the IOM panel, the public health workforce could renew ...Continue Reading →
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Job seekers line up to enter a career fair in Los Angeles. Both Congress and states are cutting back on unemployment benefits.
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As if there wasn’t enough outrage already about the “excessive and wasteful” spending by the federal government’s General Services Administration at a 2010 conference in Las Vegas, now there’s video evidence that seems to show that some GSA employees think it’s funny to joke about wasting taxpayers’ money.
The House Committee on Oversight Government Reform has released a rap video made by a GSA employee in Hawaii in which he pokes fun at ...Continue Reading →
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2011 Ben Bauman Award for Excellence, the International Association of Computer Informational Systems, Mobile, Alabama / October 7, 2011.
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