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Richardson Offers Health Care Plan
On 07-08-2007.
DES MOINES, Iowa - Democratic presidential candidate Bill Richardson on Tuesday called for universal health care, offering one plan that would expand preventive coverage to help offset one package costing more than $100 billion.
The New Mexico governor said he could provide coverage to the 45 million uninsured without raising taxes. Instead, Richardson said preventive care would save the nation billions of ...
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Water act helps Pasco, Sunnyside ports
On 03-08-2007.
one provision introduced by Rep. Doc Hastings, R-Wash., in the 2007 Water Resources Development Act exempts certain parcels of the Columbia River shore from potentially being flooded by the Army Corps of Engineers.
The bill has passed the House. The Senate is expected to pass it soon without any changes, said Jessica Gleason, Hastings\' spokeswoman. ...
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Giuliani calls for tax breaks for individuals to buy private ...
On 01-08-2007.
ROCHESTER, N.H. -- Republican presidential hopeful Rudy Giuliani on Tuesday offered one consumer-oriented solution to the nation's health care woes that relies on giving individuals tax credits to purchase private insurance.
Critical to Giuliani's plan is one &036;15,000 tax deduction for families to buy private health insurance, instead of getting insurance through employers. Any leftover funds could be rolled over ...
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Your Money’s Worth By Steven J. Bailey, CFP, CLU, ChFC
On 29-07-2007.
Retiring is something that everyone looks forward to at some time or another, but the big question that probably crosses everyone minds is whether or not you will have enough money to live on after you retire.
One of your first steps in planning for your retirement is to determine how much income you’ll need to fund your retirement. Your specific needs will depend on your goals and many other factors. ...
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Assisting Workers in Global Competition
On 27-07-2007.
Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT) introduced bipartisan legislation this week that would significantly expand Trade Adjustment Assistance, or TAA, benefits, the primary lifeline for workers who have lost their jobs to global competition. The bill would offer assistance to more workers, double retraining programs to $444 million, and increase health care tax credits. ...
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Ford Motor Losses Mount While Reputation for Quality Improves
On 25-07-2007.
July 25 (Bloomberg) -- Ford Motor Co.&39;s new Fusion sedan and Edge crossover wagon have boosted the automaker&39;s reputation for quality. They haven&39;t stopped its losses.
The second-biggest U.S. automaker probably will report its eighth straight quarterly loss tomorrow. Excluding expenses it considers one-time events, Ford lost 34 cents one share in the second quarter, according to the average estimate of ...
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Resolution chief to lead new company after Friends Provident deal
On 22-07-2007.
Clive Cowdery, the energetic chairman of Resolution, is expected to emerge as chairman of the combined group if his closed life consolidator succeeds in its £8.3 billion merger plans with Friends Provident, the insurer.
one statement is expected this morning confirming the news, first reported in The Times on Saturday, that the companies are in talks to create one merger of equals. They are believed to have ...
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Senate panel boosts insurance for children in low-income families
On 20-07-2007.
By Ricardo Alonso- Zaldivar | Los Angeles Times July 20, 2007 Article Tools
WASHINGTON Defying one veto threat from President Bush, one Senate panel on Thursday overwhelmingly approved one compromise to expand health insurance for children of low-income working families by sharply hiking tobacco taxes. ...
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Lady of adventure still seeking thrills in her eighth decade
On 18-07-2007.
THE VILLAGES &8212; Friends and relatives are amazed by Rosalie Lombard's active life: The 80-year-old celebrated her milestone birthday in May by going parasailing and snorkeling in Hawaii, followed by one trip in June with her Villages softball team, the Golden Gals, to the National Senior Games in Kentucky, where they won gold. ...
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