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
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
THE NEW FORTY Government priorities...
Some days I believe the universe aligns discrete events purposefully to nudge me toward a rant. Today was one of those days. It started with my neighbor Kyle coming over this morning to show me that... Posted on 7/3/13 at 9:57 PM
THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Newsflyer 24 May 2013
Major Truss Bridge Collapses in Washington, another Ohio River Truss Bridge Doomed, another Iowa Truss Bridge's future in Limbo, Hope for Minnesota Bridge?
O... Posted on 5/24/13 at 3:29 AM
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 3:47 PM
GRAND FORKS - Federal officials are talking about saving money by closing some federal courthouses and court rooms mostly in rural areas across the country, including ones in Grand Forks, Minot and Fergus Falls, Minn.
Stephen J. Lee, Grand Forks Herald
, March 23, 2012
WATERBURY, Vt. – For disaster victims rebuilding their homes, towns and lives, the anxiety is matched only by anger at Congress for entangling their future in a political battle over government spending.
A sharply divided Congress had repeatedly rejected a deal that included funding federal disaster assistance, raising fears that there would be no plan to continue aid for victims of disaster like storms Irene and Lee or the tornado in Joplin, Mo.
Military officials will need Pentagon clearance for interviews and other dealings with reporters, according to an order from Defense Secretary Robert Gates not long after the top general in Afghanistan was fired for his comments in a magazine article.
By Anne Gearan, Associated Press
, July 03, 2010
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