Predictably, the 2015 House Republican budget released by House Budget Committee chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on April 1 proposes devastating and monumental cuts to programs designed to help those among us who need it most. It would slash Medicaid; it would change the funding,...
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Obama administration: Still a ‘big no’ on supporting settlement building
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Last week, a professor of physics and astronomy told the New York Times that the probability of an asteroid hitting the earth ---- it happened over Chelyabinsk, Russia, in February, with the energy of 30 Hiroshimas ---- isn't once in a century or two, it's once in a decade or...
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During February, Jewish communities across North America observe Jewish Disability Awareness Month. It is an opportunity for us to raise awareness of the needs, strengths, opportunities and challenges of individuals with disabilities in our communities, and to ensure we are building...
August 11, 2010 | 10:58 am
The U.S. House of Representatives approved the extension of vital Medicaid funding, which was a top priority of the Jewish community.
The House voted Tuesday to extend the Federal Medical Assistance Percentage, a formula used to determine how much Medicaid funding each state...
May 11, 2006 | 8:00 pm
After sorting through piles of brochures, Millie Topper thought she had finally found the right Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit plan to pay for the high blood pressure medications she wanted.
But once the 77-year-old resident of Silver Spring, Md., crunched the numbers, she...