Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

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Name: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
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Indiana Medicaid Expansion Waiver Not Yet Open for Public Comment

The federal government did not certify Indiana’s Section 1115 Medicaid Research and Demonstration waiver to expand its Healthy Indiana program as complete and open for public comment because the state did not conduct the required tribal consultation with ... [Published Georgetown University CCF - 4 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Chart Book: Social Security Disability Insurance

Chart Book: Social Security Disability Insurance Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Disability Insurance (DI) is an integral part of Social Security. It provides modest but vital benefits to workers who can no longer support themselves on ... [Published Full Text Reports... - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

SNAP Error Rates at All-Time Lows; Steady Improvement in Payment Accuracy Reflects Program’s Extensive Quality Control System

SNAP Error Rates at All-Time Lows; Steady Improvement in Payment Accuracy Reflects Program’s Extensive Quality Control System Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities The percentage of SNAP (formerly food stamp) benefit dollars issued to ineligible ... [Published Full Text Reports... - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Weekly Round-Up: Why State Taxation Is Hampering the Evolution of a Mobile Workforce

Companies and their employees face many deterrents to telecommuting, such as the system currently in place for taxing the income of multi-state employees, Nicole Belson Goluboff, author of The Law of Telecommuting (ALI-ABA 2001 with 2004 Supplement) and ... [Published Bureau of National Affairs - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Taxes: A moral issue?

: U.S. companies are seeking greener pastures overseas. Corporations are relocating their businesses to foreign soil for the lower tax rates, but what about "economic patriotism?" Former IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman and Center on Budget and Policy Priorities ... [Published Stockboard Media Inc. - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Finally, Signs of Momentum on Corporate Inversions

First it was Pfizer. Now it's Walgreens . These and a growing list of companies have made headlines as they consider shifting their headquarters overseas -- so-called corporate "inversions" -- so they can avoid paying taxes on past and future profits ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

How schools can save money when budgets are tight

District budgets are likely to be tight for years to come, experts say—and a new report outlines strategies administrators can use to spend wisely during financially constrained times .“ Spending Money Wisely : Getting the Most from School District Budgets,” ... [Published District Administration - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

What Went Wrong In Kansas? Maybe Nothing

Kansas is collecting hundreds of millions of dollars less than its budgeted projections. That number has a lot of people in a lot of states wondering what happened. Here is why answering that question is important. In 2012 Kansas[1] enacted what Nick ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Testimony of Jared Bernstein, Senior Fellow, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Before the Joint Economic Committee

Chairman Brady and Vice-Chair Klobuchar, I thank you for the opportunity to assess the current recovery and applaud the committee for taking up this important topic.Introduction/SummaryThe official dates of the last recession are from December 2007 ... [Published Center on Budget: Comprehensive News Feed - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 2 reports

Dueling ads heat up Kentucky Senate race

(CNN) - Alison Lundergan Grimes released her first statewide television ad on Tuesday in Kentucky's highly competitive Senate race, but it won't be the only one Blue Grass state residents see this week.The Kentucky Opportunity Coalition, an outside group ... [Published CNN - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 2 reports

David Sirota: How Corruption Shapes State Policy

A few weeks ago, I took a trip to Tennessee — a state that has been called the most corrupt in the country. That's right, according to a 2010 Daily Beast analysis compiling data about convictions on charges of public corruption, racketeering, extortion, ... [Published Noozhawk.com - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 2 reports

285,000 Veterans Are Going Without Unemployment Compensation

By the end of June, an estimated 285,000 veterans will be going without long-term unemployment benefits because Congress allowed the program to expire, according to an analysis by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP).CBPP estimated that about ... [Published CWEB News - Jun 25 2014]

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...That court rejected the same right-wing reasoning that the Republican judges on the D C Circuit embraced, with the concurring opinion noting that "appellants' 'literal reading' of the premium tax credits calculation subprovision renders the entire Congressional scheme nonsensical."
The author wrote that Texarkana is "perhaps the starkest example of how President Obama's health care law is altering the economic geography of the country. The poor living in the Arkansas half of town won access to a government benefit worth thousands of dollars annually, yet nothing changed for those on the Texas side of the state line."
...By requiring Medicaid beneficiaries to make a monthly contribution to a Health Independence Account, "we think they'll use care more appropriately and get a sense of how insurance works."
"I've always wanted to pay my own way," she says. "But I can see certain moments in time where I couldn’t even pay $10."

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Indiana Medicaid Expansion Waiver Not Yet Open ... [Published Georgetown University CCF - 4 hours ago]
Mississippi Cuts $1.3 Billion From Schools, Giv... [Published Huffington Post - 4 hours ago]
WSJ Buys Into Right-Wing Rhetoric And Decides "... [Published Media Matters for America - 5 hours ago]
Reps. Butterfield, Johnson Launch New State Med... [Published Congressman G.K. Butterfield - 7 hours ago]
New Caucus to Focus on Expanding Medicaid [Published Huffington Post - 11 hours ago]
Chart Book: Social Security Disability Insurance [Published Full Text Reports... - Jul 22 2014]
Should we worry about the surge in part-time wo... [Published Fortune - Jul 22 2014]
States Experiment With Health Savings Accounts ... [Published WVPE 88.1 - Jul 22 2014]
Arkansas Weighs Plan To Make Some Medicaid Enro... [Published Kaiser Health News - Jul 22 2014]
The Rise Of The Non-Working Rich – OpEd [Published Eurasia Review - Jul 22 2014]
Reps. Butterfield and Johnson Launch State Medi... [Published Noodls - Jul 22 2014]
2 Republicans vying to take on Sam Singh in Mic... [Published Lansing State Journal - Jul 21 2014]
KS-Gov: Child Poverty Rate Kicks Up In Kansas U... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 21 2014]
Amazon at 20: billions, bestsellers and legal b... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 21 2014]
States debate millionaires' taxes [Published McClatchy DC - Jul 21 2014]
SNAP Error Rates at All-Time Lows; Steady Impro... [Published Full Text Reports... - Jul 21 2014]
Study: Access to stores may hinder food stamp p... [Published News-Messenger - Jul 19 2014]
Weekly Round-Up: Why State Taxation Is Hamperin... [Published Bureau of National Affairs - Jul 19 2014]
Taxes: A moral issue? [Published Stockboard Media Inc. - Jul 19 2014]
House votes to make Internet access tax ban per... [Published Fierce CIO - Jul 18 2014]
Halbig ruling could affect exchange subsidies f... [Published Politico - Jul 18 2014]
Rauner supply-side tax plan dooms Illinois simi... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 18 2014]
Finally, Signs of Momentum on Corporate Inversions [Published Huffington Post - Jul 17 2014]
Prosperity Policy: Critical condition [Published Oklahoma Journal Record - Jul 17 2014]
Internet Tax Ban Could Be Big Win For Skype And... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 17 2014]
Merkley vs. Wehby on the issues: The Balanced B... [Published Oregonian - Jul 17 2014]
How schools can save money when budgets are tight [Published District Administration - Jul 17 2014]
What Went Wrong In Kansas? Maybe Nothing [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 16 2014]
Congress Should End – Not Extend – the Ban on S... [Published Full Text Reports... - Jul 16 2014]
States debate millionaires' taxes [Published USA Today - Jul 16 2014]
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Chart Book: Social Security Disability Insurance [Published Full Text Reports... - Jul 22 2014]
Chart Book: Social Security Disability Insurance Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Disability Insurance (DI) is an integral part of Social Security. It provides modest but vital benefits to workers who can no longer support themselves on ...
SNAP Error Rates at All-Time Lows; Steady Impro... [Published Full Text Reports... - Jul 21 2014]
SNAP Error Rates at All-Time Lows; Steady Improvement in Payment Accuracy Reflects Program’s Extensive Quality Control System Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities The percentage of SNAP (formerly food stamp) benefit dollars issued to ineligible ...
Congress Should End – Not Extend – the Ban on S... [Published Full Text Reports... - Jul 16 2014]
Congress Should End – Not Extend – the Ban on State and Local Taxation of Internet Access Subscriptions Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities The Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA), enacted in 1998 and temporarily renewed in 2001, 2004, and 2007, ...
'The Rise of the Non-Working Rich' [Published Economist's View - Jul 16 2014]
Robert Reich: The Rise of the Non-Working Rich : In a new Pew poll , more than three quarters of self-described conservatives believe “poor people have it easy because they can get government benefits without doing anything.” In reality, most of America’s ...
The Tricky Gimmick Congress Will Use to Fund Yo... [Published Swampland - Jul 15 2014]
On Monday night the White House endorsed the House Republicans’ plan to keep the Highway Trust Fund—which finances highways, roads and bridges—alive for the next 10 months, saving about 700,000 jobs. While the bill will bring the Transportation Department ...
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