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CBO’s 2014 Long-Term Projections for Social Security: Additional Information

CBO’s 2014 Long-Term Projections for Social Security: Additional Information
Source: Congressional Budget office

Social Security is the federal government’s largest single program. Of the 59 million people who currently receive Social Security benefits, about 71 percent are retired workers or their spouses and children, and another 10 percent are survivors of deceased workers; all of those beneficiaries receive payments through Old-Age and Survivors Insurance (OASI).

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Business And Economics

CBO -- Comparing the Costs of the Veterans' Health Care System with Private-Sector Costs

Comparing the Costs of the Veterans’ Health Care System with Private-Sector Costs
Source: Congressional Budget Office

Legislation enacted in 2014 calls for the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) to expand the availability of health care to eligible veterans.

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Business And Economics

CBO -- The Economic and Budgetary Effects of Producing Oil and Natural Gas From Shale

The Economic and Budgetary Effects of Producing Oil and Natural Gas From Shale
Source: Congressional Budget Office

Recent advances in combining two drilling techniques, hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling, have allowed access to large deposits of shale resources—that is, crude oil and natural gas trapped in shale and certain other dense rock formations.

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Business And Economics

Scott Gottlieb: ObamaCare’s Threat to Private Practice

A true legislative alternative to ObamaCare would support physician ownership of independent medical practices, and preserve local competition between doctors and choice for patients.

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U.S. Fuel Cell Tax Credits to Expire on 31st December

Yesterday I wrote about the battle between electric car sales and the price of oil, they follow the fact that for every action there is a reaction, i.e. 226 more words

Industry

Illinois peeps, check out - G.O.P. Split Over Congressional Budget Office Head

Ardent conservatives have laid out their cases against Douglas Elmendorf’s reappointment to the nonpartisan post, while other Republicans support him.. via NYT Business Day http://ift.tt/1zaZLSB

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