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Social Host Liability for Underage Drinking Statutes

Social Host Liability for Underage Drinking Statutes
Source: National Conference of State Legislatures

Enacted in 1984, the National Minimum Drinking Age Act set the minimum drinking age at 21.

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Government And Politics

Who Pays Taxes in America in 2014?

Who Pays Taxes in America in 2014?
Source: Citizens for Tax Justice

All Americans pay taxes. Everyone who works pays federal payroll taxes. Everyone who buys gasoline pays federal and state gas taxes.

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Government And Politics

Health Care -- Report Card on State Price Transparency Laws

Report Card on State Price Transparency Laws (PDF)
Source: Catalyst for Payment Reform and Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute

Some states have robust price transparency laws and regulations, requiring them to create a publicly available website with price information based on real paid claims information; but in reality, the public can’t readily access that information because the website is poorly designed, or poorly functioning.

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Business And Economics

DOL A to Z — Learn About the Labor Department

DOL A to Z — Learn About the Labor Department
Source: U.S. Department of Labor

Learn about the Labor Department, break through the jargon and the acronyms and explore our work.

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Government And Politics

Encouraging Low- and Moderate-Income Tax Filers to Save

Encouraging Low- and Moderate-Income Tax Filers to Save
Source: MDRC

SaveUSA, a voluntary program launched in 2011 in four cities (New York City, Tulsa, San Antonio, and Newark), encourages low- and moderate-income individuals to set aside money from their tax refund for savings.

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Business And Economics

CRS -- Health Benefits for Members of Congress and Certain Congressional Staff (updated)

Health Benefits for Members of Congress and Certain Congressional Staff (PDF)
Source: Congressional Research Service (via University of North Texas Digital Library)

The federal government, as an employer, offers health benefits to its employees, including Members of Congress and congressional staff.

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