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Foam and Flames

This link is to a recently released HBO documentary entitled “The Toxic Hot Seat”. It follows the discovery, investigation and difficulties encountered as a varied group of professionals attempt to change a law designed to protect them and their families. http://bit.ly/1qPIA5G


Reforming Medicaid to Improve Services and Save Money

The balanced budget recently passed by the House of Representatives, which is currently being discussed in the Senate, contained a variety of Medicaid reforms to improve the services available to recipients and conserve taxpayer dollars. 210 more words


New NY Law Would Require Underage Party Bus Passengers To Have Adult Chaperone

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – New legislation could put the brakes on underage drinking on party buses in New York.

The law would require large groups of underage bus passengers to be accompanied by at least one adult chaperone. 195 more words


On Stone in SC

When it comes to Stone Brewing Co.’s move from the Left Coast, my opinion is one I’ve kept quite some time now, but one I can’t seem to shake or change no matter what angle I approach the issue from. 1,727 more words

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Indian Industry has an important role to play in developing standards: Cabinet Secretary

According to Mr. Ajit Seth, Cabinet Secretary, Government of India, Indian industry has an important role to play in developing standards in India.  The Cabinet Secretary was delivering the Inaugural Address at the Standards Conclave: Role of Standards in International Trade: Challenges Opportunities and Issues organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry and the Ministry of Commerce and Industry on April 16-17, 2014. 689 more words


A Lesson from For Profit Colleges?

For profit colleges have a longstanding negative record. As noted in an editorial in today’s NYTimes they have low graduation rates, lower than average earnings for their graduates, and astonishingly high default rates on student loans. 264 more words