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MoCo Council Member Resigned that County Homelessness is a Fact of Life

We’re disappointed, though not surprised that Montgomery County Council member George Leventhal thinks homelessness is just how it is in Montgomery County.

Montgomery County has come up with no innovative, or even mildly interesting solutions to helping homeless working families. 35 more words

County Council

Obama revives Obamacare death panel

In the national debates/discussion leading up to Congress’ (which was then dominated by Democrats in both houses) passage of Obamacare, aka the Orwellian-named Affordable Care Act, Sarah Palin was roundly vilified by the media for warning Americans about “death panels.” 457 more words


3 Areas State & Local Is Looking to Transform IT and Healthcare Management

by Rachel Eckert, Senior Analyst

In this new resource-constrained environment of “doing more with less,” state and local governments must find ways to increase delivery of Health & Human Services (HHS) to citizens without a corresponding increase to their budget. 307 more words

Market Intelligence

Oregonians' health premiums poised for big hikes next year

Oregon Live: More than 220,000 Oregonians who buy their own health insurance are poised to pay higher premiums next year — some of them a lot higher. 663 more words


Government bureaucracy: Labor Department employee surfed porn on his government computer for hours every day and it took 15 WEEKS to fire him

Daily Mail: A U.S. Department of Labor employee admitted last that he downloaded pornography on his government computer every day for months while on the job, but it took the cabinet-level agency 15 weeks to fire him… 511 more words


Shocker! Hawaii abandons troubled state ObamaCare exchange

Fox News: Hawaii is taking its troubled ObamaCare insurance exchange off life support, the governor’s office announced Friday, the latest addition to a growing number of state exchanges forced to close after operations became unsustainable… 432 more words


CareFirst, Third Major Health Insurer This Year To Be Hit By Cyberattack

On May 20, 2015, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (“CareFirst”) announced that it was the latest victim of a major cyberattack, with as many as 1.1 million plan customers affected.   319 more words