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House votes for permanent doc fix, bill goes to Senate

The U.S. House Thursday voted overwhelmingly in favor of scrapping Medicare’s sustainable growth-rate formula, passing a permanent doc fix. The measure next goes to the Senate for a vote. 109 more words

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Fast Track on the TPP

I was hoping that more TV channels would finally explain what TPP is and what will happen to all of us if it passes. News outlets on the internet have been talking about this for months now. 144 more words

Kansas House passes bill to authorize $1.5B in pension bonds

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas House has approved a bill authorizing $1.5 billion in bonds to help lower the state’s annual costs in funding pensions for teachers and government workers. 97 more words

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Kansas lawmakers pass nation's 1st ban on abortion procedure

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) – Kansas legislators Wednesday approved a proposed ban on a common second-trimester procedure described by abortion opponents as dismembering a fetus, making their state the first to adopt a national group’s model policy. 419 more words

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New Report Shows Obamacare Works, 16 Million Fewer Uninsured

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According to a new report released Monday by the Department of Health and Human Services more than 16 million people have gained access to healthcare. 461 more words

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Kansas Senate passes Brownback's school funding overhaul

TOPEKA, Kansas – A new plan to rework school finance is a go. The Senate passed Republican Governor Sam Brownback’s $4 billion plan to change school funding. 323 more words

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Servant Or Tyrant?

It’s not hard to believe that Clive Palmer might be a bully, is it?

The depiction we have gained of his personality through his choice to engage with the media (and probably even more so when he chooses to walk out of media interviews) is that of a big man who likes to 285 more words

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