by Steve Hill, Wed Dec 28, 2005 at 11:04:42 AM EST
by Steve Hill, Sat Jul 09, 2005 at 08:27:26 PM EDT
This is from a post on the Maryland Policy blog, and was part of a longer message to get people to expand their view of what is their "community." Or to be relevant to Chris's post, their "home."
It is a story that was told by then-Senator Bill Bradley:
by Steve Hill, Wed Jul 06, 2005 at 03:25:41 PM EDT
by Steve Hill, Thu Jun 23, 2005 at 03:39:36 PM EDT
by Steve Hill, Mon Jun 20, 2005 at 06:09:31 PM EDT
In my state, if you are a single parent with two kids and you earn a little more than $500 in a month, you're too rich to qualify for Medicaid. In other words, you're out of luck when it comes to health care or health insurance.
You could go to a clinic somewhere, but they only provide primary care. They can diagnose you, but if you need treatment they don't do that.
by Steve Hill, Fri Jun 17, 2005 at 04:13:42 PM EDT
The General Assembly thought that they stopped this cut by redirecting money that the governor had set aside to increase purses at horse racing tracks.
This week, the governor claims that the legislature overstepped their Constitutional powers, and announced that the wage compliances offices will close effective July 1.
by Steve Hill, Wed Jun 01, 2005 at 04:05:36 PM EDT
The least popular items on my blog are those that deal with the federal budget deficit. That's too bad.
Here is the result of four years (and counting) of massive tax cuts:
Total federal revenues (as a share of our economy) are the lowest since 1959; and
Federal individual income tax revenues are the lowest since 1951.
I wasn't alive in the 50s, so I confess that I don't have so much nostalgia for those good old days. The Cunningham's seemed happy enough, but then I don't recall any episodes where Mr. and Mrs. C fretted about long-term care for their aging parents, or where Mr. C worried that family health insurance premiums of $17,000 per year were putting a dent into his take home pay from the hardware store. Apparently, all of Mr. C's coworkers made enough money selling nuts and bolts that there were no concerns about health costs, college tuition and housing...