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Browse by Media Hit and Entitlement Reform

May 23, 2019

New Book Presents Solutions for Financially Insolvent Entitlement Programs

The authors of On the Edge skillfully unravel the mess our political leaders have gotten the nation into over almost 100 years, providing straightforward explanations and direct, simple solutions to the nation’s entitlements crisis.

January 18, 2019

New Jersey Considers Defined-Contribution Public Employee Pensions

New Jersey legislators are considering moving new state and local public employees out of the Garden State’s underfunded pension systems into defined-contribution plans similar to 401(k) accounts.

April 20, 2018

Florida Insurance Scheme Defrauded Million$

It's not every day that a person is sentenced for fraud involving medical clinics, but it's more common than one might think.

March 7, 2018

Concern Over Trump's Food Stamp Plan 'Overblown'

For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction – and that may be proven true if a plan involving food stamps becomes reality. Still, OneNewsNow found someone who likes the proposed approach.

March 2, 2018

SNAP Food-Box Proposal Is A Tough One To Swallow

There’s no question the nation’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), aka food stamps, is past its expiration date for reform.

February 24, 2018

Chopping Food Stamp Choices... And Taxpayers' Dollars

"I think it has merit for at least discussion," responds Dr. Merrill Matthews of The Institute for Policy Innovation (IPI). He says the current SNAP program allows recipients to choose from a wide selection of food.

February 24, 2018

Battle Brews in DC Over Food Stamp Cuts

Merrill Matthews, a scholar with the Irving, Texas-based Institute for Policy Innovation, a conservative think tank, contends that the president’s approach has merit and should at least be tried as a pilot program in some states.

November 12, 2015

Immigrants Getting More Help Than You Realize From White House

Immigrants coming to the United States are getting a free hand from the Obama Administration. And more of a free hand than you even realize.

November 10, 2015

Upside and Downside of Investing in a myRA, Uncle Sam's Newest Savings Plan

"Don't bother with the myRA," said Giovanetti. "The myRA is touted as a safe, easy, affordable savings plan for workers -- it invests in only U.S. Treasury securities. The website brags about how there are no fees and no complications for employers, and that it's a Roth IRA."

August 12, 2015

ADA and Disability

Dr. Merrill Matthews in a recent column wonders why we are seeing such a dramatic increase in people receiving disability payments. Shouldn’t the new technologies and greater access to buildings and facilities make it possible for fewer Americans to receive payments? That is not what has happened.

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