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.
It's not every day that a person is sentenced for fraud involving medical clinics, but it's more common than one might think.
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.
There’s no question the nation’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), aka food stamps, is past its expiration date for reform.
"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.
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.
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.
"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."
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.
Means-testing rules for Medicare could mean higher premiums for some same-sex couples on two levels, said IPI's Dr. Merrill Matthews.