Representative Mo Brooks, Republican of Alabama and a fierce critic of the Affordable Care Act, has just changed his tune. He now says: “My primary focus is on minimizing risk of insolvency and bankruptcy. There are many paths you can take to get there. Socialized medicine is just one of the component parts of our debt and deficits that put us at financial risk.”
Up to Five Billion Face ‘Entirely New Climate’ by 2050 (via Climate Central) By Andrew Freedman Follow @afreedma The mean annual climate of the average location on Earth will slip past the most extreme conditions experienced during the past 150…
In their efforts to defund the Affordable Care Act, a k a Obamacare, the Republican leadership in the House of Representatives also demanded a $29 billion tax break for one of the country’s more profitable industries, medical device-makers. When they couldn’t get their way on Obamacare and the tax break, the GOP literally shut down the U.S. government.
TRENTON – Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced today that New Jersey will receive approximately $250,000 as a result of its participation in a multi-state settlement with Affinion, as well as its subsidiaries Trilegiant and Webloyalty, that resolves allegations the three companies misled consumers into signing up and paying for discount clubs and memberships.
EDISON — A joint investigation by the Edison and Woodbridge police departments resulted in the arrest of six suspects connected to armed robberies that occurred in both townships in September, authorities announced today.