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Postal Reform Bill Not Ready to Deliver

Brian McNicoll, Congress seems serious about postal reform this time around. After watching legislation die in the election-shortened Congress last year, a bipartisan group of members have introduced the Postal Service Reform Act of 2017 in the first month of the new Congress. Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and

Social Security recipients get tiny increase in benefits of only 3 or 4 Dollars a Month

Millions of Social Security recipients and federal retirees will get only tiny increases in benefits next year, the fifth year in a row that older Americans will have to settle for historically low raises. There was no increase this year. Next year’s benefit hike will be small because inflation is low, driven in part by

We hear a lot about Trump and Hillary. But in 2016 voters must also hear about this¦

Douglas E. Schoen, So far in this campaign season, Americans have heard about building a wall on the Southern border, banning Muslims from America, changing foreign policy strategy in the Middle East, stopping illegal immigration—and how big Donald Trump’s hands are. Yet they haven’t heard much serious discussion about meaningful entitlement reform. It may not

ObamaCare Death Panels Will Begin Their Work With Medicare Recipients

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by Doug Book Barack Obama’s namesake healthcare scheme will cut $716 billion from Medicare over the next 10 years. Add to this a dramatic reduction in Medicare-related reimbursement for doctors and hospitals, and countless seniors may find it difficult to obtain necessary medical treatment. Following are Medicare facts most baby boomers may know little or