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Number Receiving Disability Benefits in PA Rise 50 Perccent

The number of people in Pennsylvania getting monthly disability benefits through Social Security is growing at an alarming rate. Social Security Administration data show more than 390,000 Pennsylvanians qualified for disability payments in 2011, the most recent year for which … Continue reading

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President’s Salary Exempt From Sequestration

President Barack Obama won’t have to worry about his paycheck if the spending sequestration included in the Budget Control Act that he signed into law in 2011 begins taking effect this Friday. A report published last month by the Congressional … Continue reading

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No Entitlement Reform in Obama’s Second Term

President Barack Obama seemed to reject entitlement reform in his second Inaugural address Monday, even saying Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security “free us to take the risks that make this country great.” “We must make the hard choices to reduce … Continue reading

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