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In The Morning News

Posted By Alejandra Owens On February 12, 2008 @ 8:16 am In Bulletin Today | No Comments

Associated Press [1]: Older Population to More Than Double
“Future immigrants and their descendants will account for most of the increase among working-age adults through 2050, but growth in the older population will outpace all other groups, the Pew Hispanic Center reported Monday. The faster growth in the older population means costs per worker for programs that help seniors and young children, under 17 years old, will go up, according to the center’s researchers.”
Washington Post [2]: Top Voter Concerns for DC Residents
“As Washington area residents head to the polls, months into a heated primary campaign, health care remains a top voter concern. A recent Washington Post-ABC national survey showed health care ranked third (after the economy and the war in Iraq) among Democratic voters; among Republicans, health care ranks among the top 10 issues.”
Chicago Tribune [3]: New Social Security Card on the Way?
“In an effort to help combat identity theft and fraud, two Illinois congressmen are expected to introduce legislation Tuesday they hope will enhance the security features of Social Security cards. The proposed cards would feature a photograph and fingerprint, as well as a computer chip, bar code and magnetic strip.”


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[1] Associated Press: http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D8UOE8280&show_article=1

[2] Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/02/08/AR2008020803443.html

[3] Chicago Tribune: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/chi-securitycard_12feb12,0,471611.story

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