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The Takeaway: Senate Passes Veteran’s Jobs Package; MacArthur Fellow Fights Elder Abuse

Posted on 11/11/2011 by | Brooklyn, NY | Comments

Bulletin TodayThough the President’s overall jobs plan has been languishing in a divided Congress, the veteran’s jobs package—including a provision to give companies tax credits for hiring unemployed military veterans and a job-training program for vets—passed the Senate yesterday 94-1.

The Takeaway: Calculating Risks from Prostate Cancer Treatments, Pot Dispensaries and Obama’s Jobs Plan

Posted on 09/21/2011 by | Brooklyn, NY | Comments

Bulletin TodayProstate Cancer + Treatment = Sexual Dysfunction? Medical Marijuana = Less Crime? Payroll Tax Cut = Bad News for Social Security?

The Takeaway: Who’s Afraid of the Big, Bad Social Security Debate?

Posted on 09/13/2011 by | Brooklyn, NY | Comments

Bulletin TodayIs Rick Perry a ‘Scary Guy?’ There was more talk of vaccinating young girls than of saving Social Security at last night’s ‘CNN/Tea Party Express‘ debate, as the GOP candidates—led by an especially vocal Michele Bachmann—leapt on Texas Gov. Rick Perry for the state’s mandating girls get the HPV vaccine. Social Security got its due time, though, when Perry (his rhetoric slightly toned down from last week) called it “a broken system” that politicians were afraid to discuss honestly with the American people, …