A Timely, Smooth Launch for the Health Care Law? The Jury’s Out

Posted on 06/19/2013 by |Washington Watch | Comments

Bulletin Today | PoliticsWill everything be ready to launch President Obama’s health care law by the Oct. 1 deadline? We’re getting mixed signals. Start with a report released June 19 by the Government Accountability Office, the first in-depth look at the sprawling system. The upside: “Much progress has been made in establishing the regulatory framework and guidance required for this undertaking, and [the administration] is currently taking steps to implement key activities of the [online insurance marketplaces],” the report said. (Read the full …

Volunteering On Your Next Vacation

Posted on 07/28/2011 by |Giving & Volunteering | Comments

VolunteeringThis is a guest blog post from Reed Sandridge.  Sandridge lost his job in 2009 and did the unthinkable – he started giving away $10 a day to complete strangers!  He captured the story of every recipient at  A frequent writer and speaker on volunteering and micro-philanthropy, Sandridge lives in our nation’s capital. As we settle into the heart of the summer, many people are getting ready to embark on vacation.  It’s a time to relax and leave our …