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Social Security
A small number of Republican lawmakers indicated that they would be open to the idea of raising additional revenues to offset the cost of extending the payroll tax cut.
Even in the best of times, applications for Social Security disability benefits move at a glacial pace, but baby boomers risk being frozen out as they flood the Social Security Administration, or SSA, with new requests.
The North Platte Telegraph Social Security touches the lives of more Americans than any other federal program.
MHK Attorneys welcomes Patrick J. Best as the newest addition to its family of attorneys. Patrick Best specializes in Pennsylvania Social Security Disability applications & appeals, with experience in Family Law and Divorce matters. (PRWeb December 01, 2011) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2011/12/prweb8948082.htm
How does Social Security decide if I am disabled?
The North Platte Telegraph On Aug. 15, the North Platte Social Security office, 300 East Third Street, Room 204, will reduce the number of hours it is open to the public by 30 minutes each weekday. The office will be open from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
I have good news to share with the millions of Americans who prefer to conduct business in Spanish. You can now apply online for Social Security retirement and Medicare benefits totally in Spanish. Go to www.segurosocial.gov and you will be able to take advantage of other online services offered in our language.
Disability Benefits
Delays in Social Security disability benefit payouts have left many Marylanders with questions -- and without money. The I-Team's Deborah Weiner investigates the holdup.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A lawyer representing a former Huntington judge, who recently retired amid recent reports that he awarded an uncharacteristically high number of disability benefits in the cases hes handled, said Tuesday he didnt know of an alleged...
More than 8% of children in foster care have received antipsychotic medication, and just over one quarter of those in foster care who also receive disability benefits take these drugs, according to a recent study
Desjardins Financial Security launches Contact 360°™, an innovative disability insurance management and prevention service offer for groups
Tens of thousands in South Wales will be hit by the Government’s planned disability benefits changes, academics have predicted.
Most working-age and disability benefits will be increased in line with inflation (measured using the Consumer Prices Index) next year, Chancellor George Osborne has revealed.
New hearing offices in Missouri, Tennessee and Georgia mean more resources to help Social Security disability applicants through the process more quickly, Allsup reportsBelleville, Ill. (PRWEB) November 30, 2011 Disability hearing offices have opened in Missouri, Tennessee and Georgia. That’s good news for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) applicants, according to Allsup, which ...
Financial Aid
Age isn't a barrier when it comes to financial aid for college, if you know where to look.
By: Lydia Nuzum Students eligible for financial aid at West Virginia University are now required to meet satisfactory academic progress standards each semester to continue to qualify for aid. ...
Information about financial aid for education will be presented at a seminar at 7 p.m. Thursday at Le Mars Community High School cafeteria, 921 Third Ave S.W.
The average college student today graduates with more than $25,000 dollars in debt, and tuition continues to increase.
Denison High School will host a financial aid night for parents and guardians of seniors on Monday, November 28, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the high school’s Fine Arts Center.
The Eurogroup gave the go ahead last night to release the new tranches of aid to Greece and Ireland. Specifically, Athens will receive the sixth tranche of aid from its first rescue package worth €8bn, ...
If a student repeats a class for which they have already received a passing grade, the student can only get financial aid for one additional attempt for that class. This is part of a new regulation the federal government recently initiated. Kent State defines a passing grade as a “D” or higher. Mark Evans, director of the Financial Aid office, said the change will affect about 200 students ...
Grants
A watchdog says the way public bodies in Wales administer grants is "overly complex" and they often fail to learn lessons from past mistakes.
SAINT LAURENT, Quebec -- IntelGenx Technologies Corp. ("IntelGenx") announced today that the Company's board of directors granted options to acquire 240,000 common shares effective November 29, ...
The latest round of Mazda Foundation funding has seen 17 grants given to community organisations, schools and individuals nationwide.
STOCKHOLM — Sweden has awarded a grant of $65,000 to researchers attempting to unravel the fate of a World War II hero credited with rescuing tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust. Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg’s fate has remained one of the great mysteries of World War II. He disappeared after being arrested by the Soviet army in Budapest in January 1945 Read full article ...
TORONTO, ONTARIO-- - Feronia Inc. is pleased to announce that it has granted stock options to certain officers and directors of the Company pursuant to the terms of the Company's stock option plan. Options ...
Grants for Adams County programs targeting poor and at-risk mothers were drying up, and organizers were scrambling to find new funding.
Unemployment
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose for the second straight week, a sign the hiring market is recovering at a slow and uneven pace.
The number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits rose again last week to their highest level in a month.
The number of people applying for unemployment benefits rose for the second straight week -- by 6,000 to 402,000, according to the Labor Department -- a sign the hiring market is recovering at a slow and uneven pace.
Fewer people likely sought unemployment benefits last week as modest economic growth is reducing layoffs and pushing up hiring.
German Unemployment Fell in November; Italian Unemployment Up
Finally. Unemployment among area residents fell by a half a percentage point in October to a seasonally adjusted 9.2 percent. That's the lowest unemployment since June 2010, and the biggest drop since March of this year.
The number of people applying for unemployment benefits rose for the second straight week, a sign the hiring market is recovering at a slow and uneven pace.
Veterans
MASON — A patriotic red, white and blue sign was erected just after Veterans Day last month to honor all Warren County veterans who served and those who paid the ultimate sacrifice defending the country.The Mason Christian Village Veterans Association and American Legion Post 194 in Mason collaborated to erect the sign, which initially was designed to honor just World War II veterans as ...
Last Friday’s Veterans Day ceremony at the Maumelle Veterans Memorial at Lake Willastein took on a somber feel when the late-afternoon event became shaded by trees against a setting sun.
Ivins, Payson breaking ground on veterans homes By Kristen Moulton The Salt Lake Tribune Published Nov 30, 2011 05:56PM MDT The stars — or at least bad economic conditions elsewhere in the country — aligned to allow the Utah Department of Veterans Affairs to launch two new nursing homes in December. Ground is being broken Thursday in Ivins for an 108-bedroom home that will serve veterans in nine ...
After successfully flying hundreds of veterans to Washington, D.C., HonorAir Founder Jeff Miller's next mission is to assist homeless veterans in Western North Carolina.
The first 30 rooms of a new community living center for veterans officially opened last week in Butler County. Move-in day at the VA Butler Healthcare facility was followed by a "housewarming" party the next day for the residents, their families and VA officials.
The second annual Sherwood Veterans Parade is set for 2 p.m. Sunday.
PAYSON — Funding requests for two new veterans nursing homes were buried in the Department of Veterans Affairs' priority list until the VA learned the state already had its part of required funding in place.
Medical Benefits
New city workers in most departments have to wait 90 days before medical benefits kick in. Why should the mayor’s staff be any different? aldermen asked as they otherwise approved changes in top aides’ contracts.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA-- - Hansen Medical, Inc. , a global leader in flexible robotics and the developer of robotic technology for accurate 3D control of catheter movement, today announced it will showcase ...
Stanmore Cooper says he should be able to sue the government for emotional distress in a medical privacy case when agencies improperly shared his records. Government lawyers want his lawsuit thrown out.
MENLO PARK, CA-- - Allocade, Inc ., developer of the healthcare industry's only expert software system that manages changes to the daily schedule, announced today that Medical City Dallas Hospital has ...
If Congress doesn’t act by the end of the year, nearly 2 million Americans, including 34,000 in Mass., could have their unemployment benefits slashed to 26 weeks from 99.
Stanmore Cooper says he should be able to sue the government for emotional distress in a medical-privacy case after agencies improperly shared his records. Government lawyers want his lawsuit thrown out.
Community health plans are partnering with physician practices to initiate a range of care management programs for people living with chronic diseases; these programs have resulted in decreased emergency room (ER) use, improved health and lower costs. The findings, released today by the Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP), are part of a report that is a comprehensive look at the way ...
Housing Assistance
Potential budget cuts could close the doors to many programs all across the state, including the Salvation Army's Housing and Essential Needs program, which helps people with disabilities and illnesses and need help with rent, utilities payments or getting essential goods.
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Lynda is in recovery and has seen some success in recent years. Her life was much different a few years ago. While in active addiction, Lynda made bad choices and has misdemeanors on her record. Since getting clean in June 2009, she has completed long-term in-patient treatment and has been on the right track.
State Rep. Al Landis, R-Dover, announced that the State Controlling Board approved the release of funding through the Homeless Assistance Grant Program, which provides funding to eligible local governments, nonprofit organizations, public housing authorities, and consortia of eligible applicants for housing assistance and services to prevent homelessness.
If state budget cuts go through, anyone needing housing assistance or help paying their bills could be out of luck.
The Lexington Housing Assistance Board (LexHAB) will conduct an eight-week survey of the Busa Farm property to evaluate the possible placement of as many as eight affordable housing units on the town-owned land on Lowell Street in East Lexington.
More Americans with disabilities will soon have access to housing assistance from the federal government, Obama administration officials say.
Social Security Benefits
I have good news to share with the millions of Americans who prefer to conduct business in Spanish. You can now apply online for Social Security retirement and Medicare benefits totally in Spanish. Go to www.segurosocial.gov and you will be able to take advantage of other online services offered in our language.
WEST BRANCH, Iowa - A West Branch woman attempting to get Social Security benefits for her daughter who was conceived through artificial insemination after her father’s death filed her case with the U.S. Supreme Court last week.
Unless Congress and the President enact changes, the reduction of the employee Social Security tax and the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) exemption patch are set to expire by the end of 2011. For 2012 lower, middle and upper-middle income taxpayers will pay as much as $250 billion more in taxes as a result of the termination of these benefits.  If we choose to save these benefits we should do it ...
Q: Mr. B asks: "I served an eight-year service obligation in the Army National Guard beginning Aug. 28, 1951. The last two years of service, Aug. 28, 1957, through Aug. 27, 1959, (date of honorable discharge) were considered active duty. The first six years are listed as prior service. Would I qualify for any increase in my Social Security? I am now 78 years old receiving Social Security ...
It's one of the disturbing mysteries in the case against Linda Ann Weston, an ex-offender accused of imprisoning four intellectually challenged adults in a Frankford basement and stealing their benefits: Why did the Social Security Administration allow her to collect their money?
The North Platte Telegraph Social Security touches the lives of more Americans than any other federal program.
How does Social Security decide if I am disabled?
Delays in Social Security disability benefit payouts have left many Marylanders with questions -- and without money. The I-Team's Deborah Weiner investigates the holdup.
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