Sunday, February 12, 2012

Safety net

  • LINDSTROM, minn. — Ki Gulbranson owns a logo apparel shop, deals in jewelry on the side and referees youth soccer games. He makes about $39,000 a year and wants you to know that he does not need any help from the federal government.
  • (Denver Post)
  • The American social safety net is back in the news, and not just because Mitt Romney acknowledged, Im not concerned about the very poor.
  • (DAILY KOS)
  • LINDSTROM, Minn. Ki Gulbranson owns a logo apparel shop, deals in jewelry on the side and referees youth soccer games. He makes about $39,000 a year and wants you to know that he does not need any help from the federal government.
  • (CharlotteObserver.com)
  • Chad Stone is chief economist at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. Programs that provide assistance to people who are struggling to get by—the social safety net programs that any decent society provides—are under attack.
  • (US News and World Report)
  • In December, Gov.Bob McDonnell unveiled a budget that will slash health care safety net funding by 50percent in 2013-14.
  • (Roanoke Times)
  • The social safety net will get a little smaller under Gov. Tom Corbett's proposed 2012-2013 budget.
  • (PennLive.com)
  • EAGAN, Minn. — Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney, confident after his Florida primary victory, ended up inviting criticism Wednesday when he said hes not concerned about the very poor because they have an ample safety net.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • Theres something for just about everyone in a New York Times examination of the growing safety net cost in the federal government.
  • (Arkansas Times)

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