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“A Psychiatrist Opposes H.R. 2646: Here’s Why”

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This December 7, 2015 letter to Congressman Upton from Coni Kalinowski, MD
Medical Director, Mojave Adult, Child, and Family Services
University of Nevada School of Medicine, talks about why she opposes H.R. 2646 from the perspective of a Psychiatrist.

“Could there be a December surprise in Pennsylvania’s state budget debate? Some are pushing for it.”

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This December 2, 2015 article talks about things people hope to see in what many are hoping will  be a soon to be passed budget.

“A Critic Says Murphy’s Bill Is Problematic: Explains Why Some In Congress Oppose It”

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This blog post by Pete Early talks about the reasons some in Congress oppose Rep. Murphy’s mental health reform bill.  Some reasons include civil rights issues among other issues.

“‘Quiet crisis’ as Pennsylvania’s budget stalemate grinds on”

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This September 12, 2015 article out of Harrisburg, PA found on the Philly.com website talks about the ongoing budget stalemate …. I have to wonder if the government official’s pay was put on hold until a budget was passed if maybe they would consider passing it in a more timely manner … just because they have everything they need doesn’t mean that the people they are screwing with by not passing a budget have everything they need.

“State budget tardy for beginning of school year, and that hurts Pennsylvania students: Nathan Mains”

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This August 24, 2015 article on the PennLive.com website talks about the potential impact the late budget will have on schools in Pennsylvania.

“Battle Lines Form in the Fight Over Social Security Payment Reductions”

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This August 5, 2015 MSN Money article talks about the impending crisis involving the money in the SSDI program drying up by the end of 2016.  The article includes a few ideas being tossed around for correcting the problem or at least for buying time until a solution can be found.  The article indicates that less than 1% of the social Security tax paid by employees goes into funding SSDI compared to over 5% going into retirement. One idea in the article is to increase the percentage of the Social Security tax by a couple of percentage points to increase the amount of money going into the disability fund.

“EDITORIAL: Property tax reform plans show consensus”

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This August 5, 2015 article found on the Montgomery Media website talks more about the ongoing stalemate over the Pennsylvania State Budget.

“Day 36 of the Pennsylvania state budget impasse, and neither side is budging.”(Montgomery)

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