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Quebec town still recovering from train disaster a year later

...floor-to-ceiling glass windows - will open in September at the end of a new main street, hastily built by the government. Insurance is covering some of the estimated $1.6 million cost of the bar and a construction company, BONE Structure...
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Alaska editorial: Legislature can raise Alaska's stake in search for doctors

...available elsewhere in the country. One result is that few doctors will accept the low rates paid by Medicare, the government insurance for those 65 and older. It's a horrible situation for Alaska's senior citizens. Two bills introduced during...
Outside editorial: Health care: The reality of rationing

...excluding many of the working poor who aren't covered by their employers. And the reimbursement rates for government insurance plans - Medicaid in particular - are set so low, a diminishing number of doctors and hospitals participate. Those...
My turn: Health care: Who's afraid of the big bad government?

...Furthermore, President Obama's "public option" plan doesn't force anyone to enroll, but instead offers a government insurance plan that people can subscribe to if they choose. If the government is really as incompetent as insurance companies...
Alaska editorial: Alaska should help uninsured children insurance to children take away from parents' roles. The parents can choose to take the help or not. The government insurance gives children a healthier start in life, period. Obviously, the leaders of most states don't feel like they've...
Three years after the meltdown: holding the banks accountable

...them.The Federal Housing Administration is suing Deutsche Bank for recklessly approving 39,000 mortgages for government insurance, in blatant disregard of whether borrowers could pay back the loans. Prosecutors have acknowledged that more...
Our new Affordable Care Act - hold on as we will be forced to cough up billions more each year in new taxes.4. One final negative is that the government/insurance provider will be calling the shots about our medical treatment. Already we are told by the "insurance provider...
The business of 'too big to fail', similar to what the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. now does with banks. This new "too big to fail" government insurance would set clear caps, in advance, on how much bailout aid it will supply. Writing in the current issue of Harvard...
Outside editorial: Kids' health check

...Claim: The bill is aimed at "taking children who are currently insured by private insurance and moving them to government insurance." - Health and Human Services Secretary Mike Leavitt This "crowd-out" risk is real and inevitable in a public...
Abortion foes find fertile ground in health law

...them. It isn't enough that women in the armed forces serving their country in time of war can't use their government insurance to end a pregnancy unless it endangers her life. Who cares if it's the result of rape. Nor is it sufficient...


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