Social Security disability fund to run dry next year

...and Medicare said the disability trust fund will run out of money in late 2016...benefits.Medicare's giant hospital trust fund is projected to be exhausted in 2030...noted that the life of the Medicare trust fund has been extended by 13 years since...
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My Turn: Walker on Medicaid expansion: It's time

...Committee giving members the required 45-day notice of my intention to accept additional federal and Mental Health Trust Fund Authority funds to expand Medicaid. Before signing the letter, I met with the committee's chair to explain my intentions...
Letter: Political games are bad for our health

...adding the 42,000 persons presently unable to obtain health insurance. It was also reported that the Mental Health Trust Fund agreed to cover any administrative costs required to set up the new program. Sounds like a win-win for us all - except...
My Turn: Road economics make sense

...causes that could be threatened with budget cuts in the future. These assumptions are wrong.Dedicated National Highway Trust Fund dollars intended for surface transportation projects cannot be diverted for other purposes. How many times must it be...
Alaska unemployment insurance tax to shrink in 2015

...pockets," Parnell said in the release. "Alaska's UI Trust Fund is fully solvent and at pre-recession levels. into the system."The current balance of the UI trust fund is $399.68 million, according to the release. The...
Republican party lying to seniors

...organizations and insurance companies and are funded in part by payments from the Medicare Trust Fund. For years now these plans have cost the Trust Fund more than the cost of traditional Medicare. The act attempts to reduce this extra subsidy...
My Turn: Let's talk honestly about oil

...The Alaska Public Employees' Retirement Trust Fund and the Teachers' Retirement Trust fund have grown more than 65 percent. We have learned...Public Employees' and Teachers' Retirement Trust Funds. Some are calling this a waste. Some have...
Judge rules against NCAA in O'Bannon case

...have money generated by television contracts put into a trust fund to pay them when they leave.In a partial victory for...into major college athletics and schools would put it in trust funds that would be given to players only when they leave school...
Director Fincher the right fit for 'Gone Girl' adaptation

...flashbacks; the present-day action of "Gone Girl" begins when Amy disappears one day from the home leased with her trust-fund money.The narrative options are pretty simple, considering how many complications Flynn concocts. Either Amy was...
Letter: Cathy Munoz has earned my vote

...System (PERS) and Teachers Retirement System (TRS) trust funds were largely underfunded to the tune of billions of dollars...passed to put a $3 billion infusion into the retirement trust funds.Another problem that retirees have is long term care...


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