10 Year Sentence for Teen Sex Repealed
A Georgia judge ordered the release from prison Monday of a man sentence to 10 years imprisonment for consensual oral sex with a 15 year old girl when he was 17 . The judge termed it as a grave miscarriage of justice.
The sentence had been widely criticized as being grossly disproportionate...
Gains on Uninsured, Reducing Shortages of Nurses/Physicians, Health Care Funding Among Session's Successes
...re intended. Hospitals reported about $196 million in uncompensated trauma care last year," Stultz said. Several bills were introduced that would have repealed
the Driver Responsibility Program, the funding source for the uncompensated trauma care fund. In the end, legislators directed the Texas Department of...
FactCheck.org Gets It Wrong on Stimulus Package
...dent to do just that, even if it meant "attaching a health plan to the federal budget."
Americans should demand that these health provisions be repealed
and offered as separate legislation so their impact can be further assessed.
Betsy McCaughey, Ph.D., is Chairman/Founder of Committee to Reduc...
New Research From EBRI: Study Examines Issues in Capping Tax Exclusion of Health Coverage
...nce : Section 89 of the Tax Reform Act of 1986, which attempted to make employee benefits more standard and fair, became so controversial that it was repealed
by Congress in 1989 -- in part because the regulations created regulatory burdens that were so complicated and costly as to be unworkable. Similarly,...
Head injuries increase after motorcycle helmet law repeal
...ead injury-related hospitalizations, raising concerns about motorcyclists' safety and the impact of this trend on health care costs.
its universal motorcycle helmet law in 2003. Under the current law, only motorcyclists under 21 and riders with less than two years experience who hav...
Pennsylvania Injuries Rise After Repeal of Helmet Law
THURSDAY, June 12 (HealthDay News) -- In the two years after Pennsylvania repealed
its universal motorcycle helmet law, there was a 32 percent increase in mot...niversity of Pittsburgh study says.
The state's universal helmet law was repealed
in 2003. Currently, only riders under age 21 and those with less than two y...
Fatality rates increase with repeal of helmet laws, MU study finds
...ssor found that the motorcyclist fatality rate has increased in states that repealed
their universal helmet laws during the past decade.
Lilliard Richardson...t an additional 615 motorcyclist fatalities occurred in the six states that repealed
motorcycle helmet laws from 1997 to 2004, Richardson said. The researchers ...
Early to bed early to rise ... depends on the TV schedule in your time zone
...es come about" Daylight Saving Time has its roots in the Standard Time Act of 1918; the DST component, which was a wartime energy-saving measure, was repealed
after World War I. The current plan was signed into law by President Johnson in 1966 as the Uniform Time Act. Last year, Daylight Saving was extende...
Michigan Senate Committee Votes in Favor of 'Opt-Out' Option for State's Helmet Law; AAA Says Deaths and Injuries Will Increase
...re incapacitating injuries, 610
other injuries and $140 million in added economic costs to Michigan
citizens. "If the mandatory helmet requirement is repealed
or waived through a
fee, there will be a significant increase in severe head injuries and
deaths," said Peet. "Studies show that in a crash, unhelmete...
Voters Deserve to Know: Would Giuliani, McCain, Romney and Thompson Stand with Bush and Veto Children's Health Care?
...ren. [Senate Vote #76,
1995: McCain Voted to Eliminate Vaccines for Children's Program. McCain voted for the 1995 Republican budget that repealed
for Children Program. The Vaccines for Children Program provides free and
discounted vaccines to children as a means of increasing childh...
With flawed schools exposed, real-world experience is needed
What if the assignment was writing about repealing Roe vs. Wade? Would more people be up in arms? Sending a letter every 12 days until it is repealed
would be the assignment. Would you feel any different now? Do you not like when kids are used as sheep to promote a political agenda with which you ma...
Kanavas says Wisconsin has no more excuses
...he signing of broadband, shareholder liability, and IT tax credit bills, he said the major hurdles have been cleared.
"At the point we're at, we've repealed
of shareholder liability and we've been aggressive in creating an angel [investment] network and tax credits," he noted. "There are no more excuses fr...
RedPrairie: Will they stay, or will they go?
...ely has kept his word, signing a series of business and investment friendly bills passed by a Republican-controlled legislature. One of those new laws repealed
But even though Doyle also has kept his word and has not raised income taxes, and even though he pumped nearly $1 billion mo...