Day: April 14, 2020

Health Care Law – FindLaw

If you or a loved one has ever dealt with a serious illness, you probably understand the difficult decisions people face while seeking medical treatment. When navigating the health care system, it’s important to have a working knowledge of your rights as a patient and the payment options at your disposal. This section provides a number of resources on the laws and regulations protecting patients, as well as the federal programs helping vulnerable individuals get the medical services they need. You’ll find articles on choosing a physician, patient rights, informed consent, planning long-term care, medical marijuana laws, the differences between Medicare and Medicaid, and more.

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DGS | Digital Government Society

Dear Fellow Members and Friends of the Digital Government Society:


On behalf of the Digital Government Society board members, as the president of the Digital Government Society, I would like first to thank you for your trust. We are committed to serve the community and to position the Society as a recognized leader in digital government research and practice.


The Society has four main objectives for the next two years 2018-2019:


  1. The Society will be the platform for its members to meet, to exchange ideas, to build new collaborations, and to lead digital government research and practice.
  2. The Society will strive to remain close to its members by listening to their needs and interests. The objective is to make the Society contribute to the development of the careers of its members and provide a knowledge-rich platform.
  3. The Society will reinforce its links with conferences, scholarly publishers, and other societies to
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The Society of State Leaders of Health and Physical Education

Society Testimonial by Linda L. Morse, New Jersey

The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.

William Arthur Ward

Navigating the seas of state government can be challenging. There are times when you just want to “abandon ship” and swim to shore without a life
preserver. If you are a skilled swimmer, maybe you survive the sharks. In state government, the storms come and go with the political winds.
Learning to navigate those waters takes time, patience, and friends who truly understand.

I did not “join” the Society. I didn’t even know what it was—it sounded like an exclusive club. Kathy Wilbur, Maine’s school health guru, cornered
me at a CDC meeting and said, “You have to join the Society.” Peer pressure at its best! I joined, I stayed, and I learned. Society members shared a
common goal:

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Television and Politics – Google Books

“The authorshave analyzed the television problem brilliantly. They had come up with a whole set of new insights, and their backup research always is fascinating to read.”-Saturday Review

“A cautious, research-based bookhopefully it will set a trend.”-Ithiel de Sola Pool, Public Opinion Quarterly

After more than forty years of studying its political implications, Kurt and Gladys Lang put the power of television into a unique perspective. Through carefully compiled case studies, they reveal surprising truths about TV’s effect on American political life, and explode some popular myths. Their theme throughout is that television gives the viewer the illusion of being a favored spectator at some event-he “sees for himself,” in other words. But, in fact, it conveys a reality different from that experienced by an eyewitness. Because the televised version of an event reaches more people, it has greater impact on the public memory and comes to overshadow what

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Will We Ever Live In Bernie Sanders’ America?

It’s worth pausing and considering what Sen. Bernie Sanders envisioned for America in its totality.

Every single American’s health insurance would be sponsored by the government, and companies like Cigna or Blue Cross Blue Shield would essentially be cut out of the health care business. Prescription costs would be limited to $200 a year.

Having a baby would come with six months of paid parental leave, guaranteed. Public day care, public preschool and public colleges and universities would all be tuition-free. Every public school teacher would make at least $60,000 a year. Student debt would be gone. So would medical debt. Credit reports wouldn’t cost a penny, the government would just do it for you. The post office could be your bank.

The minimum wage would be $15 an hour. Your boss couldn’t just fire you for no reason because “at-will” employment would be outlawed. Twenty percent of the country’s

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Political Style

Theresa May has left her mark on political fashion and in the first of the series, we are looking at her love of necklaces from the Italian brand Mirta Bijoux.

Throughout her time as Prime Minister and as Home Secretary, May has worn the chunky accessories from Mirta Bijoux on a regular basis. Bright, bold and definitely outside the box, May has worn her Ballsmania necklaces with dresses, skirt suits and with casual weekend looks. From meeting heads of state to fielding questions at the dispatch box, the Ballsmania collection has been a firm favourite of our second female Prime Minister.

Let’s take a closer look at the necklaces from the brand – and how May styled them.

Black, navy and pink

May has worn this one with a striking cobalt blue pencil dress from Amanda Wakeley. The perfect accessory!

Teal, turquoise and light blue

A 2018 holiday purchase, May

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Federal, State, & Local Governments

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Government finances include revenues, expenditures (spending), debt, and assets (cash and security holdings). Although states and local governments differ among one another in how they record their activities in their legislation and accounting systems, the Census Bureau classifies their data into standard categories so that they may be compared more easily.

These statistics are collected quarterly or annually. Every fifth year (years ending in ‘2’ and ‘7’) the Census of Governments is conducted. The same questions are asked as in the annual

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