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The Bandera County Courier
Time is ripe to repeal estate tax
According to Bandera County Farm Bureau President Barbara Mazurek, the time is ripe to begin repeal of the estate tax.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Why I agree that Rick Perry's line item veto was an abuse of power this time
Rick Perry was defunding the office of an elected official unless that elected official resigned.
Not such cheap laughs
I don't think laughter is the best medicine , but it does make you feel good and when you feel good you look good even fahbulous .
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Health Care Reform Implementation Update August 2014
August recess has begun on Capitol Hill. Congressmen and women and senators are home in their districts and states, and Capitol Hill staffers are catching up on piled up work.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Paul Ryan Wins Primary To Defend His Seat In The House
Rep. Paul Ryan won his primary election on Tuesday, securing the Republican nomination to defend his seat in the House, the Associated Press reports.
Anti-Fraud Bill Presses CMS to Nix Social Security Numbers on Medicare Cards
Medicare identification cards would no longer display beneficiaries' Social Security numbers under a new bill outlined recently by the chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Long-term care providers would receive more education from auditors under draft Medicare bill
Medicare auditors would boost outreach and education efforts to long-term care and other providers under the provisions of a draft bill introduced Thursday by Rep. Kevin Brady , chairman of the Ways and Means health subcommittee.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare commends efforts to combat Medicare fraud, waste and abuse
The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare a leading coalition of home health providers dedicated to improving the integrity, quality, and efficiency of home healthcare for our nation's seniors today commended House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health Chairman Kevin Brady for drafting legislation to support greater fraud prevention programs ... (more)
The House should vote to kill the death tax
Political parties may not agree on much, but one surprising exception in Washington is death tax repeal.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Irony Republican Style
The 113th Congress is on track to becoming one of the least productive in history.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Obama pivots to economic legacy
President Obama is tying his legacy to a growing economy, seizing on the administration's successes in boosting the nation during financial woes.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Making the World Safe for Trust Fund Babies
Couples with less than $10.6 million and individuals with less than $5.3 million in wealth are exempt from the estate tax - meaning that 99.8 percent of households aren't affected by it.
Rep. Kevin Brady: Migrant Kids Coached on 2008 Law
The immigrant minor children coming across the border from Central America seem to be well-coached in how to use the 2008 law designed to help immigrant children who are escaping sex trafficking, Texas Rep. Kevin Brady tells Newsmax TV.