July 1st 2011 a new Florida law will go into effect that will require people who receive welfare to get drug tested when they apply for federal temporary assistance. The cost of the drug screening would fall on the individual who is applying for benefits.
How Much Does Unemployment Pay? I'm getting 210 dollars a week from unemployment. That's 840 a month. My cobra insurance is 704 a month. Wouldn't you think that if you are not working, that insurance would be cheaper. Not! Let's say that I do get COBRA..how do I pay my bills, rent, feed my kid, put gas in my car...ect?
2009 Stimulus Check - A couple of months ago, I wrote an article about how the government could stimulate the economy. The solution to the economic crisis was to give each taxpayer a 50 thousand dollar 2009 stimulus check.
How are Americans going to retaliate against the automakers and the autoworkers? That's easy to answer. They'll never buy another car made by these guys. When people go to the lot to buy a new car, they are going to make their choice based this bailout. (Click title to read more.)
Line up people. Banks, car makers and your local schools want a bailout. Olmsted Falls Superintendent Todd Hoadley said Tuesday that if automakers and big U.S. cities can ask for federal bailout money, schools should be able to follow suit. The district submitted the request to Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
Companies fail. There is no doubt about that. It's a part of capitalism. Mismanage a company and your competitor takes over. It's time for businesses, like the auto industry, to reinvent the wheel. People got sick of reading in the dark, so the light bulb was invented. People go sick of riding horses so the train and the automobile were invented.