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The Sequester Begins to Get Serious

Steve Bell / Blog July 8, 2013

This week, 650,000 civilian employees of the Department of Defense (DoD) begin an 11-week, one-day-a-week furlough program. Until now, only non-defense federal agencies had begun furloughs of civilian employees, with approximately 170,000 furloughed workers. With the DoD furloughs, the impact…

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Reducing Subsidies for Higher Income Medicare Beneficiaries

Brian Collins, Loren Adler / Blog June 7, 2013

The BPC proposal would reduce premium subsidies for Medicare beneficiaries with income starting at $60,000 for single beneficiaries and $90,000 for couples.

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Making Federalism Work: The Governors’ Council Medicaid Recommendations

Governance / Research May 8, 2013

Medicaid requires intense collaboration between states and the federal government, and it presents an ongoing source of budgetary strain for both parties.

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