YOUR PERSPECTIVE: On May 7th at 9:00 A.M, the school board is going to hold a hearing in which our Brevard Federation of Teachers and our Brevard County school district are going to argue their points of view about some aspects of the teacher contract.
YOUR OPINION: The presidential election in November 2012 will be decided by a few voters in a few swing states. […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a blow to the Obama administration on Medicare, government auditors Monday called for the cancellation of a costly bonus program for private health plans that congressional Republicans have criticized as a wasteful political ploy.
The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office said it’s not clear that the $8.3 billion Medicare Advantage bonus program will improve quality because most of the money is going to plans just rated average. The auditors did find, however, that the bonuses would temporarily ease the pain of unpopular cuts to insurance plans under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul law. […]