Washington power players aren’t planning to talk about sequestration until Friday – that’s the day the cuts are expected to take place.
The White House says Massachusetts could lose tens of millions of dollars for education, environmental protection, and child care if automatic federal budget cuts take effect as scheduled.
Flanked by Mayor Tom Menino and Congressman Mike Capuano Monday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren spoke about the need to avoid sequestration in two weeks and the automatic federal budget cuts that could be devastating to medical research across the country.
Congressman Edward Markey is proposing a debate schedule for the Democratic U.S. Senate primary which he said would include two general debates and four issue-specific debates.
College is very expensive, but Congress and the IRS have given us ways to offset education costs.
Congress and the IRS decided that you could not leave your pre-tax retirement savings growing forever tax-deferred, so they chose 70½ for you to begin your mandatory withdrawals.
Current thinking has 65 as the normal retirement age and that’s because at one time a worker could collect full Social Security benefits at age 65.
The number I am looking for is actually 59½!
Without waiting for Congress, President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced a sweeping $500 million program to curb gun violence.
The choice of Sen. John Kerry as Secretary of State and who will replace him in Massachusetts was one of the topics, WBZ-TV and WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s political analyst Jon Keller reviewed on “Keller @ Large.”