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Logan Airport Could Lose Air Traffic Control Workers In Sequestration Cuts

Washington power players aren’t planning to talk about sequestration until Friday – that’s the day the cuts are expected to take place.

02/27/2013

President Barack Obama. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Federal Budget Cuts Could Hit MA Schools Hard

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.

02/24/2013

Elizabeth Warren at BMC with Mayor Tom Menino and Congressman Mike Capuano. (Credit: WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Carl Stevens)

Warren, Capuano Call Sequestration ‘Stupid’

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.

02/18/2013

Rep. Stephen Lynch and Rep. Ed Markey (Photos courtesy: Lynch and Paul Morigi/Getty Images)

Markey & Lynch Both Want 6 Debates For Senate Primary

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.

02/15/2013

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Tax Education Credits and Deductions

College is very expensive, but Congress and the IRS have given us ways to offset education costs.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/14/2013

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Age 70½: The Magic Number For Mandatory Withdrawals

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.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/01/2013

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The Social Security Mentality At Age 65

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.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/31/2013

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Penalty Free At 60

The number I am looking for is actually 59½!

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/30/2013

President Barack Obama speaks on proposals to reduce gun violence as Vice President Joe Biden watches on January 16, 2013. (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Unveils $500 Million Program To Curb Gun Violence

Without waiting for Congress, President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced a sweeping $500 million program to curb gun violence.

01/16/2013

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Keller @Large: Who Will Run For Sen. John Kerry’s Seat?

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.”

01/06/2013

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