Source: NorthJersey.com | New Jersey |
January 18, 2013
The state’s one-year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, imposed last year by Gov. Christie, expired, and environmental groups lamented that the state is now exposed to the potential pollution that many critics say can be caused by the The controversial drilling practice.
Source: Washington Post | Nation |
January 17, 2013
President Obama, in trying to curb gun violence, is pushing for improved mental-health services, a revival of gun-related research and beefed-up reporting about potentially dangerous people who shouldn’t own guns — efforts that are likely to rely heavily on the states and the public health sector.
Last year's elections demonstrated how teamwork between governments and the technology sector can make voting information more accessible, save taxpayer dollars and improve the efficiency of the voting process.
Fast-changing technology has created gray areas in tax laws across the country. Businesses and lawmakers are sparring over whether commercial use of remote computer software and servers should be taxed.
Source: New York Times | Nation |
January 11, 2013
Optimistic predictions by RAND in 2005 helped drive explosive growth in the electronic records industry and encouraged the federal government to give billions of dollars in financial incentives to hospitals and doctors that put the systems in place.
Is your state ready for Marketplace open enrollment in October 2013?
In a few short months, millions of uninsured Americans will qualify for affordable healthcare coverage either through Medicaid, CHIP or tax subsidies.