Making the most of the stimulus package
Some experts say that’s why lawmakers preferred this structure. Other ways you will see tax breaks and tax credits from the stimulus plan: - A patch on the AMT (Alternative Minimum Tax). That could save tens of thousands of families from a 2,000-tax-punch.
Permanent Temp Workers in the U.S. Are at the Mercy of Some of the Weakest Labor-Protection Laws in the West
As time passed, instead of getting a raise, he said, his rate per ... and how much they’ll be paid. Carlos Dubon worked as a temp for a recycling plant in New Bedford, Mass., for 11 years, never receiving a raise above the state’s minimum wage.
How An Ethically Challenged Researcher Found A Home at the University of Miami
Three weeks ago, the National Institutes of Health announced new rules to govern federally-funded researchers and their financial conflicts of interest. Three years in the making, the policy will affect over 38,000 scientists at 2000 organizations as the ...
The Hockey Mom With A $150K Wardrobe
I'm sick of the media determining what is a gaffe and what is not. How much play did Palin's repeated stoopidity about the VP's constitutional restrictions get? Biden can repeat it every day and give examples -- and follow up with "who do you want to deal ...
Holiday Fun: "Elf Yourself" Website
Oh, this is such a smile-inducing website! Take a photo of yourself or your loved one, and attach it onto a dancing elf! Yes, you can get a free Flash animation of you doing the John Travolta disco dance...makes for a fabulous holiday greeting gard, and ...