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Searching shadows for end to foreclosure crisis
Chicago Daily HeraldApril 1, 2012

The homeowner tells the judge he thought a loan modification had been finalized, allowing him to keep the home, until a lawyer called to say it was back in foreclosure. “That's ridiculous,” Lewis tells the lawyer for the bank. “I'm not doing this thing ...more »

E-commerce tax to target out-of-state retailers
MiamiHerald.comApril 1, 2012

Georgia joined other states this week in passing a law aimed at collecting billions in lost sales tax revenue from online retailers. The Legislature passed the measure as part of a comprehensive overhaul of the state's tax code.more »

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Bad Faith Insurance
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Health law advocates appeal to a justice's notion of liberty
Pittsburgh Post GazetteApril 1, 2012

It is his touchstone and guiding principle, and his conception of liberty is likely to determine the future of President Barack Obama's health care law. If the administration is to prevail in the case, it must capture at least one vote beyond those of ...more »

Hipaa Compliance
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The ABC's of the Health Care Law and Its Future
New York TimesApril 2, 2012

After the contentious arguments before the Supreme Court last week, the future of President Obama's Affordable Care Act is far from certain. The legislation is enormously complex, with thousands of pages of provisions, but at its center is a ...more »

Elder Care Abuse
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Report shows privately run training centers also have cases of abuse
Lynchburg News and AdvanceApril 7, 2012

APS also bases much of its information on cases of elder abuse, in addition to people with disabilities. Therefore, while the raw numbers in the APS report indicate a 6-to-1 ratio of abuse cases in private facilities versus public ones, a statistically ...more »

Living Wills
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Obama 'confident' health law will be upheld
msnbc.com (blog)April 2, 2012

Having the Barry justify his failed administration. That sentence really caught my eye...."unelected group"....I'd like to know who "elected" HHS Secretary Sebelius, who obviously is being entrusted to make rules on the fly, as she showed us in dealing ...more »

Medicare & Medicaid Issues
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Video: Obama Blasts GOP Medicare, Medicaid Plans
Kaiser Health NewsApril 3, 2012

These video excerpts, and the transcript below, include Obama's critique of Republican plans for Medicare and Medicaid, plus his remarks on the health law and its constitutionality. PRESIDENT OBAMA: We're told that Medicaid would simply be handed over ...more »

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