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Opinion

Opinion: Medicaid’s Willful Waste Brings Woeful Want

Every year, Medicaid loses more money to waste and fraud than the GDP of a small country. That’s among the takeaways from a new report from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The healthcare program for the poor made more than $86 billion in “improper payments” this year. That’s one-fifth of its total

Ask Dave Taylor

Did I Really Just Win a $1000 Paypal Gift Card?

[Editor’s note:  Dave Taylor has been writing about computers, scams, and new products for a number of years. His website is Ask Dave Taylor . We will be featuring his articles every week, with his permission.] “Pretty nice, I got an email saying that I’ve won a $1000 gift card from PayPal. I’m afraid to

Legal Beat

Legal Theory Brief Addressing Uncertifiable Elections

(reprinted from the American Post-Gazette with permission) 1. Legislative authority; initiative and referendum Section 1. (1) Senate; house of representatives; reservation of power to people. The legislative authority of the state shall be vested in the legislature, consisting of a senate and a house of representatives, but the people reserve the power to propose laws

Opinion

Opinion: Customers and Utilities Must Fight Together to Stop Scams

As essential service providers, utility companies are committed to educating the customers we serve about the latest scam tactics being used to target them. Sadly, while many types of scams occurred before the pandemic, scammers now are trying to take advantage of the COVID-19 crisis and the financial challenges that many customers are facing. Here

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