Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has called for the elimination of the Emerging Technology Fund, a program that gave $200 million in taxpayer dollars to Texas startups but was hindered by bankruptcies and other issues.Read more
The Super Bowl has come and go, and watchers were treated to some of the best commercials of the year. Once again, among the ads' sponsors were producers of alcoholic products who many times make some of the highest rated commercials of the game.Read more
January 31 marks the 75th anniversary of the first benefit check provided by the Social Security System, a $22.54 payment made to Ida May Fuller of Ludlow, Vermont.
The milestone is cause for celebration, but future retirees must also raise their voices for reform.Read more
President Barack Obama's State of the Union address provided a list of things that "will make a meaningful difference in the lives of millions of families."
Items included on the list were child care, equal pay, higher minimum wages and lower mortgage premiums.Read more
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently came out with a study that found six Americans die every day on average from alcohol poisoning.Read more