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Prohibiting Cuts to Medicare and Medicaid Goal of McCaskill-backed Effort

By   /  August 4, 2018  /  Aid, america, Americas, Budget, English, Health, Inflation, MIL OSI, NATO, Open Source Intel, prescription drugs, United States, United States of America, United States Senate, United States Senator for Missouri Claire McCaskill, USA  /  Comments Off on Prohibiting Cuts to Medicare and Medicaid Goal of McCaskill-backed Effort

Source: United States Senator for Missouri Claire McCaskill Senator: ‘Cuts to Medicare or Medicaid would leave millions of Missouri’s most vulnerable out in the cold—and I won’t stand for it’ Friday, August 3, 2018 WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill is backing an effort to prohibit cuts to Medicare and Medicaid, protecting millions of Missourians […]

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MIL-OSI USA: S. 2852, Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2018

By   /  August 4, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, america, Americas, Budget, English, Fiscal Updates, Health, Inflation, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Terrorism, United States, United States Federal Government, United States Government, United States of America, US Congressional, US Congressional Budget Office, USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: S. 2852, Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2018

Source: US Congressional Budget Office S. 2852 would amend the Public Health Service Act and the United States Code to authorize funding for certain activities to support national preparedness for public health emergencies (PHEs) and widespread medical emergencies, including acts of bioterrorism. Using information from affected federal agencies, CBO estimates that implementing the bill would […]

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MIL-OSI Africa: International Monetary Fund Staff Concludes Visit to Mozambique

By   /  August 4, 2018  /  Africa, Africa - MIL OSI, Africa,African Development,Economy,Mozambique,MBC, Banking and Finance, Budget, Culture, Economy, English, Exploration, Exports, Fiscal Updates, Imports, Inflation, International Monetary Fund, Investment, MIL OSI, Mining, Open Source Intel, Reportage, Trade, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Africa: International Monetary Fund Staff Concludes Visit to Mozambique

Source: Africa Press Organisation – English – Report: WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, August 3, 2018/APO Group/ — End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent […]

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MIL-OSI USA: H.R. 1697, Israel Anti-Boycott Act

By   /  August 4, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, america, Americas, Budget, Business, Commerce, English, Exports, Inflation, Israel, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Trade, United Nations, United States, United States Federal Government, United States Government, United States of America, US Congressional, US Congressional Budget Office, USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: H.R. 1697, Israel Anti-Boycott Act

Source: US Congressional Budget Office Participation by U.S. persons in boycotts of U.S. allies that are promoted or imposed by foreign countries is prohibited under current law. H.R. 1697 would expand that prohibition to include participation in boycotts imposed by international governmental organizations such as the United Nations and require the Department of Commerce to […]

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MIL-OSI Africa: International Monetary Fund Staff Concludes Visit to Kenya

By   /  August 4, 2018  /  Africa, Africa - MIL OSI, Africa,African Development,Economy,Kenya,MBC, Banking, Banking and Finance, Budget, Crude, Culture, Economy, English, Exploration, Exports, Fiscal Updates, Gas, Imports, Inflation, International Monetary Fund, Investment, MIL OSI, Oil, Open Source Intel, Reportage, Tourism, Trade, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Africa: International Monetary Fund Staff Concludes Visit to Kenya

Source: Africa Press Organisation – English – Report: WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, August 3, 2018/APO Group/ — End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent […]

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MIL-OSI Africa: Public servants’ pension funds safe: GEPF

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  Africa, Africa - MIL OSI, Aid, Banking and Finance, Economy, Employment, English, Inflation, Investment, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Reportage, South Africa News Agency  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Africa: Public servants’ pension funds safe: GEPF

Source: South Africa News Agency The Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF) has assured public servants that that their benefits are guaranteed. “The benefits that we promise to members is according to what’s in the law. In our case… it means that [members’ benefits] are guaranteed,” said GEPF Principal Executive Officer Abel Sithole at the National […]

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MIL-OSI China: Growth forecast to remain solid this year

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, China, China State Council Information Office, English, Exports, Global Economy, Imports, Inflation, MIL OSI, MIL OSI 1, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, PRC State Government, Trade, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI China: Growth forecast to remain solid this year

Source: China State Council Information Office The Chinese economy is forecast to see solid growth in the second half of the year, bolstered by buoyant consumption, the nation’s top economic regulator said. The prediction is expected to soothe concerns about the escalating trade dispute with the United States. “In the first six months, consumption retained growth […]

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Peters Speaks on Need to Increase Veterans’ Burial Benefits at Senate Veterans Affairs Committee

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  america, Americas, Defense, English, Fisheries, Inflation, Intelligence, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, NATO, Open Source Intel, Security, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Trade, United States, United States of America, United States Security, United States Senate, United States Senator for Michigan Gary Peters, USA  /  Comments Off on Peters Speaks on Need to Increase Veterans’ Burial Benefits at Senate Veterans Affairs Committee

Source: United States Senator for Michigan Gary Peters 08.02.18 WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI), a former Lt. Commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve and member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, spoke at a Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee hearing this week in support of bipartisan legislation he introduced to increase funeral benefits for […]

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McCaskill Bill Prevents Seniors from Being Forced into Poverty in an Attempt to Recoup Student Loan Debt

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  Aid, america, Americas, Education, English, Inflation, MIL OSI, NATO, Open Source Intel, United States, United States of America, United States Senate, United States Senator for Missouri Claire McCaskill, USA  /  Comments Off on McCaskill Bill Prevents Seniors from Being Forced into Poverty in an Attempt to Recoup Student Loan Debt

Source: United States Senator for Missouri Claire McCaskill Senator’s legislation would protect seniors’ Social Security benefits from forced garnishment due to student loan debt Thursday, August 2, 2018 WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill introduced legislation this week that would prevent seniors from being pushed into poverty due to garnishments on Social Security benefits from student […]

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BREAKING: McCaskill Report Shows Medicare Could Save Billions with Negotiation on Prescription Drug Prices

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  Aid, america, Americas, Business, Commerce, English, Health, Inflation, MIL OSI, NATO, Open Source Intel, prescription drugs, United States, United States of America, United States Senate, United States Senator for Missouri Claire McCaskill, USA  /  Comments Off on BREAKING: McCaskill Report Shows Medicare Could Save Billions with Negotiation on Prescription Drug Prices

Source: United States Senator for Missouri Claire McCaskill Senator’s report shows nearly $3 billion a year could be saved on 20 drugs alone if Medicare could successfully negotiate drug prices directly Wednesday, August 1, 2018 WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill, the top-ranking Democrat on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, today released her […]

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