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  • How to not get ripped off at the doctor's office. When you do get stuck with a huge bill, a constellation of factors may be to blame, from insurance changes to out-of-network labs to improper billing. Here's how to tackle that sore throat, without getting…
  • Student loan servicer fights state licensing, oversight. The nation's largest servicer of federal student loans has lobbied against states' efforts to license student loan servicers in Maine and elsewhere this year as it seeks to become the nation's single servicer of student…
  • Trump seeks sharp cuts to housing aid. President Trump’s budget calls for sharply reducing funding for programs that shelter the poor and combat homelessness — with a notable exception: It leaves intact a type of federal housing subsidy that is paid directly…
  • Senadores republicanos preparan propuesta anti Obamacare. Los líderes republicanos en el Senado se preparaban el miércoles para dar a conocer su plan para desmantelar la ley de seguros de gastos médicos promulgada por el presidente Barack Obama, una propuesta que recortaría…
  • Trump pide restringir asistencia social a inmigrantes. El presidente de Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, dijo el miércoles que impulsará una ley que impediría a los inmigrantes recibir asistencia social por al menos cinco años, a pesar de que a la mayoría ya…
  • Trump chooses democrat who backed net neutrality for FCC. Democrat Jessica Rosenworcel was chosen to return to the Federal Communications Commission, where she supported net neutrality rules and stricter media ownership limits that now may be undone under Republican leadership.
  • Google ahora también busca empleos. El gigante de Internet refina las ofertas de trabajo Google es un buscador y una de las búsquedas más populares, además de parejas y direcciones, son las de empleo. Por ello, se ha puesto manos…
  • Congress wants to micromanage the Federal Reserve. For central banks to be most effective in carrying out their mandates, they must be politically independent. Of course, the Federal Reserve must meet the broad mandates Congress legitimately sets for it, which in the…

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