Monthly Archive: March 2013

Mar 30 2013

The plan to turn Medicare into 'We Don't Care'

Apparently, Rep. Paul Ryan missed the outcome of last November’s presidential election. Oh, wait — wasn’t he on the ballot in that election as Mitt Romney’s running mate? Well, yes, but less than five months later, the Wisconsin Republican seems to have forgotten that he and the Mittster were soundly rejected. Maybe the trauma of …

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Mar 29 2013

Refusing to forgive has a boomerang effect

I recently heard a person say, “I will never forgive him for what he did!“ All too often, people who are hurt or offended do not believe the offending person deserves forgiveness. Many people believe such a declaration to be profound, valiant or courageous. Refusing to forgive another is often used to underscore the disdain …

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Mar 28 2013

Good Shepherd Health System breaks ground

Breaking ground on Good Shepherd’s new outpatient and emergency center Shepherd Health System officials recently broke ground on Good Shepherd’s new outpatient and emergency center, located in North Longview on Hawkins Parkway adjacent to the Institute for Healthy Living. The 74,000 square-foot outpatient and emergency center will house a variety of specialties including outpatient imaging …

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Mar 28 2013

Longview talks Medicaid: Forum to discuss expansion, improved healthcare, economic benefit for Texas

Local members of Organizing for Action have scheduled an April 2 public forum in Longview to discuss the benefits of the Medicaid expansion that is part of the Affordable Care Act. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 2500 McCann. Carl Walters II, CEO of WellnessPointe; Kim Nesvig, Interim Executive Director …

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Mar 27 2013

Texas A&M Student Senate Introduces SB 65-70: Call to Action to STOP Institutionalized Discrimination

On Wednesday evening, March 20th, a member of the Texas A&M University Student Senate introduced S.B. 65-70: The GLBT Funding Opt-Out Bill. This bill proposes “allowing students who object, for religious purposes, to the use of their student fees and tuition to fund this center to opt out of paying an amount equal to their …

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Mar 27 2013

Forward Thinking Tax Policy: Give Texas a Competitive Tech Edge

When businesses look to Texas, they see a leader among the states economically. Our job creation and business-friendly climate is legendary. Other states yearn for the Texas advantage, but in many cases, twenty states plus the District of Columbia, our competition is well ahead of the game when it comes to attracting the engine of …

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Mar 27 2013

Keep Texas Beautiful accepting apps

Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB) is now accepting applications for the 2013 Keep Texas Beautiful Youth and Educator Awards. The award program honors extraordinary students, educators and volunteers working to improve and beautify their communities. Awards are given in a number of categories to elementary through college-level youth, as well as educators and youth organizers. The …

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