Tag: political

‘It’s not looking good’: Paid leave may be on chopping block in Democrats’ social-spending bill

Paid leave, a major part of Democrats’ wide-ranging social-spending bill, may be left on the cutting-room floor as the party’s moderates and progressives try to hammer out an agreement this week. President Joe Biden last week said the proposed program had been cut to four weeks in negotiations, from Democrats’ original idea of giving all […]

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My former mother-in-law took out a life-insurance policy on my eldest child. I’m enraged. Is that legal?

My former mother-in-law has a life-insurance policy on my 27-year-old daughter, her oldest granddaughter. Is that valid and legal? We all live in Georgia and have for years. I divorced my ex-husband 26 years ago. My current husband, of 24 years, took my oldest daughter in and accepted her 100% as his own from the […]

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Public-pension funding hits highest since 2007, powered by market returns

Public-pension funding surged in 2021 thanks to buoyant financial markets, taking funding levels to the highest in over a decade. As of June 30, 2021, the aggregate funded ratio of the 100 largest U.S. public pension plans is estimated at 85%, according to the 2021 Public Pension Funding Study from Milliman, an actuarial company, marking […]

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