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  • All aboard? Paul Ryan supports Marco Rubioís immigration reform outline

    01/14/2013 5:57:42 PM PST · by Theoria · 34 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 14 Jan 2013 | Chris Moody
    Former vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan says he supports "the principles" of an immigration reform proposal from Republican Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, a sign that the party may be coalescing around its own plan to overhaul the nation's laws."Senator Rubio is exactly right on the need to fix our broken immigration system," the congressman wrote on his Facebook page on Monday, with a link to a Wall Street Journal article that includes Rubio's key immigration goals. "I support the principles heís outlined: modernization of our immigration laws; stronger security to curb illegal immigration; and respect for the rule of law...
  • Childhood Poverty Comes at Great Cost to U.S. Economy

    01/26/2007 10:12:43 AM PST · by Diana in Wisconsin · 74 replies · 1,028+ views
    International Herald Tribune ^ | January 25, 2007 | Erik Eckholm
    WASHINGTON: Children who grow up poor in the United States cost the economy $500 billion a year because they are less productive, earn less money, commit more crimes and have more health-related expenses, according to a new study. "The high cost of childhood poverty to the U.S. suggests that investing significant resources in poverty reduction might be more cost effective than we thought," said Harry Holzer, an economist at Georgetown University and the Urban Institute and one of the four authors of the report. Holzer was one of several poverty experts who testified Wednesday to the House Ways and Means...