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Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 9/25/2013 at 7:56AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Wednesday: Clear. High of 73. Winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph. Wednesday night: Overcast in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 55. Winds less than 5 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Moving Screening at Laughing Devil Comedy Club Long Island City’s Laughing Devil Comedy Club invites you to grab a bite, toss back a [...]

Op-Ed: Small biz are engines that drive the economy
News Queens Courier Staff 2/05/2013 at 9:22AM

BY CITY COUNCILMEMBER DAN HALLORAN It has never been easy to run a business in New York City, one of the most taxed and regulated places on the face of the earth. Here in Queens, where small business is the backbone of the economy, this is going to be, to put it mildly, a challenging [...]

The Elder Law Minute: How Will The Election Results Affect Seniors?
Business Ron Fatoullah 12/23/2012 at 12:48PM

By Ronald A. Fatoullah, Esq. and Yan Lian Kuang-Maoga, Esq. Now that President Barack Obama has won a second term, what does it mean for seniors? What impact, if any, are seniors to expect with regard to long-term care costs and estate taxes? The good news is that his re-election means Medicare and Medicaid as [...]

To your health
Editorial Billy Rennison 7/12/2012 at 12:15PM

It’s like the 1960s all over again. As the United States Supreme Court upheld parts of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA), it harkened back to June of 1965, when the country — and our bipartisan elected officials — were divided over Medicare. With a Cold War mentality, many feared that Medicare meant socialism — [...]

Affordable Care Act: What it means for immigrants
Health Liam La Guerre 7/11/2012 at 10:55AM

When Sunnyside resident Blanca Palomeque had ovarian cancer two years ago she didn’t have full health insurance to cover her treatment. She enrolled in the Medicaid Spenddown program, but it only provided her with six months of assistance and she was forced to pay $15 out of pocket for each visit to Elmhurst Hospital and [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 6/28/2012 at 11:21AM

Supreme Court upholds Obamacare The Supreme Court upheld President Obama’s historic health care law Thursday – a defining moment in the 2012 race for the White House. The stunning ruling – unexpected from a Court led by conservatives – was a huge victory for Obama, who staked much of his term on passing the national [...]

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