Join Free! | Login    
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!


Featured Authors:  David Hearne, iShelley Costello, iJ. Allen Wilson, iDave Brooks, iKarl Morgan, iDoug Boren, iBrainard Braimah, i

  Home > History > News

Bridget's Blog

· + Follow Me
· Contact Me
· Articles
· News
· Stories
· 6 Titles
· 14 Reviews
· Share with Friends!
Member Since: Oct, 2007

Bridget's Blog, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.

Featured Book
Bad to the Bone
by Gwen Madoc

Swansea 1899 on the eve of the turn of the century. Kate has it all. She is eighteen, beautiful and rich and is in love with handsome eligible bachelor Mansel Jenkins. He..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Share Save       

New Jersey's Financial Crisis!
Saturday, November 28, 2009  11:03:00 AM

by Bridget's Blog

How did we grow this financial mess?

How did we grow this financial mess?

To start off, we're not the only ones! The last I looked 85% of the United States are unable to make ends meet.  That translates to 44 states out of 50 are in the red!

I received my tax bill from the county last month. I was shocked to read that health care costs, for town & county employees, worked out to 57% of the tax revenue for 2010! 

During the early 1990's, Hillary Clinton started working on improving our health care system.  However, our wonderful insurance industry didn't like what they were reading & hearing. So they increased our costs by almost double.

The states sponsor those without insurance.  The monies come out of the general fund. Everyone should be required to have health insurance. Extra state expenses will drop when everyone is covered. Indvidual insurance costs will also decrease.  Right now, they're ridiculously high!

My insurance plan from early 1994 had a cost of $350/month.  Within 7 years that had jumped to $1,700 per month. It's probably double that now! And it doesn't provide the same amount of coverage.  I have to buy a separate vison & dental plan.

Nearly 20 years later, the discussion has been opened again. The insurance companies are increasing their base prices as well... So when the new laws come into play, any negotiation will start with a higher price point.

Senator Joe Leiberman from Connecticut had it right about managing a free-market economy. We should regulate and litigate those who won't follow the laws or take unfair advantage.

Is there a way where the states can buy into the federal plan?  I mean the plan which applies to congressmen, senators, their staff and other federal government employees?



 More News about Bridget's Blog
Interconnectedness & Forgiveness! - 11/28/2009 9:37:00 AM

Iodine for better health!!! - 11/22/2008 4:40:00 PM

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us

Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.