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  • Some community college grads earn more than four-year school grads
    May 13, 2014
    In a study from Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce, it reports nearly 30% of associate's degree holders, make more than those with bachelor's degrees.
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  • O'Malley creates task force on retirement security
    May 12, 2014
    O’Malley on Monday announced that former Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend will chair the task force. Townsend is the managing director at Rock Creek Group, an investment firm, and founder of the Center for Retirement Initiatives at Georgetown University.
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  • D. C. insurers may sue to block tax requiring them to pay for city's health exchange
    May 12, 2014
    Mila Kofman, executive director of DC Health Link, told Kaiser Health News that companies opposing the tax have threatened legal action and are worried other states might follow D.C.’s lead with the funding strategy.
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  • The Democrats' strategic ambiguity
    May 11, 2014
    Some of the party’s candidates actively praise the Affordable Care Act, but others talk more about how they would fix it. Most Democrats hailed this month’s excellent jobs numbers, but much of their message this year stresses a squeezed middle class and the problems of stagnating wages and economic inequality. “You’ve never had it so good” is not in their talking points.
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  • Program to help students graduate
    May 9, 2014
    America's employers are facing a rising shortage of employees trained in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields, according to a study by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.
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