A bipartisan group of House lawmakers told reporters today they have a plan to address the so-called “fiscal cliff,” but said that they won’t release details about it until after the November 6 elections.
Leading House Democrats called on their Republican counterparts in the House to support President Obama’s plan to end the Bush tax cuts for those earning $250,000 or more per year.
The mature and established ethanol industry continues to be supported by the government despite, as one cattleman claims, it being a mature industry. The propping up of corn prices has been a long standing issue with end users of corn crop such as cattle ranchers. However, with America’s bread basket facing one of the worst droughts in 50 years the impact of corn and feed prices on cattle and poultry producers have new found importance.
Recent advancements in HIV/AIDS research this last year has brought the world closer to a cure, brought testing into the privacy of someone’s home, and further reduced the chances of transmitting HIV.
According to Dan Tietz, Executive Director of AIDS Community Research Initiatives of America, the administration should be applauded for its efforts to combat AIDS.
Policymakers are currently divided over a national anti-prostitution pledge.
In a speech kicking off a session on Women’s leadership in the AIDS epidemic on Thursday at the 2012 International AIDS Conference, Former First Lady Laura Bush brought into the spotlight the efforts of her daughters and explained the importance of the Bush Foundation’s latest project: The Pink Ribbon- Red Ribbon Initiative.
“If you zeroed out foreign aid it would do nothing for the debt,” said the Florida Republican.
Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) dropped by the 2012 International AIDS Conference on Wednesday, discussing Congress’ role in the global AIDS epidemic.
Tuesday is Women’s Day at the 2012 International AIDS Conference, and AIDS experts assert that an AIDS free generation will not be achieved without including women as a key ingredient in a comprehensive recipe to attack the complex issues that face women, children, young girls, and the communities in which they live.