Memorial Day Remarks: Obama Delivers Speech At Arlington National Cemetery (FULL TEXT) President Barack Obama honored fallen troops Monday at Arlington National Cemetery, laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and delivering remarks on Memorial Day. Below is the full transcript of Obama's speech: Thank you. (Applause. 05/28/2013 - 4:36 am | View Link
President Obama to Visit Arlington Cemetery this Memorial Day President Obama is to visit the Arlington cemetery this Memorial Day to pay his tribute to our fallen military heroes ... This annual pre-Memorial Day event honors the military veterans and troops currently in active service. Former Secretary of State ... 05/27/2013 - 1:27 am | View Link
Tears for the fallen: America remembers its military heroes as President leads nation in poignant Memorial Day ceremonies President Barack Obama today paid tribute to the nation's fallen warriors during ... War at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Mr Obama said during the Arlington service that 'for the first time in nine years our troops are not fighting and dying ... 05/29/2012 - 2:26 am | View Link
Obama pays tribute to fallen troops at ceremonies on at Arlington National Cemetery President Barack Obama paid tribute ... sending troops into harm’s way was “the most wrenching decision that I have to make. And I can promise you I will never do so unless it’s absolutely necessary.” Later, at the Vietnam War Memorial, Obama ... 05/28/2012 - 6:05 am | View Link
After rain-out, Obama delivers speech back home President Barack Obama said Monday that the meaning of Memorial ... to dozens of troops at Andrews Air Force Base outside Washington after his Land of Lincoln tribute in Illinois was washed out by a storm, said the nation's fallen heroes had ... 05/31/2010 - 4:13 pm | View Link
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2013 Feb. 7: One-year delay, until 2015, for the start of a Basic Health Program, under which states may hire private health plans to insure some lower-income residents who do not qualify for Medicaid. April 2: One-year delay, until 2015, for requirement that small-business insurance marketplaces, known as SHOPs, must offer a choice of at least two health plans.
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A majority of small business owners want to see the minimum wage raised to $10.10 an hour and then tied to inflation, according to a new poll conducted by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner for Small Business Majority. Not only did 57 percent of small business owners say they think the minimum wage should be raised, but 61 percent of those in the typically low-wage retail and restaurant industries agreed.
Aside from basic morality, these business owners have good reasons for supporting a minimum wage increase:
More than half of small business owners (52%) agree with this statement: “Increasing the minimum wage would be good for small businesses.
Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour would cut food stamp spending by $4.6 billion a year, according to a new report from the Center for American Progress:
According to the finding in this report a 10 percent increase in the minimum wage reduces SNAP enrollment by between 2.4 percent and 3.2 percent and reduces program expenditures by an estimated 1.9 percent.