News tagged with government plan

Australia shark attacks spark kill orders

Sharks that stray too close to beaches on Australia's west coast will be caught and killed under a new government plan in response to an unprecedented spate of fatalities.

Sep 27, 2012
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Poaching puts pressure on Malayan tiger

A Malaysian government plan to double its population of endangered Malayan tigers to 1,000 through tighter protection is under threat due to persistent poaching, a conservation group warned Tuesday.

May 15, 2012
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Empowered citizens or hopeful bystanders?

The new political appetite for 'localism' in town planning has triggered anxiety within local communities and amongst those charged with making it work, according to new research funded by the Economic and Social Research ...

Mar 19, 2012
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Senate panel OKs middle-of-the-road health plan

(AP) -- With support from a lone Republican, a key Senate committee Tuesday approved a middle-of-the-road health care plan that moves President Barack Obama's goal of wider and affordable coverage a giant ...

Oct 13, 2009
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Senate's 10-year health fix would cost $856B

(AP) -- Sen. Max Baucus on Wednesday released the much-awaited Finance Committee version of an American health-system remake - a landmark $856 billion, 10-year measure that starts a rough ride through Congress ...

Sep 16, 2009
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Proposal would require all to have health coverage

(AP) -- House Democrats are crafting a plan that would require all Americans to carry health insurance and would help families making less than $88,000 pay the premiums. Employers, too, would have to help foot the bill.

May 14, 2009
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Sources: Senators weigh 3 government health plans

(AP) -- Senators are considering three different designs for a new government health insurance plan that middle-income Americans could buy into for the first time, congressional officials said Friday. Officials ...

May 09, 2009
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