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Principles and Reforms for a Citizen Service Act Fostering a Cultu...

By: President George W. Bush

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Executive Summary: With conservatively estimated annual direct costs of $180 billion, or 1.8 percent of GDP, the United States tort system is the most expensive in the world, more than double the average cost of other industrialized nations. Whereas an efficient tort system has a potentially important role to play in ensuring that firms have proper incentives to produce safe products, poorly designed policies can mistakenly impose excessive costs on society through forgo...

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Read the Label First!

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Excerpt: Many household products such as cleaners and pesticides could harm children, pets or the environment if not used and stored correctly. Simply reading a product?s label will help you keep your family, pets, and community safe. Reading the label can even save you money.

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Quick Facts about Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage and Protecti...

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Excerpt: Protect Yourself from Identity Theft and Fraud Identity theft is a serious crime that happens when someone uses your personal information without your consent to commit fraud or other crimes. Your personal information can include your name; Social Security, Medicare, bank account, or credit card numbers. Medicare is working hard to protect you from identity theft. To help protect yourself when dealing with plans and others about Medicare prescription drug covera...

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Questions, Anyone

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Excerpt: Find your birth certificate. Buy surplus government property. Send a Presidential birthday greeting. Contact your representative in Congress. Get a flag hmn the Capitol. Protect your privacy. Buy a Treasury note. See about an FHA mortgage. Enlist in the military. Check on safa travel abroad. Start a small business. Get info on immigration laws. File for Social Security. Reserve a campsite. Check postage rates. Bqr Sawings Bonds. Find military personnel. Find a F...

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Questions, Anyone

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Excerpt: Get the answers you can trust from the federal consumer information center.

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Questions, Anyone

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Excerpt: Get answers you can trust about federal government programs, benefits and services from the Federal Consumer Information Center.

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Questions, Anyone

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Excerpt: Get answers you can trust about federal government programs benefits and services from the federal consumer information center.

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Questions, Anyone

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Excerpt: Get answers about federal government programs, benefits, and services from the Federal Consumer Information Center.

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Questions, Anyone

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Excerpt: Get answers about federal government programs, benefits and services from the federal consumer information center.

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Questions, Anyone

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Excerpt: Get the answers you can trust about government programs, benefits, and services from the Federal Consumer Information Center.

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Questions, Anyone

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Excerpt: Get answers about federal government programs, benefits, and services from the Federal Consumer Information Center. We'll answer your questions directly or get you to the person who can.

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Questions, Anyone

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Excerpt: Get answers about federal government programs, benefits, and services from the federal consumer information center. We'll answer your question directly or get you to the person who can.

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Questions to Ask When Choosing a Financial Planner

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Excerpt: The questions in this brochure will help you interview and evaluate several financial planners to find the one that?s right for you. You will want to select a competent, qualified professional with whom you feel comfortable, one whose business style suits your financial planning needs. An interview checklist has been included for your convenience.

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Qs & as for Small Business Employers

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Excerpt: What is SBREFA? In 1996, the Congress passed the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act, or SBREFA, to help small businesses. Under SBREFA, OSHA must Produce Small Entity Compliance Guides for some rules Be responsive to small business inquiries about compliance with regulations Submit final rules to the Congress for review Have a penalty reduction policy for small businesses Involve small businesses in the development of some proposed rules through ...

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Pwoteksyon Federal Kont Diskriminasyon Poutet Peyi Kote Moun Soti

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Excerpt: Esplikasyon Prelimine; Lwa federal yo defann R diskriminasyon kont yon moun pout& peyi li soti, ras li, koule 1, relijyon 1, oswa pout& li enfm, pout& li se gason oswa fi, epi dapre si 1 marye oswa pa marye. Dapre lwa ki defann f& diskriminasyon pout& peyi yon moun soti yo, li ilegal pou f& diskriminasyon pout& kote yon moun fit, pout& moun ki zanset li, pout& kilti li, oswa poutet lang li pale. Sa vle di yo pa kapab refm yon moun menm opbtinite ak tout lbt moun...

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Putting Your Home on the Loan Line Is Risky Business

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Excerpt: Think about Your Options; If you?re having money problems, consider these options before you put your home on the loan line. Talk with your creditors or with representatives of non-profi t or other reputable credit or budget counseling organizations to work out a plan that reduces your bill payments to a more manageable level. Contact your local social service agency, community or religious groups, and local or state housing agencies. They may have programs that...

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Pruebas de Papanicolaou

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Excerpt: ?Que es una prueba de Papanicolaou? Una prueba de Papanicolaou (prueba Pap) examina los cambios en las celulas del cuello del utero. El cuello es la parte inferior del utero que se desemboca en la vagina. La prueba puede detectar celulas cancerosas o celulas que pueden volverse cancerosas. ?Cuando debe una mujer empezar a hacerse pruebas de Papanicolaou? Todas las mujeres deben empezar a hacer pruebas de Papanicolaou aproximadamente tres anos despues de tener su...

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Protections Federales Contre la Discrimination Liee a L'Origine Na...

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Introduction: Les lois federales interdisent la discrimination lide P la nationalite d'origine, la race, la couleur, la religion, I'incapacitad, le sexe et le statut familial d'un individu. Les lois qui interdisent la discrimination lide A la nationalit6 d'origine font qu'il est illtgal de discriminer sur la base du lieu de naissance, de l'ascendance, de la culture ou de la langue. Ceci signifie que des individus ne peuvent pas se voir refuser l'dgalitt des chances parce...

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Protecting Yourself from Overdraft and Bounced-Check Fees

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Excerpt: What do you need to know about courtesy overdraft-protection, or bounce coverage, plans? Avoid using these plans as short-term loans?they are costly forms of credit. If you overdraw your account, get money back into your account as soon as possible. Remember that you need to put enough money back into your account to cover both the amount of your overdraft and any bank fees. Even if you have one of these plans, there is no guarantee that your bank will cover you...

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Protect Your Memories

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Excerpt: Are You Moving? Protect Yourself From Moving Fraud More than 40 million Americans move each year for personal reasons and career opportunities. It?s a significant event in anyone?s life. Your money, your memories are at It can also be stressful, even under the best of circumstances. Know how to avoid one of the most stressful situations that can arise; protect yourself from dishonest, ?rogue? movers. Most moving companies are legitimate businesses that do qualit...

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