Ali Meyer Articles http://www.cnsnews.com/source/724855/feed en 1 in 3 on Disability Have Mental Disorder; 42.9% in D.C. http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/1-3-disability-have-mental-disorder-429-dc <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <p>(CNSNews.com) - One in three, or 35.2 percent, of people getting federal disability insurance benefits have been diagnosed with a mental disorder, according to the<a href="http://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/di_asr/2013/di_asr13.pdf "> latest data</a> from the Social Security Administration (SSA). <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/1-3-disability-have-mental-disorder-429-dc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> mental disorders mood disorders SSA disability benefits Washington National Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:54:30 +0000 sjones 880490 at http://www.cnsnews.com State Dept. Won’t Say Eradicating Afghan Opium Production Was a U.S. Goal http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/state-dept-won-t-say-eradicating-afghan-opium-production-was-us-goal <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-inserted-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/video/cnsnews/state-dept-we-have-put-great-deal-effort-helping-afghans-crack-down-narcotics">State Dept.: &#039;We Have Put a Great Deal of Effort into Helping the Afghans&#039; Crack Down on Narcotics</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/state-dept-won-t-say-eradicating-afghan-opium-production-was-us-goal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan inspector general opium opium production State Department International Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:19:23 +0000 terry 879277 at http://www.cnsnews.com Sen. Warren to Drug Companies: ‘You Didn’t Do It Alone…We Built Those Innovations Together’ http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/sen-warren-drug-companies-you-didn-t-do-it-alone-we-built-those-innovations <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-inserted-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/video/cnsnews/sen-warren-drug-companies-we-built-those-innovations-together">Sen. Warren to Drug Companies: &#039;We Built Those Innovations Together&#039;</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><div class="caption alignright" style="width: 240px;"><a href="/image/books-elizabeth-warren" title="Books-Elizabeth Warren"><img class="" src="/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/0b4a6f37c8bc419b9c34f70ce050b021.jpg" width="220" height="162" title="Books-Elizabeth Warren" alt="Books-Elizabeth Warren" style="margin: 10px; " /></a><p class="caption">Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.)(AP Photo/Cliff Owen, file)</p></div>(CNSNews.com) – Sen.</p> <p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/sen-warren-drug-companies-you-didn-t-do-it-alone-we-built-those-innovations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Drug Companies Elizabeth Warren Families USA Health Action Conference National Thu, 22 Jan 2015 20:39:52 +0000 melanie 878930 at http://www.cnsnews.com Rep. Huelskamp to House and Senate Leaders: ‘Do What You Promised’ http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/rep-huelskamp-house-and-senate-leaders-do-what-you-promised <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-inserted-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/video/cnsnews/house-republicans-senate-gop-do-what-you-promised-you-were-going-do">House Republicans to Senate GOP: &#039;Do What You Promised You Were Going To Do&#039;</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>(CNSNews.com) - At a Conversations With Conservatives event at the Capitol on Wednesday, Rep. Tim Huelskamp said House and Senate leaders should do what they promised to do.</p> <p>“What we’re looking for from the Senate and the House leadership and all of the above is simply -- it’s pretty simple,” said Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan.). “Just do what you promised you were going to do.”</p> <p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/rep-huelskamp-house-and-senate-leaders-do-what-you-promised" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conversations with Conservatives GOP House Senate Washington Wed, 21 Jan 2015 22:00:47 +0000 melanie 878499 at http://www.cnsnews.com Finance Chair Orrin Hatch: ‘I Doubt We’re Going to a Gas Tax’ http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/finance-chair-orrin-hatch-i-doubt-we-re-going-gas-tax <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-inserted-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/video/cnsnews/senate-committee-chair-i-doubt-were-going-gas-tax">Senate Committee Chair: &#039;I Doubt We&#039;re Going To a Gas Tax&#039;</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/finance-chair-orrin-hatch-i-doubt-we-re-going-gas-tax" target="_blank">read more</a></p> federal gasoline Hatch highway infrastructure Orrin tax Thune trust Utah Washington Wed, 21 Jan 2015 18:28:16 +0000 mchapman 878397 at http://www.cnsnews.com Sen. Mike Lee: Repeal Obamacare With 51-Vote Senate Majority http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/sen-mike-lee-repeal-obamacare-51-vote-senate-majority <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-inserted-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/video/cnsnews/use-reconciliation-repeal-obamacare-sen-lee-yes">Use Reconciliation to Repeal Obamacare? Sen. Lee &#039;Yes&#039;</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>(CNSNews.com) </strong>-- Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) said “yes,” he would use reconciliation to repeal the Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare, the signature legislation of President Barack Obama.</p> <p>[video:1]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/sen-mike-lee-repeal-obamacare-51-vote-senate-majority" target="_blank">read more</a></p> budget cruz health care Obamacare reconciliation Washington Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:09:56 +0000 mchapman 878061 at http://www.cnsnews.com Despite Decline in CPI, Food Index Increases in December http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/despite-decline-cpi-food-index-increases-december <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>(CNSNews.com)</strong> -- Despite a decline in the overall Consumer Price Index (CPI) in December, the food index increased and the price index for meats, poultry, fish and eggs hit a record high, according to <a href="http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/cpi.pdf">data released today</a> from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).</p><p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/despite-decline-cpi-food-index-increases-december" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bureau of Labor Statistics Consumer Price Index CPI eggs Fish food meat poultry Price National Fri, 16 Jan 2015 17:05:54 +0000 mchapman 876831 at http://www.cnsnews.com $739B: Tax Revenues for 1st Quarter of FY15 Hit Record; Gov’t Runs $176B Deficit http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/739b-tax-revenues-1st-quarter-fy15-hit-record-gov-t-runs-176b-deficit <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <div class="alignright" style="width: 220px;"><a href="/image/tax-revenues-0" title="tax revenues"><img src="/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/TaxRevenues1stQuarterFY2015_0.jpg" width="220" height="178" title="tax revenues" alt="tax revenues" /></a></div>(CNSNews.com) - Inflation-adjusted federal tax revenues hit a record $739,482,000,000 for the first quarter of fiscal year 2015, but the federal government still ran a $176,664,000,000 deficit during that time, according to the <a href="http://www.fiscal.treasury.go<p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/739b-tax-revenues-1st-quarter-fy15-hit-record-gov-t-runs-176b-deficit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> deficit Monthly Treasury Statement tax revenues National Wed, 14 Jan 2015 17:57:32 +0000 melanie 875950 at http://www.cnsnews.com 55% of Military Disapproves of How Obama Handles Job as Commander in Chief http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/55-military-disapproves-how-obama-handles-job-commander-chief <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <p><b>(CNSNews.com) </b>-- More than half, or 55 percent, of active-duty troops say they disapprove of the way President Barack Obama is handling his job as commander-in-chief, according to a <i><i><a href="http://www.militarytimes.com/story/military/2014/12/21/americas-military-a-conservative-militarys-cultural-evolution/18959975/?fullsite=true">Military Times</a></i></i> poll.</p> <p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/55-military-disapproves-how-obama-handles-job-commander-chief" target="_blank">read more</a></p> active approval duty military morale Obama troops National Tue, 13 Jan 2015 19:30:14 +0000 mchapman 875548 at http://www.cnsnews.com Food Stamp Beneficiaries Exceed 46,000,000 for 38 Straight Months http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/food-stamp-beneficiaries-exceed-46000000-38-straight-months <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <div class="caption alignright" style="width: 240px;"><a href="/image/food-stamps-10" title="food stamps"><img class="" src="/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/aaa2_1020.jpg" width="220" height="162" title="food stamps" alt="food stamps" style="margin: 10px; " /></a><p class="caption">(AP File Photo)</p></div> <p>(CNSNews.com) - The number of beneficiaries on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)—AKA food stamps--has topped 46,000,000 for 38th straight months, according to data released by the Department of Agriculture (USDA).&lt;</p><p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/food-stamp-beneficiaries-exceed-46000000-38-straight-months" target="_blank">read more</a></p> food stamps SNAP Washington Tue, 13 Jan 2015 14:24:31 +0000 terry 875424 at http://www.cnsnews.com Western States Dominate Nation's Top 10 for Deaths by Alcohol Poisoning http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/western-states-dominate-nations-top-10-deaths-alcohol-poisoning <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <p><div class="caption alignright" style="width: 240px;"><a href="/image/alcohol-binge" title="alcohol, binge"><img class="" src="/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/images_0.jpeg" width="220" height="165" title="alcohol, binge" alt="alcohol, binge" style="margin: 10px; " /></a><p class="caption">(AP Photo)</p></div></p> <p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/western-states-dominate-nations-top-10-deaths-alcohol-poisoning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alaska alcohol binge booze CDC drinking Poisoning National Mon, 12 Jan 2015 17:55:26 +0000 mchapman 875054 at http://www.cnsnews.com Record 55,807,000 Women Not In Labor Force; Participation Rate Matches 26-Year Low http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/record-55807000-women-not-labor-force-participation-rate-matches-26-year-low <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <pp_img type="node" title="female jobless" caption="A record 55,807,000 women 16 years and older did not participate in the labor force in December 2014.<p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/record-55807000-women-not-labor-force-participation-rate-matches-26-year-low" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BLS employment female participation rate jobs National Fri, 09 Jan 2015 14:24:02 +0000 sjones 874173 at http://www.cnsnews.com Labor Force Participation Matches 36-Year Low; 92,898,000 Out of Labor Force http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/labor-force-participation-matches-36-year-low-92898000-out-labor-force <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <p><div class="caption alignright" style="width: 240px;"><a href="/image/jobs-22" title="jobs"><img class="" src="/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/aaa2_1309.jpg" width="220" height="124" title="jobs" alt="jobs" style="margin: 10px; " /></a><p class="caption">U.S. job seekers line up. (AP File Photo)</p></div></p> <p>(CNSNews.com) - A record 92,898,000 Americans 16 and older did not participate in the labor force in December, as the labor force participation rate dropped to 62.7 percent.</p> <p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/labor-force-participation-matches-36-year-low-92898000-out-labor-force" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BLS participation rate unemployment rate National Fri, 09 Jan 2015 14:07:59 +0000 sjones 874171 at http://www.cnsnews.com Boehner Vows to Fight ‘Tooth and Nail’ Against Executive Amnesty He Funded http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/boehner-vows-fight-tooth-and-nail-against-executive-amnesty-he-funded <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-inserted-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/video/cnsnews/boehner-vows-fight-tooth-and-nail-against-obama-unilateral-amnesty-he-funded">Boehner Vows to Fight &#039;Tooth and Nail&#039; Against Obama Unilateral Amnesty He Funded</a> </div> </div> </div> <p class="MsoNormal"><span> </span></p> <p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/boehner-vows-fight-tooth-and-nail-against-executive-amnesty-he-funded" target="_blank">read more</a></p> amnesty executive amnesty illegal aliens John Boehner Washington Thu, 08 Jan 2015 18:27:08 +0000 terry 873821 at http://www.cnsnews.com Under Obama: 75% of Casualties in 13-Year Afghan War; 55 More in 2014 http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/under-obama-75-casualties-13-year-afghan-war-55-more-2014 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/under-obama-75-casualties-13-year-afghan-war-55-more-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan enduring freedom U.S. fatalities National Wed, 07 Jan 2015 22:49:11 +0000 pgoodenough 873525 at http://www.cnsnews.com Republican Commerce Committee Chair Won’t Rule Out Gas-Tax Hike http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/republican-commerce-committee-chair-won-t-rule-out-gas-tax-hike <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-inserted-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/video/cnsnews/sen-thune-gas-tax-increase-table">Sen. Thune: Gas Tax Increase on the Table</a> </div> </div> </div> <p class="MsoNormal"><b>(CNSNews.com)</b> -- Incoming Republican Senate Commerce Chairman John Thune (R-S.D.) will not rule out a gas-tax hike as a means to replenish the Highway Trust Fund, according to his press office and his own comments on Fox News.</p> <p class="MsoNormal">[video:1]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/republican-commerce-committee-chair-won-t-rule-out-gas-tax-hike" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chris Wallace Corker Fox gas gasoline highway oil Republican tax Thune transportation Washington Tue, 06 Jan 2015 18:06:18 +0000 mchapman 872945 at http://www.cnsnews.com Afghanistan Set Record for Growing Opium in 2014 http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/afghanistan-set-record-growing-opium-2014 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <div class="caption alignright" style="width: 240px;"><a href="/image/afghanistan-opium-farmers" title="Afghanistan Opium Farmers"><img class="" src="/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/OPIUM-AFGHAN-AP%20PHOTO_0.jpg" width="220" height="149" title="Afghanistan Opium Farmers" alt="Afghanistan Opium Farmers" style="margin: 10px; " /></a><p class="caption">Afhgan opium farmers working in a field in Jalalabad. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)</p></div> <p>(CNSNews.com) – After thirteen years of occupation by U.S.</p><p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/afghanistan-set-record-growing-opium-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghan War Afghanistan casualties opium International Tue, 06 Jan 2015 16:02:40 +0000 terry 872884 at http://www.cnsnews.com Washington’s Christmas Poem: ‘Assist Me to Sing the Morn, On Which the Saviour of Mankind Was Born’ http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/washington-s-christmas-poem-assist-me-sing-morn-which-saviour-mankind-was <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/washington-s-christmas-poem-assist-me-sing-morn-which-saviour-mankind-was" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Christianity George Washington Culture Wed, 24 Dec 2014 19:36:57 +0000 melanie 870078 at http://www.cnsnews.com House Oversight Report: IRS Agent Calls Conservative Group 'Icky' http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/house-oversight-report-irs-agent-calls-conservative-group-icky <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <p><div class="caption alignright" style="width: 240px;"><a href="/image/lois-lerner-3" title="Lois Lerner"><img class="" src="/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/LOIS%20LERNER-AP%20PHOTO-CROP.jpg" width="220" height="165" title="Lois Lerner" alt="Lois Lerner" style="margin: 10px; " /></a><p class="caption">Lois Lerner, who served as director of the IRS Exempt Organizations Division. (AP Photo)</p></div></p> <p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/house-oversight-report-irs-agent-calls-conservative-group-icky" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Darrell Issa House Oversight report IRS Lois Lerner Washington Tue, 23 Dec 2014 19:53:15 +0000 melanie 869792 at http://www.cnsnews.com 114 Police Killed on Duty in 2014; 46 Were Shot to Death http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/114-police-killed-duty-2014-46-were-shot-death <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <p><b> </b></p> <p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/114-police-killed-duty-2014-46-were-shot-death" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2014 assault death fatalities police National Mon, 22 Dec 2014 21:56:55 +0000 mchapman 869492 at http://www.cnsnews.com New EPA Regs Issued Under Obama Are 43 Times as Long as Bible http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/new-epa-regs-issued-under-obama-are-43-times-long-bible <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <p><b>(CNSNews.com)</b> -- Since President Barack Obama took office on Jan. 20, 2009, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued 3,120 new final regulations, equaling 27,854 pages in the Federal Register, totaling approximately 27,854,000 words.</p> <p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/new-epa-regs-issued-under-obama-are-43-times-long-bible" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bible big government bureaucracy Constitution Declaration of Independence EPA regulations Washington Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:41:54 +0000 mchapman 869377 at http://www.cnsnews.com Obama's Flight Expenses Alone Over $1.1 Million for CA Fundraising in October http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/obamas-flight-expenses-alone-over-11-million-ca-fundraising-october <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>(CNSNews.com)</strong> -- President Barack Obama’s fundraising trips in October to cities in California cost taxpayers a total of $1,176,120.90 in flight expenses alone, according to records obtained from the U.S.</p> <p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/obamas-flight-expenses-alone-over-11-million-ca-fundraising-october" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Air Force airplane California fundraiser Obama paltrow National Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:19:30 +0000 mchapman 868200 at http://www.cnsnews.com $4.20 Per Pound: Price of Ground Beef Climbs to Another Record http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/420-pound-price-ground-beef-climbs-another-record <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <p>(CNSNews.com) – The average price of a pound of ground beef climbed to another record high -- $4.201 per pound -- in the United States in November, according to data released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/420-pound-price-ground-beef-climbs-another-record" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BLS grocery prices ground beef price National Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:24:19 +0000 sjones 867713 at http://www.cnsnews.com 1 in 5 Millennials Live in Poverty, Census Bureau Says http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/1-5-millennials-live-poverty-census-bureau-says <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <div class="alignright" style="width: 220px;"><a href="/image/millenial-poverty" title="Millenial poverty"><img src="/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/MillennialPoverty.jpg" width="220" height="170" title="Millenial poverty" alt="Millenial poverty" /></a></div>(CNSNews.com) - One in five young adults – ages 18 to 34 years old – live in poverty, according to <a href="http://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2014/cb14-219.html">data</a> from the U.S.<p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/1-5-millennials-live-poverty-census-bureau-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Census Bureau employment millenials Poverty National Mon, 15 Dec 2014 18:09:25 +0000 melanie 866991 at http://www.cnsnews.com Rep. Gardner ‘Yes Vote’ on Omnibus: ‘Makes Significant Changes’ http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/rep-gardner-yes-vote-omnibus-makes-significant-changes <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <pp_img type="node" title="Senate Colorado Gardner Ad" caption="FILE - In this March 1, 2014 file photo, Rep. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., officially announces his candidacy for the U.S. Senate at Denver Lumber Company in Denver. Gardner will run against Democratic Sen. Mark Udall. Rep. Gardner on Tuesday, Sept.<p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/rep-gardner-yes-vote-omnibus-makes-significant-changes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Colorado Cory Gardner Obamacare Omnibus Appropriations bill Washington Fri, 12 Dec 2014 21:18:36 +0000 melanie 866350 at http://www.cnsnews.com