Monday, December 31, 2012
New Year’s Eve Family Celebration
Kids may not always be able to stay up late to see it arrive but they still love to welcome the New Year! Ring in 2013 with the whole family at Phipps and participate in an early countdown at 8:45 p.m. - all before youngsters head off to bed.
Short of troops to fight in Iraq and Afghanistan a decade ago, the National Guard offered tens of thousands of soldiers bonuses of $15,000 or more to reenlist. The Pentagon now is demanding the money back, as investigations have found widespread fraud and mismanagement by National Guard officials under pressure to meet enlistment targets. But soldiers say the military is reneging on 10-year-old agreements and imposing severe financial hardship on veterans whose only mistake was to accept bonuses to reenlist.
Should Pennsylvania lift the ban and allow PennDot to produce ID acceptable to the Federal Real ID program?