Subsidized student loans could double by July 1 Pennsylvania students could be some of the hardest hit if Congress does not stop interest rates on subsidized student loans from doubling on July 1. If interest rates on Stafford loans rise from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent, about 370,000 students in Pennsylvania higher-education institutions could be out an average of $956 each year, according to data from the press office of U.S. Sen. Bob Casey ...
June 14, 2013 - Chambersburg Public Opinion
Ex-NY senator gets 5 years in prison in tax case NEW YORK (AP) — Brash former state Sen. Pedro Espada Jr., who ran a once-respected health care network, was sentenced Friday to five years in prison for looting the taxpayer-subsidized clinics to pay for children's pony rides and other extravagances.
June 14, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
Barack Obama in Washington Times We certainly believe that success should be rewarded,Mr. Obama said. "But what gets people upset -- and rightfully so -- are executives being rewarded for failure. Especially when those rewards are subsidized by US taxpayers."
John McCain in International Herald Tribune This subsidized (ethanol) program - paid for by taxpayer dollars - has contributed to pain at the cash register, at the dining room table, and a devastating food crisis throughout the world,said McCain, in a statement.