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Breaking News: Lodge Lightning Complex Friday Fire Update (Final)

The KZYX Incident Update for Friday, August 22, 2014 10:00AM

Status:

The fire status has not been updated by Cal Fire since Wednesday evening. It appears that there will be no additional updates until/unless there is a significant change in the status. KZYX will monitor Cal Fire and other fire, police, and safety sources and advise if needed.

Incident Update Wednesday, August 20, 2014 6:30PM

The Essentials: Fire Information Line: (626) 622-7927 • Acres:  12,535 • Containment:  95% • Injuries:  15 •Structures Threatened: none • Fire Engines: 5 • Fire Crews: 8 • Bulldozers: 9 • Helicopters: 1 • Water Tenders: 11 • Total Personnel: 366 • www.fire.ca.gov

Current Situation: Crews continue mopping up and looking for hot spots within the contingency lines; steep terrain is making access difficult. Interior portions of the fire will continue to burn and produce smoke for an extended period of time in the Ukiah Valley; this may create possible health issues. Fire resources will continue suppression repair efforts throughout the fire area. Resources continue to be released from the fire to other incidents or back to their home units.

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SOCIAL SECURITY AND CUTS IN THE PRESIDENT'S BUDGET ON KZYX

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All About the Money airs from 9 am to 10 pm on alternate Fridays and is hosted by John Sakowicz.
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SOCIAL SECURITY AND CUTS IN THE PRESIDENT'S BUDGET ON KZYX


"All About Money" returns to KZYX on Friday, April 19, at 9 am, with guest Ellen Shaffer, co-director at the Center for Policy Analysis. We will continue the conversation we started on our last show (April 5) with guest Max Richtman, president of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare.


 
 
Shaffer is co-director at the Center for Policy Analysis. She recently stated: "President Obama has announced that he will propose a budget plan on April 10 that would cut Social Security benefits and increase Medicare deductibles.


"Congress and the President must protect these lifelines for seniors, people with disabilities. These cuts would be especially harmful to the health of women, who live longer but have lower incomes. The "chained CPI"  would cut payments to women in their 80s by the cost of three months of groceries a year. Additionally, women of color, who already experience a host of health disparities and difficulties in accessing critical health services would be disproportionately impacted by any erosion of Medicare or Medicaid.  Such cuts would force women ages 65-67 to neglect needed health care, worsening chronic conditions throughout their lives.  Reduced income support would force many elderly women without family or friends as caregivers to spend down to qualify for Medicaid, and experience medically unnecessary confinement in nursing homes as a result.


"Social Security has absolutely nothing to do with causing the deficit, so cutting it won't help to reduce the deficit. The Social Security Trust Fund is entirely solvent through 2038, requiring only minor tweaks in the interim to extend into the future.  Medicare and Medicaid are affected by health care cost increases, but cutting benefits will not solve those problems.


"On Nov. 6, women and communities of color gave the margin of victory to a President and members of Congress who promised to fight for higher taxes on the wealthy, for more public investment and for careful cuts in spending, while revitalizing the economy. It is unconscionable to ask those who are barely making it to be squeezed even tighter at a time when corporations and the wealthiest 2% are not paying their fair share of taxes, despite soaring profits."
 
 




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All About the Money airs from 9 am to 10 pm on alternate Fridays and is hosted by John Sakowicz.

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