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WSU professor joins social insurance advisory group

By Lorraine Nelson, WSU Spokane SPOKANE, Wash. – Jae Kennedy, a professor of health policy and administration at Washington State University Spokane, has accepted membership into the National Academy of Social Insurance. It contributes research and expertise to the policymaking process for Social Security, Medicare, unemployment insurance, disability insurance, worker’s compensation and other social insurance […]

Retiree tax benefit can help WSU too

New tax legislation allows — for a limited time — a way to make gifts to the WSU Foundation and other charities using individual retirement accounts (IRAs) without negative tax consequences.   Similar to previous legislation called the Pension Protection Act of 2006, the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 allows distributions up to $100,000 […]