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entitlement

1. A right or benefit.
2. A form of compensation granted to an individual because of a special status under the law (e.g., an entitlement to health insurance under the Medicare program).
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Current Discovery Institute projects explore the fields of technology, science and culture, reform of the law, national defense, the environment and the economy, the future of democratic institutions, transportation, religion and public life, government entitlement spending, and foreign affairs.
Unless people are encouraged to plan for their future needs, soaring costs and increasing demand for long-term care services could deplete personal savings and exhaust government entitlement programs.
Unless people are encouraged to plan for their future needs, soaring costs and rising demand for long-term care services could deplete personal savings and exhaust government entitlement programs.
EBT is the automation of government entitlement programs delivering Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) and food stamps.
In place of printing and issuing checks and other financial instruments, some beneficiaries of government entitlement programs receive a debit style card (a "QUEST Card"), which operates in the same manner as an ATM or debit card.
Their performance and popular support has allowed them to withstand ideologically-driven attacks on their continuance as government entitlements.
The most common responses are that their party supports spending too much/increasing the deficit (10%), poor leadership (6%), and putting too much emphasis on government entitlements (6%).
But because Americans (according to the Ryan vision) purportedly need to cure themselves of their addiction to government entitlements, the budget contains cuts to a category known as "nondiscretionary spending.
These critical behavioral metrics will become more and more important to countries and cities as they are forced to make drastic cuts in government jobs as well as other government entitlements.
The day of government entitlements, services, and job cuts is coming.
The memorandum envisages execution of DBT and electronic benefit transfer (EBT) scheme for transfer of government entitlements under a range of central sector/centrally supported schemes, directly into the recipients' accounts.
They also don't want to approve cuts on defense spending and would like to see more cuts on government entitlements.

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