As the nation celebrates AmeriCorps and its 20 years of invaluable community service, we must urge our leaders to keep national service a priority and a key item on our policy agenda.
The latest House Republican budget is an assault on seniors—from the health care and prescription drugs they need to stay healthy, to the care they need in their twilight years, to the very meals they eat.
Here are three facts about clean energy that you would never know from reading Rep. Paul Ryan’s latest budget proposal.
Issue Brief The new House Republican budget proposes steep cuts in both public and private investment.
The latest House Republican budget resolution’s treatment of Medicare will result in higher annual premiums for seniors and increasingly unaffordable health care costs in retirement.
Clearly, with their latest budget plan, House Republicans fail to understand that simply restating bad ideas doesn’t make them any better.
Despite overblown claims of balancing the budget in 10 years, Rep. Ryan’s budget in actuality increases the deficit and debt.
The American people have soundly rejected the elements central to Rep. Paul Ryan’s latest House GOP budget, yet he insists on trotting out the same stale ideas.
Rep. Paul Ryan’s FY 2014 budget apparently retains 100 years of tax breaks for Big Oil and gives them new ones from the Romney budget plan.
Most of the projected massive run up in debt over the next quarter century is actually driven by the assumption that future Congresses will enact huge new deficit-increasing tax cuts and spending hikes, not by the growth in entitlement spending.
Slashing funding for some of our nation's most important social programs in order to preserve certain tax breaks for the wealthy is both drastic and unnecessary.
Under the sequester, Title X could be cut by $15 million, which would significantly impact critical family-planning and reproductive-health services for women nationwide.
Deep domestic spending cuts under sequestration coupled with the stalled reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act will make a bad situation worse for poor victims of domestic violence and their families.
Low-income women and women of color would be hit hardest if sequestration takes effect on Friday.
Fiscal contraction will end up costing GDP $287 billion in 2013 if Congress allows the sequester to go through next week.