Budget cuts reduce the investments that lawmakers should be making to strengthen the middle class and undermine vital government functions that promote fair treatment for all Americans.
In supporting the current workforce and preparing tomorrow’s workforce for success, the proposal would help secure America’s economic future.
If advocates for voting rights want a level playing field in state courts, they must push for reforms to judicial selection.
Parametric risk insurance—insurance policies that use environmental measurements to trigger an immediate payout—can play a key role in reducing the risks of climate change in developing countries.
Key reforms to the CTC could enable it to better serve the group who needs it most: new Millennial parents.
The partnership between the federal government and renewable energy developers has contributed to the nation’s twentyfold increase in solar generation and threefold increase in wind generation since 2009.
While success in school is dependent upon many factors, being present each and every day is critical, particularly for low-income students and students of color, who face a variety of educational barriers.
Seventy percent of 16- to 24-year-olds and 41 percent of 25- to 34-year-olds with full-time salaries in exempt roles earned less than the proposed threshold of $50,440 in 2013
Author Myriam Alexander-Kearns discusses the greatest threat to grid reliability: climate change.
Arctic and global warming are leading the world closer to rapidly approaching tipping points that will narrow cost-effective climate solutions, adding to an expanding list of regrets.
People are 60 percent more likely to be displaced by a weather-related disaster today than they were in the 1970s.
Deporting all unauthorized immigrants would shrink the labor force by 6.4 percent over two decades.
The outdated laws and regulations governing energy and natural resource extraction on U.S. public lands provide few protections for the fiscal interests of U.S. taxpayers.
Patience and faithful implementation of the standards will pay dividends.
Given that research has shown that boosting poor children’s family income early in life has long-term effects on education, health, and earnings, an expanded tax credit also would likely have positive effects on children’s long-term economic mobility.