The climate crisis may have serious implications for agricultural finance.
Repealing the ACA Would Put Millions at Risk While Giving Big Tax Cuts to the Very Wealthy
Capital Gains Tax Preference Should Be Ended, Not Expanded
Foreign Investors Were Big Winners From Trump’s Tax Law
Only a National Strategy To Combat COVID-19 Can Ensure a Full Economic Recovery
The Path to Rural Resilience in America
With a new administration entering office and Americans desperate for action, the government needs a national plan for renewal focused on rewiring the economy, rebuilding the safety net, and reconnecting America to the world.
Federal legislation must focus on job quality to reduce gaps in education and lead to good jobs.
A summary of key policy changes and funding in the fiscal year 2021 omnibus budget and coronavirus relief package.
Policymakers can use prevailing wages to set strong compensation rates across industries and occupations, benefitting workers and taxpayers alike.
The diversity and complexity of rural voters were on display in the 2020 election, particularly in states such as Georgia and Arizona.
This report provides a road map for state and local policymakers working to create or strengthen prevailing wage laws, explains core features of prevailing wage legislation, and lifts up existing best practices from around the county.
States and cities can set minimum compensation standards for private sector employees that reference prevailing wage and benefit rates.
A modernized Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) would be a useful tool to effectively address climate resilience and environmental racism in low-income communities of color.
With COVID-19 vaccines in sight, it is more important than ever that Congress address upcoming expiration dates from crucial CARES Act provisions.
With the rural-urban divide in the headlines, it is time to address long-standing inequities by building a more comprehensive equity analysis.
Karla Walter discusses four ways to improve federal contracting.
To help build a new social contract among companies, investors, workers, and society, regulators should modernize the fiduciary rules governing investment advisers and retirement plan fiduciaries to ensure that they disclose how they handle environmental, social, and governance considerations.
A greater focus on worksharing within the U.S. unemployment insurance system could help workers and the economy stay afloat during the coronavirus-induced recession and future downturns.
With a new administration set to lead the U.S. federal government, and in the midst of a pandemic that has exposed the many layers of racial inequality in this country, it is time to finally put infrastructure in place to achieve equity for Black Americans and communities of color.