Rebuilding the IRS and directing the agency’s focus toward wealthy tax cheats is a fundamental step toward creating a more fair and equitable tax code and an important step in the direction of racial equity.
Small Businesses Get a Boost From a $15 Minimum Wage
Building U.S. Manufacturing Competitiveness and Capacity
Eliminating the Black-White Wealth Gap Is a Generational Challenge
West Virginia Needs the American Rescue Plan
The Direct Cash Assistance and Tax Cuts in the American Rescue Plan Act
Increasing demand for companies to provide enhanced disclosures on climate-related and other environmental, social, and governance matters has raised questions about the Securities and Exchange Commission’s authority to require disclosures. That authority is broad and not limited to materiality.
Using Performance Management to Eliminate Greenhouse Gas Emissions From the Surface Transportation Sector
The next surface transportation reauthorization bill should require states and metropolitan regions to adopt targets that represent clear reductions in surface transportation GHG emissions that put the sector on a path to net-zero emissions by midcentury.
Regulators should use the bank capital framework to improve the resiliency of the financial system to climate-related risks.
Half of U.S. states are missing out on an opportunity to maintain connections between employers and workers during economic downturns.
The Senate Republican alternative to the American Jobs Plan would fail to invest in critical sectors necessary to create jobs and transition the United States to a competitive, 100 percent clean economy.
DACA continues to be a lifeline for its beneficiaries, their families, and communities across the nation.
The enacted American Rescue Plan and the proposed American Jobs Plan should only be the start of the federal government’s bold investments to boost economic growth for all.
A sectoral council is well-suited to address the fast-food industry’s unique challenges and improve working conditions.
Congress should help pay for national investments by making the wealthy and corporations pay the taxes they already owe.
President Biden is using his executive authority to build power and improve the lives of contract workers; he can do even more to raise standards for service workers.
Involving unions and worker groups in navigator programs would help more people understand and get the unemployment benefits they deserve.
A vigorous FSOC could go a long way toward creating a U.S. financial system that is resilient and positioned to support long-term growth.
President Biden’s FY 2022 budget request must address years of cuts and underinvestment in critical government functions.
Tipped industries in one fair wage states have higher growth, less inequality, and lower poverty for all workers.