Lawmakers should oppose any bill that cannot pass a simple test: No more tax cuts for corporations and the wealthy.
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The surprise resignation of Richmond Federal Reserve Bank President Jeffrey Lacker calls for an especially transparent approach to finding his successor.
On Friday, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics will release its Employment Situation Summary for the month of March. Here are some labor market indicators to watch.
Countries around the world have adopted policies to promote women’s economic security and participation and close the gender wage gap. The United States is an extreme outlier in its lack of such policies.
While achieving progress on national work-life and anti-discrimination policies has been all but politically impossible in the United States in the past few decades, industrialized and developing countries alike are comprehensively addressing both facets of the gender wage gap.
The gender wage gap is also a drag on the U.S. economy; closing the gap should be a top priority of any economic policy agenda that seeks to strengthen and grow the economy.
Cities and states are leading the charge for electric vehicle adoption; powerful corporate interests—such as the Koch-backed fossil fuel industry—are doing whatever they can to stand in the way.
Projected federal health care spending has declined since the passage of the Affordable Care Act, and failing to repeal the law presents a major hurdle for House Speaker Ryan’s tax reform plan.
House leaders play up the national debt to shout down infrastructure investments, but they are remarkably silent on the debt when it comes to funding tax cuts for the rich.
A majority of small-business owners support a nationally administered paid family and medical leave insurance program.
Silicon Valley blames its lack of a diverse high-tech workforce on an insufficient supply of qualified job candidates—but this claim is a myth.
President Trump’s proposal to dissolve the Appalachian Regional Commission would cost West Virginia millions of dollars and hundreds of jobs.
President Trump’s proposal to dissolve the Appalachian Regional Commission would cost Virginia millions of dollars and hundreds of jobs.
President Trump’s proposal to dissolve the Appalachian Regional Commission would cost Tennessee millions of dollars and hundreds of jobs.
President Trump’s proposal to dissolve the Appalachian Regional Commission would cost South Carolina millions of dollars and hundreds of jobs.