During the first three months of 2017, at least 72 corporations and trade associations lobbied Congress to block federal agencies from taking new action to protect consumers, the environment, and public health.
The Regulatory Accountability Act would make it nearly impossible for agencies to provide important health, safety, and consumer protections.
On Friday, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics will release its Employment Situation Summary for the month of April. Here are some labor market indicators to watch.
The bipartisan 2017 congressional budget agreement rejects the devastating cuts to student financial aid proposed by President Trump and supports today’s students.
Opponents of NEPA dramatically overstate the savings from arbitrarily shortening environmental review and ignore the serious harms that result from poorly planned projects.
President Donald Trump’s pledge to fast-track high-priority infrastructure projects threatens to roll back essential environmental review regulations that safeguard not only natural habitats but local communities as well.
State and local governments have a role to play in rebuilding worker power—which is crucial for fixing our broken economy.
The United States can help strengthen Mexico’s rule of law and reduce gun trafficking across its southern border; doing so would increase Mexico’s economic competitiveness and benefit U.S. interests.
Congress inches closer to financial deregulation despite public desire to hold the sector accountable.
Watch a 100-second run-down of Trump's chaotic first 100 days.
Women’s progress requires comprehensive solutions that respond to women’s diverse experiences and challenges, create a level playing field, and better position women to determine their own futures.
The Richmond Fed has the chance to turn a scandal into an opportunity to demonstrate the way forward for regional Federal Reserve banks.
Women face more hard-to-avoid risks than men, especially from caregiving, that can lower their savings and leave them economically vulnerable.
Single women face a number of hard-to-avoid risks and large-scale economic insecurity, which requires policymakers to update social protections.
Paid apprenticeships could help ease returning citizens’ labor market re-entry and benefit them, their families, and society.