Without substantial, immediate, direct aid to local governments, first responders, teachers, and millions of other vital local government employees will be put out of work—and this will also make the recession deeper and more long lasting.
Medicare Extra for All
State Options for Making Wise Investments in the Direct Care Workforce
Excess Administrative Costs Burden the U.S. Health Care System
Comprehensive Reform to Lower Prescription Drug Prices
Meaningful Protection From Surprise Medical Bills
Here are some of the Faith and Progressive Policy Initiative's coronavirus-related resources.
As Congress and the administration consider an additional stimulus package, they should put in place necessary public health protections while providing robust aid to families, workers, and communities for as long as the crisis lasts.
This week on "The Tent," Houston-area paramedic and Dreamer Jesus Contreras discusses the impacts of COVID-19 on his life.
Alleviating stark disparities in health coverage, chronic health conditions, mental health, and mortality across racial and ethnic groups in the United States will require deliberate and long-term efforts.
Governors have enacted policies to provide child care to essential workers, increase pay and benefits for child care workers, and sustain child care subsidy payments, but the federal government must invest in child care to save the industry in the long-term.
Policymakers must follow evidence-based public health guidance and reject the misuse of religious freedom.
Unlike many other countries around the world, the United States has not yet taken the steps necessary to address the COVID-19 pandemic and allow the economy to safely reopen.
The effects of the coronavirus will persist for months or years. In order to return to normal, Congress’ next relief package must build in automatic triggers where possible, pairing short-term relief with long-term, ongoing support.
Workers of color are more likely to have serious underlying medical conditions that make them vulnerable to COVID-19.
No state currently meets evidence-based thresholds for both incidence and testing.
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Trump administration has weakened or rolled back four different air pollution regulations—further impairing Americans’ respiratory health during a public health crisis.
A Georgia small-business owner explains why reopening state economies too soon is a terrible idea.
The coronavirus will cause devastation when it hits rural America; policymakers must prepare now to prevent this calamity.
The U.S. health care system has never integrated or centered the health care needs of women, and the COVID-19 crisis is exposing these failures and harming women in the process.