The people most vulnerable to the coronavirus struggle as Congress neglects to provide lifesaving resources and supports in stimulus packages.
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
Structural racism makes public health crises such as COVID-19 more dangerous by increasing exposure, exacerbating preexisting conditions, and preventing vulnerable people from obtaining the care they need.
The international community can offer the United States creative policy solutions as it seeks to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Calls to scale back social distancing are reckless, dangerous, and undermine efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Further legislation is necessary to protect all workers and expand access to paid leave.
Nearly 5 million health workers may need emergency child care in order to fulfill work responsibilities during the coronavirus pandemic.
The health care law provides coverage for millions of Americans and protects people with preexisting conditions, but it remains under threat from a Trump administration-backed lawsuit.
The Senate’s coronavirus stimulus bill doesn’t do nearly enough to help families and small businesses.
Public Health Requires an Extraordinarily Aggressive Economic Response to Coronavirus Immediately—One That’s Larger Than What Many Imagine
The column recommends an immediate package at least the size of the Recovery Act in 2009—around $1 trillion in today’s dollars.
State and Local Governments Must Take Much More Aggressive Action Immediately To Slow Spread of the Coronavirus
To help flatten the curve of COVID-19, states and local governments must take the threat seriously by implementing extensive closures and bans immediately.
Direct emergency payments are far superior compared to payroll tax cuts.
States and Local Governments Can Help Protect Workers and Small Businesses From the Economic Impacts of the Coronavirus
There are basic policy steps that state and local policymakers can take immediately to help local economies and working families weather the coronavirus outbreak.
To prevent the spread of the coronavirus, workers need paid leave so that they are able to stay home to recover from an illness or provide care to a sick family member without risking their economic security.
Iran’s central role as an epicenter for the global spread of COVID-19 adds yet another complication onto the already complex set of questions surrounding U.S. policy toward Tehran.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has yet to issue a formal statement suspending certain immigration enforcement initiatives to preserve life and safety during the coronavirus outbreak.