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.
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
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.
Digital contact tracing, if built in a voluntary, privacy-protective way using Apple and Google’s new Bluetooth-based standards, may allow the public to play a role in containing the coronavirus alongside increased testing and manual contact tracing from public health authorities.
Comprehensive coverage is more important than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the Trump administration is preventing uninsured people from signing up in a time of crisis.
The United States was unprepared to handle COVID-19’s outsize impact on the seniors and people with disabilities, and policymakers must implement permanent solutions to support the needs of these growing populations in future crises.
Home visiting programs need additional funding and flexibility now to continue serving families remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic threatens to exacerbate the economic insecurity and health disparities that LGBTQ people and their families already face in the United States.