The secretary of labor plays an important role in the daily lives of workers, from ensuring fair workplaces to advancing the economic security of working families. It is critical that whoever fills the position is dedicated to furthering these goals for all Americans.
The ACA replacement document circulated by House leadership today is a recycled list of unpopular ideas that lacks necessary details—not a real plan.
By making forward-thinking investments in infrastructure and helping communities prepare for a changing climate, the Trump administration can cut federal disaster spending, save lives, and help all Americans prosper.
The upward redistribution of income caused by growing inequality is taking a significant and growing toll on Social Security’s financial outlook.
Donald Trump is actively considering barring millions of immigrants from legally entering the United States to reunite with their families under the pretext that they are not rich enough.
President Trump’s tax cuts just for the top 0.1 percent are greater than the cost of cutting millions of seniors, people with disabilities, children, and working families off their health care.
States can use Medicaid funding to finance evidence-based home visiting programs. This checklist outlines key strategies for states to get started.
States have many opportunities to leverage Medicaid to expand home visiting.
If congressional Republicans repeal the ACA and defund Planned Parenthood, they put millions of women’s health and economic security at risk.
The Department of the Treasury requires a trustworthy leader. Based on the record of Financial Freedom, Mnuchin’s reverse mortgage company, it is unclear whether he meets this qualification.
As the opioid epidemic rages, cuts to health care and other social programs would inflict further damage on children, families, and communities.
Congressional Republicans’ claims that their Medicaid proposals will help states by giving them greater flexibility are a smoke screen for their plans to slash federal support for the program.
Promoting equal, meaningful access to legal representation in the U.S. justice system is critical to ending poverty, combating discrimination, and creating opportunity.
Rep. Price’s budget process changes would set the stage for automatic cuts to programs for low- and middle-income Americans.
President-elect Donald Trump’s current plan to rebuild America’s infrastructure provides enormous tax breaks to elite Wall Street investors while neglecting to lift up working families and invest in the communities most in need.