Labor Secretary 101: Why It Matters

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.



North American Climate Cooperation at a Crossroads

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s visit to Washington highlighted that the North American relationship on climate change is in danger of regressing—but states, provinces, and cities can push it forward.



For the Insurance Lobby, Old Habits Are Hard to Break

Despite millions of Americans fearing the loss of their coverage if congressional Republicans repeal the Affordable Care Act, the insurance lobby is working in secret with opponents of the law to turn back the clock on reform by cutting benefits and kicking the most vulnerable consumers off their plans.