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2024 Affordable Care Act Marketplace Plan Selections by Congressional District Interactive
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2024 Affordable Care Act Marketplace Plan Selections by Congressional District

A new CAP interactive explores the proportion of nonelderly people who made federally facilitated marketplace plan selections during the 2024 open enrollment period by congressional district. Without congressional action, consumers will lose the enhanced financial assistance that supported record levels of enrollment.

Nicole Rapfogel

Monthly Medicare Drug Price Negotiation Savings by State Interactive
Farxiga, Xarelto, Entresto, and Eliquis are made available to customers at the New City Halsted Pharmacy in Chicago.

Monthly Medicare Drug Price Negotiation Savings by State

Medicare drug price negotiation will result in thousands of dollars in net price savings for 30-day supplies of the first 10 drugs undergoing negotiation; here’s how those savings add up state by state.

Nicole Rapfogel

Early Learning in the United States: 2021 Fact Sheet

Early Learning in the United States: 2021

These state fact sheets provide data on access to affordable child care for families, compensation for child care providers, and economic benefits of increased public investment in early learning.

MK Falgout

Massive Safety Net Loopholes Hurt Poor Puerto Rican Residents Article
A blue tarp that was used to protect the roof of a home damaged by Hurricane Maria in 2017 shows wear and tear two years later in September 2019 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Massive Safety Net Loopholes Hurt Poor Puerto Rican Residents

The federal safety net excludes Puerto Rican residents from normal benefits. The Build Back Better Act would change that in a major way

Nick Buffie

An Urgent Rescue Plan for Puerto Rico Report

An Urgent Rescue Plan for Puerto Rico

The Biden administration has pledged to provide Puerto Rico—home to more than 3 million U.S. citizens—with the resources and technical assistance it needs to recover and prosper in the wake of multiple natural disasters and ongoing economic and fiscal crises.

Federico de Jesús, Laura Rodriguez

Climate Change and Municipal Finance Report
Single-family homes on islands and condo buildings on oceanfront property are seen in the city of Miami Beach, June 2014. (Getty/Joe Raedle)

Climate Change and Municipal Finance

To address the fact that economic shocks caused by climate change will reduce state and local tax collections and increase infrastructure costs—creating additional risks for municipal bond investors—state and local issuers should adopt new climate risk disclosure standards to ensure accurate risk assessment and bond pricing.

Kevin DeGood

Congress Needs to Stop Trump’s Continued Infliction of Harm and Suffering on Puerto Ricans Article
Visible roof damage to a school in Puerto Rico, September 2018. (Getty/Angel Valentin)

Congress Needs to Stop Trump’s Continued Infliction of Harm and Suffering on Puerto Ricans

Puerto Rican families continue to suffer from unemployment and food insecurity following hurricanes Irma and Maria. They deserve to be able to put food on the table for their families, and Congress should address this much-needed funding now.

Enrique Fernández-Toledo, Rafael Medina, Erin Cohan

Building a Better Energy Future in Puerto Rico Report

Building a Better Energy Future in Puerto Rico

A year after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico’s electric grid, the commonwealth should adopt best practices for reliability, affordability, and emissions reductions from leading states.

Bonnie Krenz

America’s Sordid Legacy on Race and Disaster Recovery Article
A mother holds her baby as her husband works to reconstruct their home destroyed by Hurricane Maria in San Isidro, Puerto Rico, on December 23, 2017. (Mario Tama/Getty)

America’s Sordid Legacy on Race and Disaster Recovery

The United States has a failing record on responsiveness to communities of color following natural disasters—a record that has only worsened under the Trump administration.

Connor Maxwell

Echoes of Katrina: Post-Hurricane Maria Public Health Threats and Trauma Article
A mother holds her 9-month-old baby at their makeshift home, under reconstruction, after it was mostly destroyed by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, December 2017. (Getty/Mario Tama)

Echoes of Katrina: Post-Hurricane Maria Public Health Threats and Trauma

Six months since Hurricane Maria made landfall, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands face the same preventable public health crises and trauma that afflicted Gulf Coast communities after Katrina.

Rejane Frederick, Cristina Novoa

Hurricane Maria’s Effects on Young Children in Puerto Rico Article
A mother and her son take refuge at an elementary school in Humacao, Puerto Rico, before the arrival of Hurricane Maria, September 19, 2017. (AP/Carlos Giusti)

Hurricane Maria’s Effects on Young Children in Puerto Rico

Congress needs to take action in order to mitigate Hurricane Maria’s effects on the already underprivileged children of Puerto Rico.

Cristina Novoa

Recovering from Hurricane Maria Requires an Extensive Federal Response Article
Victims of Hurricane Maria carry supplies in Morovis, Puerto Rico, October 7, 2017. (AP/Ramon Espinosa)

Recovering from Hurricane Maria Requires an Extensive Federal Response

After weathering two devastating storms, Puerto Rico is still struggling to recover as the federal government fails to provide short-term and long-term relief.

Erin Cohan, Sarah Shapiro, Rebecca Cokley, 6 More Sarah Edelman, Gregg Gelzinis, Connor Maxwell, Scott Sargrad, Eliza Schultz, Cristina Novoa

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