Disaster aid for hurricane-affected areas should focus on creating long-term resilience to extreme weather and supporting communities with the fewest resources to rebuild.
President Trump's and House Republicans' proposed "small-business" tax cut would create a new loophole for millionaires—including Wall Street financiers, lobbyists, lawyers, and wealthy business owners like Trump—while doing little or nothing for real small businesses.
A new state law will make it harder to hold bosses and landlords—including the bill’s sponsor—accountable for violating civil rights.
Community development, housing, and small-business cuts in Trump’s budget would leave struggling communities even worse off.
The Trump budget would endanger the health and safety of American families while giving tax cuts to millionaires.
The Trump budget would be particularly damaging for Americans with disabilities.
The Trump budget would squeeze working families for the benefit of wealthy elites.
The Trump budget would undermine enforcement of civil rights protections and access to justice while funding a policy of mass deportation.
President Trump and those who serve in his administration make policy that benefits themselves and special interest elites like them at the expense of ordinary Americans who placed their faith in him.
This column busts five myths about how business regulation, tax giveaways, competition, and the Affordable Care Act affect small businesses.
Contrary to conservative arguments, the 2008 housing crisis was caused by unregulated and loosely regulated private financial entities—not the federal government’s support for homeownership.
Many rural and small-town voters supported President Trump—but his agenda will harm families and the economy in their communities.
The impact of President Trump’s budget on working families will depend on the answers to these five questions.
The start of the 115th Congress presents an important opportunity to strengthen communities, expand employment, raise wages, and build the infrastructure that will power the U.S. economy in the 21st-century.
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.