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The Fiscal Debate in Context Article
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI), left, speaks with Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Patty Murray (D-WA) on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, November 13, 2013. (AP/ Scott Applewhite)

The Fiscal Debate in Context

The current spending cap is a compromise of a compromise for progressives.

Harry Stein

Jobs Report Shows Need for Pro-Growth Policies Article
Job seekers Emilio Ferrer, Brian Ferrer, and Jonathan Ferrer of Hollywood, Florida, talk to a FirstService representative at a job fair in Miami Lakes, Florida, Wednesday, August 14, 2013. (AP/Alan Diaz)

Jobs Report Shows Need for Pro-Growth Policies

With the people’s government now back on-line, the House can redeem itself for the economic damage done by focusing on economic and budgetary winners in the already bipartisan agenda.

Adam Hersh

57,000 Reasons to Restore Early Learning Article
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visits with young students at the St. Benedict Center for Early Childhood Education in Louisville, Kentucky, Thursday, June 20, 2013. (AP/Dylan Lovan)

57,000 Reasons to Restore Early Learning

57,000 children won’t be attending Head Start this month because of sequester cuts.

Sally Steenland

Cutting Off Access to Pre-K Education and Child Care Article
A student walks down a hallway at the Jean de Lafayette Elementary School on the final day of school, Wednesday, June 19, 2013, in Chicago. (AP/Scott Eisen)

Cutting Off Access to Pre-K Education and Child Care

This week we explore sequestration’s effects on the health, welfare, and education of low-income children and their families.

Kwame Boadi

Kicking Low-Income Americans While They’re Down Article
Marty Robertson unpacks food from the Chagrin Falls Meals on Wheels program for recipient Bernadette Winko, 90, in her Bentleyville, Ohio, home on Wednesday, March 14, 2012. If CDBG funding is slashed, seniors will have to adjust to 4 million fewer meals delivered by Meals on Wheels. (AP/Amy Sancetta)

Kicking Low-Income Americans While They’re Down

This week we explore sequestration’s effects on a critical source of local economic development funding, the Community Development Block Grant.

Kwame Boadi

Making College Less Accessible for Our Students Article
Graduates enter Mississippi State University's Humphrey Coliseum on Saturday, May 11, 2013. Sequestration is making it difficult for many students, particularly those from low-income families, to afford a college education in the United States. (AP Photo/MSU/Megan Bean)

Making College Less Accessible for Our Students

This week we explore sequestration’s effect on the ability of students to afford a college education in the United States.

Kwame Boadi

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