To be successful, Biden’s infrastructure plan will have to emulate the New Deal’s administrative excellence Following the passage of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Act, President Joe Biden wants to modernize America’s infrastructure with his proposed $2.3 trillion American Jobs Plan. Through his $1.8 trillion American Families Plan, Biden is also aiming to help our …Read More »
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Why ACA Enrollment is Down This Year
Why ACA Enrollment is Down – and Why It Might Stay That Way Enrollment in Obamacare is down this year Enrollment in Obamacare is down this year. Halfway through the sign-up period for ACA health care insurance plans, which ends on December 15, the federal website Healthcare.gov reported early in December that enrollment was down …Read More »
What Does Climate Change Mean in the U.S., Particularly for Minorities and…Coal Country?
The recent UN climate change report wake-up call The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued on Sunday October 7 an urgent call to action to governments all around the world: In its report, the IPCC stated that major changes are needed within the next decade to limit global temperature increases to 1.5 degree …Read More »
The ten-year anniversary of the 2008 financial crisis
A primer on Dodd-Frank, through a simple Q&A Why was Dodd Frank passed? The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was passed by Congress, and signed by president Obama on July 21st, 2010, to stabilize our banking and financial system, and prevent a repeat of the disastrous 2008 financial crisis, which …Read More »