It's all just collateral damage from the Cold War.
The American Health Care Act: 10 things to know
After years of lobbying to repeal and replace the ACA, House Republicans put forth The American Health Care Act on Monday. Here are 10 things to know about the legislation.
How would the American Health Care Act affect cost and access?
The House bill that Republicans plan to pass to replace the Affordable Care Act keeps some of the most popular provisions of the law, but it does not mandate coverage and shifts how the government would provide financial help. John Yang looks at key aspects of the plan with Sabrina Corlette of the Health Policy Institute and Lanhee Chen of the Hoover Institution.
How the Jones Act drives up the cost of food and gasoline for millions of Americans
OPINION | The century-old shipping law makes it harder for consumers to afford the basic costs of living.
Why the American Health Care Act must be stopped. Now.
It is by far the worst piece of health-related legislation I have seen.
Why the American Health Care Act takes us in the wrong direction
The code of medical ethics provides my medical colleagues in Congress with a compass for how to move forward in addressing our health care challenges.
ADA at 25: What the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Means for the Future
If America wants to be the world's leading democracy, it should act like one
Barack Obama said: ‘We’re the only advanced democracy that deliberately discourages people from voting.’ In a year-long series, the Guardian will be charting the assault on the most fundamental democratic right
How Odious Is the House-Passed American Health Care Act? Let Us Count the Ways It Hurts People...
Last week, 217 members of the House of Representatives voted to decimate our country’s safety net for people with disabilities. And many of them gleefully toasted its passage on the White House lawn with President Trump. Yet, on every front, the American Health Care Act (AHCA) threatens the civil rights, health, employment, freedom, and the very lives of millions of people with disabilities in every state across our country.Now that the debate moves to the Senate, with so much at stake if this…
Straight Talk for Seniors: Affordable Care Act 101
The Affordable Care Act made several changes to improve health insurance access and coverages for older Americans. This video reviews a few of those changes and…
What is the Community Reinvestment Act?
The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) encourages banks to help meet the credit needs of the communities they are chartered to serve, including the low- and mo...
How Not to Grow Old in America
The assisted living industry is booming, by tapping into the fantasy that we can all be self-sufficient until we die.
Vote, Act & Invest: How It Works Together
VOTE, ACT and INVEST cannot function in isolation of one another. In order for REALTORS to effectively leverage our political strength these principles need ...
The Inequality of the Equality Act: Concerns from the Left
Who could be against a law that promises equality and bans discrimination? Parents who’ve already experienced grief, despair, and witnessed medical harms as ...
Grow America Act Introduced: How Does Spokane Fit In?
Washington D.C. - On Tuesday, the Department of Transportation introduced the Grow America Act, which calls for $302 billion to be spent over four years on sitenamedate%%
Guide to the Open Meetings Act and FOIA
GUIDE TO THE OPEN MEETINGS ACT AND FOIA Understanding the Open Meetings Act (OMA) and the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) as they apply to park districts and other local governments can be challenging, especially because these two statutes are frequently the subject of legislative changes and judicial decisions This handbook is designed to help Illinois park commissioners, executive directors, FOIA and OMA officers and other…
How the CARE Act Works — AARP
See how hospitals are working to make sure the CARE Act is followed the next time you, a family member or a loved one is admitted for treatment. Learn more about the CARE Act at aarp.org/supportcaregivers.
10 Top American Vacation Destinations for Older Adults
From a renowned foodie city to a coastal road trip, we’ve gathered some of the best (and most affordable!) vacation ideas for seniors.
India needs to act on cybersecurity. This is why
Utkarsh Amitabh argues that India needs to act now to improve cybersecurity.