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Congress must act now to save pro-work tax provisions
The EITC and CTC lifted 9.8 million hardworking Americans out of poverty in 2014 alone.
Top science groups tell climate change doubters in Congress to knock it off
Letter to Congress says climate change is real and poses risks to society.
Why the charitable deduction should be available for all taxpayers
100 years ago, the United States Congress did something remarkable: It used the tax code to say something vital about what America believes in. The year was ...
Why Congress Needs to Act on the New Bipartisan Bill to Keep Guns Out of the Hands of Abusers and…
What does Congress face this fall?
Congress returned from the August break facing the challenge of having to address a long list of critical issues in the dwindling legislative year.
Congress must act against cyber crime
Technology and innovation have far outpaced the existing body of laws and regulations designed to keep consumers safe.
The FBI Says It Can't Disclose Its Records Because Then the Public Would Know How the Bureau Works
This piece originally appeared at Privacy SOS.Granting the ACLU and the public access to staffing, budgetary, and statistical information about the Boston Joint Terrorism Task Force and FBI would mean “the public would know where the FBI was putting its resources,” warned an assistant U.S. attorney in oral argument in a Boston federal court last week. The government apparently doesn’t want the public to know anything…
Should Congress follow Europe's lead on stimulus to help U.S. workers and businesses?
Europe is using wage subsidies to help workers and businesses through the coronavirus pandemic. Some say the U.S. should follow suit.
Trade matters: Why Congress must restore Trade Promotion Authority (TPA)
After years of inaction, Congress is finally set to act on a series of extremely important bills on international trade.
Top GOP, Democratic Consultants to Push Congress to End Cuba Embargo
A group of heavy-hitting political operatives are setting up a new campaign to press Congress to repeal the long-standing trade and travel embargo with Cuba.
Congress Should Stand Up To Obama’s Overreaching Labor Regulations
The final months of President Obama's second term will bring an onslaught of new rules and regulations that will have a direct and harmful impact on Americans' lives. These rules span sectors of the e
Congress must pass long-term transportation funding bill
Congress is at a crossroads on transportation funding, and our ability to get to work, get to school or make it home in time for dinner hangs in the balance. At stake is the money needed to upgrade the Bay Area’s trains, roads and tunnels — the bones of our transportation system. The gas tax hasn’t risen since 1993. [...] the rate of inflation has been 65 percent, meaning the value of the gas tax continues to decline. If Congress fails to act…
Thousands more troops are needed in Afghanistan, top commander tells Congress
Gen. John Nicholson Jr. says training and advisory missions are understaffed, and more troops are needed to break a
Rep. Duncan Hunter will resign from Congress, effective Jan. 13
Hunter was indicted on 60 counts of campaign finance violations by federal prosecutors in Aug. 2018 and pleaded guilty to a single charge in December.
How the Library of Congress Unrolled a 2,000-Year-Old Buddhist Scroll
“It was the most fragile object we have ever encountered.”
Congress Has a Plan to Achieve 100 Percent Clean and Renewable Energy by 2050
But instead of taking up the challenge of climate change, Republicans are threatening to shut down the government.
How the antifa conspiracy theory traveled from the fringe to the floor of Congress
Rampant on fringe platforms, the claim that “anti-fascists” were inciting violence at the Capitol spread fast through right-wing media to Congress
Top 7 Reasons Congress Must Pass USMCA This Fall
Here are the key reasons Congress needs to pass USMCA early this fall/
Head Start works — Congress should keep it moving forward
FDA must develop plan to label genetically engineered salmon, Congress says
Federal spending bill includes rider requiring labeling of genetically engineered salmon