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Moving Forward Together in the Face of a Global Pandemic
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Moving Forward Together in the Face of a Global Pandemic

This global pandemic knows no borders and has no regard for politics. Like Americans who have come together to take steps to bend the curve, our elected officials have also come together swiftly and in a bipartisan manner to provide... Read More

COVID-19 Is About to Make Our Affordable Housing Crisis Much Worse. Here’s One Way to Help Stem the Tide
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COVID-19 Is About to Make Our Affordable Housing Crisis Much Worse. Here’s One Way to Help Stem the Tide

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic created a global economic downturn, the U.S. faced a mounting affordable housing crisis. In March, the National Low Income Housing Coalition estimated that the U.S. needs at least 7 million more affordable units to sufficiently house extremely... Read More

Time for Congress to Fix Leave Protections for Forgotten Frontline Workers in Next Relief Bill
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Time for Congress to Fix Leave Protections for Forgotten Frontline Workers in Next Relief Bill

Every day, Joyce Barnes starts work at 7 am. She wraps up at 10 pm to go home. And she’s done this for more than three decades as a home health care worker. One of Joyce’s patients suffered a stroke... Read More

America’s Mariners Perform Essential Work During COVID-19 Crisis
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America’s Mariners Perform Essential Work During COVID-19 Crisis

Each week, tug boat operators cross the Bering Sea from Dutch Harbor, Alaska, to Akutan Island, towing a barge full of groceries, medicine and other life-sustaining provisions. After offloading the cargo, containers full of fish products are loaded onto the... Read More

Veterans Need Help to Quit Smoking. Smoking Alternatives Can Help.
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Veterans Need Help to Quit Smoking. Smoking Alternatives Can Help.

As a veteran advocacy organization, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) focuses on non-partisan priority issues all Americans can support, like combating veteran suicide and access to post military education. These priorities are driven by veteran responses to IAVA’s... Read More

Congress Must Return to Session
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Congress Must Return to Session

There is no question that the United States is in crisis. A global pandemic and economic crisis have upended American life, costing lives and leaving millions of families without a way to make ends meet. In the face of this... Read More

Report: Williams CEO Scuttled a Merger Directors and Shareholders Wanted
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Report: Williams CEO Scuttled a Merger Directors and Shareholders Wanted
2020-05-05 21:36:40
by Levi Lefebure

As a four-year-old court battle over a breakup fee for an ill-fated merger between two energy pipeline companies continues, a new report by the Market Institute details a shocking campaign by Williams Companies CEO Alan Armstrong to scuttle the merger... Read More

Caregivers of Americans With Disabilities Cannot Be Left Behind in COVID-19
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Caregivers of Americans With Disabilities Cannot Be Left Behind in COVID-19

The threat of the COVID-19 pandemic is concerning to most Americans, but it is particularly critical for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and those with acquired disabilities as seen in people with brain and spinal cord injuries or... Read More

Hospitals: As We Fight COVID-19, Drop the Lawsuits Stop Suing the Government, Taxpayers, and Patients
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Hospitals: As We Fight COVID-19, Drop the Lawsuits Stop Suing the Government, Taxpayers, and Patients
2020-04-21 12:13:27
by Cynthia Fisher

A recent survey found 91 percent of Americans want healthcare price transparency – and support that hospitals and healthcare facilities be required to publicly disclose the prices of their services. Hospitals – which, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, have already... Read More

“Trust Us” - Exposing Huawei’s Influence Playbook in the COVID Era
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“Trust Us” - Exposing Huawei’s Influence Playbook in the COVID Era
2020-04-16 16:41:36
by Craig Singleton

As COVID-19 wreaks havoc around the world, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and its media surrogates have turned to a familiar messaging playbook to manipulate the narrative surrounding the outbreak, one well-steeped in disinformation, denial, and deceit. As phrases like... Read More

NFIP Is the Anti-Robin Hood of Disaster Relief
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NFIP Is the Anti-Robin Hood of Disaster Relief
2020-04-10 16:44:39
by Stephen B. Pociask

Floods are America’s most common natural disaster, causing millions of dollars of damage each year. To protect consumers, FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) provides coverage for over 5 million policyholders. But analysis of recently released FEMA data shows that... Read More

Lawsuit Alleges That Williams CEO Secretly Undermined Billion Dollar Deal
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Lawsuit Alleges That Williams CEO Secretly Undermined Billion Dollar Deal
2020-03-27 13:52:57
by Samantha Hafermann

An unusual case of corporate intrigue in the energy industry is winding its way through the legal system with potentially far-reaching consequences for policing corporate governance and the bounds of mergers and acquisitions, particularly the rules of the game when... Read More

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