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Short on Federal Funding, Health Insurance Enrollment Navigators Switch Tactics Health
Short on Federal Funding, Health Insurance Enrollment Navigators Switch Tactics
December 3, 2018
by Christina Paulos

Enrollment is down sharply on the federal health insurance marketplace this fall, and the consumer groups that help with registrations think they know why. They don’t have the staff to help as many customers as before... Read More

Trump and Leaders of Mexico and Canada Sign New Trade Pact to Revise NAFTA, But Uncertainty Remains Trade
Trump and Leaders of Mexico and Canada Sign New Trade Pact to Revise NAFTA, But Uncertainty Remains
November 30, 2018
by Christina Paulos

President Donald Trump and the leaders of Canada and Mexico signed a revision of the quarter-century-old North American Free Trade Agreement early Friday, but their ceremony did not disguise the tensions remaining or... Read More

1.4 Million Ex-Felons in Florida Are Getting Voting Rights Back. So What Comes Next? Voting
1.4 Million Ex-Felons in Florida Are Getting Voting Rights Back. So What Comes Next?
November 30, 2018
by Christina Paulos

On Jan. 8, David Ayala and thousands of former felons will be able to walk into their county elections office and do something they had been banned by law from doing before — register to vote. “This moment is a lifetime... Read More

When Mexico’s New President Hits the Ground Running, He’ll Smack Into Trump Foreign Affairs
When Mexico’s New President Hits the Ground Running, He’ll Smack Into Trump
November 30, 2018
by Christina Paulos

The honeymoon for incoming President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who will be sworn in Saturday, will be sweet and short, if it happens at all. Awaiting him are a host of urgent issues, from a growing number of Central... Read More

Exploring the Future of Work Spotlight
Exploring the Future of Work
November 30, 2018
by TWN Staff

As the nature of work dramatically changes in the 21st century, new leaders are emerging to tackle the challenges of our shifting economic landscape. Workers are facing growing uncertainty in the labor market, and their relationship with their employers must be rethought while new ideas and solutions... Read More

Senate Defies Trump on Saudi Arabia, Advances Yemen Measure Foreign Affairs
Senate Defies Trump on Saudi Arabia, Advances Yemen Measure
November 29, 2018
by Christina Paulos

In a rebuke to the White House, the Senate cast a procedural vote Wednesday to advance a resolution that would cut off most U.S. military aid to Saudi Arabia’s war operations in Yemen. The Senate voted 63-37 to agree to... Read More

Fewer People Signing Up for Affordable Care Act as Trump Pushes Other Options Health
Fewer People Signing Up for Affordable Care Act as Trump Pushes Other Options
November 29, 2018
by Christina Paulos

The market for “Obamacare” plans is shrinking but not collapsing, two years after President Donald Trump said not repealing the program would “destroy American health care forever.” More than halfway through the... Read More

In Health Insurance Wastelands, Rosier Options Crop Up for 2019 Health
In Health Insurance Wastelands, Rosier Options Crop Up for 2019
November 28, 2018
by Christina Paulos

In recent years, places such as Memphis and Phoenix had withered into health insurance wastelands as insurers fled and premiums skyrocketed in the insurance marketplaces set up by the Affordable Care Act. Read More

Voting Rights Activists File Major Federal Lawsuit Against Georgia Election Officials Voting
Voting Rights Activists File Major Federal Lawsuit Against Georgia Election Officials
November 28, 2018
by Christina Paulos

Voting rights activists working with Democrat Stacey Abrams filed a sweeping federal lawsuit Tuesday against Georgia election officials, alleging they “grossly mismanaged” the recent midterm, depriving Georgia citizens — especially those of color — of their “fundamental right to vote.” Read More

Kentucky Gov. Bevin Plans to Move Ahead With Medicaid Changes, But Another Court Battle Is Likely Health
Kentucky Gov. Bevin Plans to Move Ahead With Medicaid Changes, But Another Court Battle Is Likely
November 28, 2018
by Christina Paulos

Kentucky now has federal approval to try again next April with a plan imposing 80-hour-a-month work requirements, premiums and monthly check-ins on several hundred thousand able-bodied adults enrolled in its $9.7 billion-a-year Medicaid program... Read More

Isn’t It Time We Put Borrowers First? Opinions
Isn’t It Time We Put Borrowers First?
November 27, 2018
by Sameh Elamawy

Silicon Valley likes to talk about disruption. From how you hail a cab to how you shop for groceries, technology developed in Silicon Valley has changed almost every part of the average American’s life. But we haven’t disrupted... Read More

Population Growth Doesn’t Equal Wage Growth in These Cities Economy
Population Growth Doesn’t Equal Wage Growth in These Cities
November 27, 2018
by Christina Paulos

Since the beginning of the 21st century, Sun Belt cities have drawn flocks of new residents looking for warm weather, recreation and a low cost of living. But instead of creating widespread wealth, the influx has led to a proliferation... Read More

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