EPI: Why Unemployment Will Keep Dropping in 2017

January 4, 2017

“The economy has been steadily recovering from the 2007­–08 Great Recession and is expected to continue heading toward full employment in the next year or two,” writes Elise Gould for The Economic Policy Institute. “Many signs suggest that we are […]

Why Obamacare is Unlikely to Die a Swift Death

January 3, 2017

Democratic opposition and complex Senate rules mean that core pieces of the 2010 health-care overhaul are likely to remain, including the legal framework for the individual mandate and pieces of the state exchanges the law created. […]

Puzder Confirmation Hearing Set for January 12

January 3, 2017

The confirmation hearing for Andrew Puzder, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for labor secretary, will be held January 12, according to an aide to Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tennessee), chairman of the Senate committee on Health […]

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