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June 18, 2014

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While student debt receives plenty of policymaker attention recently, there's been little unanimity on solutions. But Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) had a refreshingly clear take at a Senate committee...
July 25, 2014 | Joseph Hines
In Paul Ryan's plan today, there are only two things that are specifically about reducing poverty. The rest is just a grab bag of whatever, some good, some bad. The two things are: 1) expanded Earned...
July 24, 2014 | Matt Bruenig
As coverage of the Child Allowance idea picks up (I, II), I am finding commentators here and there who do not appear to appreciate the fact that, in most meaningful respects, the Child Allowance is...
July 23, 2014 | Matt Bruenig
As fourth anniversary of the enactment of the Dodd Frank financial reform legislation passes, we are once again revisiting whether “too-big-to-fail” is in our past. The perennial discussion has...
July 22, 2014 | Wallace Turbeville


Corporations and unions face very different rules and requirements for their political spending. Labor unions must publicly disclose their political spending and, in some instances, face restrictions...
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Mary Ziegler, Director Division of Regulations Legislation, and Interpretation Wage and Hour Division U.S. Department of Labor, Room S-3510 200 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20210 Re:...
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