In the wake of disasters across the Midwest, most of the entire east coast and at least 30,000 acres of Texas, the Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster relief fund has dipped below $550...
September 12, 2011 | Elon Green
Luis Fortuno ought to be reminded of this fundamental economic fact: you can't have a flourishing economy without law and order. Recently, the Puerto Rican Governor has been praised by conservatives...
September 12, 2011 | Rakim Brooks
It’s a cruel fact for millions of unemployed Americans that the jobs plan President Obama unveiled last night will never be fully enacted by Congress. What’s even crueler, though, is...
September 9, 2011 | David Callahan
Since the beginning of his candidacy, President Obama has made creating green jobs and growing a green economy one of his priorities.
September 9, 2011 | Mijin Cha
The $787 billion economic stimulus program, which has now largely expired, helped avert an economic meltdown that was poised to rival the Great Depression. Despite public skepticism about the program...
September 9, 2011 | Robert H. Frank
In a misguided effort to shore up his reputation with business, President Obama’s recent decision to suspend proposed ozone standards will ultimately result in higher overall costs for the...
September 9, 2011 | Mijin Cha
Beyond the specific proposals, there were two themes of the President's jobs speech that I believe are critical to the fight for our country's future, and one question that hovers over the speech...
September 8, 2011 | Miles Rapoport
In talking to my friend Jim the other day, I found myself expressing dismay at President Obama's decision to cancel the Environmental Protection Agency's revision of the Federal smog standard.
September 8, 2011 | Michael Lipsky