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The present system needs improvement, but it works; regulators can take time to carefully consider concerns raised in response to proposed changes.
Kids working on remote learning during pandemic
Before the pandemic swept across the United States, the president released his annual budget, sharing his vision for federal spending over the next year and decade.
An undocumented Honduran immigrant reads her Bible during self-quarantine with her family for possible COVID-19 on March 30, 2020 in Mineola, New York.
COVID-19 has heightened the consequences of recent policies that have deterred immigrants from receiving federal safety net assistance.
This pandemic-led downturn has hit older workers especially hard and will likely create long-term employment challenges for them.
The pandemic offers a unique opportunity to rethink our design and implementation of the social safety net.
With county-level data, the national government can flatten the curve and better allocate limited resources in line with individual counties' circumstances.
Evidence shows this practice can put people living in encampments at even greater risk.
Although philanthropy cannot replace an effective and assertive government response, it can enhance it.
Understanding the disproportionate unemployment risk facing Latinx people can inform strategies to help workers hit hardest by the COVID-19 employment crisis.
Now more than ever, transit decisions must be made with equity in mind to ensure our the vulnerable residents and workers are able to get where they need to go safely.

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