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Many businesses overlooked or excluded from PPP funds, such as local newspapers, still need assistance to weather their pandemic-related shortfalls.
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Paid medical leave benefits could help newly ill and injured workers know their rights and stay in the workforce.
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If the Supreme Court overturns the ACA, coverage and federal spending on health care will fall in every state, and health care providers will experience sizable decreases in revenue.
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Most women enter prisons and jails with trauma or posttraumatic stress disorder and victimization experiences. Correctional institutions can’t provide the assistance they need, but other organizations can.
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New data expose how the unique vulnerabilities of certain industries and workers have affected the economy in unprecedented ways.
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For many homeowners, the increased use of appraisal waivers has provided a tangible financial benefit during COVID-19.
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Philanthropy can’t replace the public sector in providing sorely needed rent relief, but it can play a critical role in preventing evictions and stabilizing housing.
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Mass violence events are traumatic for survivors and communities, and current evidence gaps make it more difficult to effectively respond tosupport survivors’ recovery.
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Research can play a critical role in supporting accountability and change.
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Flexible federal spending guidelines make TANF well positioned to fill funding gaps in rental assistance programs.

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