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A fragmented health care environment is often the root of medication mismanagement, especially for low-income people.
This year, the federal government budgeted $350 million for preschool expansion and development.
Just last year, 16.1 million people globally were displaced because of weather-related disasters.
Guaranteed job proposals like the one in a Green New Deal are bringing new attention to a strategy for creating quality jobs.
Last week, Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer announced plans to raise asset limits for three programs serving low-income families.
Kamala Harris's proposal would provide a tax credit matching up to $3,000 of earnings for single people and $6,000 for married couples.
The American system of financing college might not be as broken as the headlines make it seem.
In Denmark, mortgage rates are negative 0.5 percent, and rates on sovereign debt are negative in many other European countries.
The affordable housing crisis is a national problem, but the root causes and solutions are tied to local action.
Some have misinterpreted estimates on how single-payer (i.e. Medicare for All) proposals would affect federal spending and total national health spending.

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