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Eight states are developing immediate intervention strategies for employees whose work is disrupted by an illness or injury.
The shutdown has disrupted much more than government services, as thousands of families now face mounting instability.
Every year, millions of workers develop illnesses or suffer injuries that limit their ability to remain on the job.
The administration's proposed changes to immigration policy are already affecting some immigrant and noncitizen families who rely on housing assistance.
Opportunity Zones were the big community development story in 2018 and will continue to be in 2019.
Thirty-six percent of federal employees report having child care responsibilities, and 14 percent report having responsibilities for an adult with special needs.
With $5.7 billion, the federal government could quintuple the amount it spends on job training programs for youth.
Furloughed federal workers are joining millions of other parents facing challenges paying for their children's basic needs.
How much do we know about zoning, its variations across the US, and the effectiveness of various reform options?
Self-employed households still earn more than salaried households, but they've been slower to recover from the 2008 crisis.

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