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Friday Alerts

July 25, 2014

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan Releases Anti-Poverty Proposal

On Thursday, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) unveiled a new proposal to overhaul federal anti-poverty programs and shift more control to individual states. Under Ryan’s plan, most of the federal government’s anti-poverty programs, including food stamps and housing vouchers, would be consolidated into a single program that would be overseen more closely at the state level.
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Press Release

July 28, 2014

Statement by Retiree Leader Richard Fiesta on the 2014 Social Security and Medicare Trustees Reports

The most important lesson from the 2014 Social Security Trustees Report is that Social Security has a large and growing surplus.
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Latest News from National Journal

July 28, 2014

Will Free Online Courses Ever Replace a College Education?

MOOCs haven't stolen students away from brick-and-mortar universities. Instead, they've become a genre of their own.
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Congressional News from National Journal

July 28, 2014

Congress Reaches Pre-Recess Compromise With Deal on Veterans Affairs Scandal

House and Senate negotiators announced legislation Monday to address allegations of mismanagement of veterans' medical care.
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Health Care News from National Journal

July 28, 2014

Congress Reaches Pre-Recess Compromise With Deal on Veterans Affairs Scandal

House and Senate negotiators announced legislation Monday to address allegations of mismanagement of veterans' medical care.
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