Here’s the economic logic of reducing that $600 bonus unemployment benefit

One of the most contentious parts of the “phase four” economic support and stimulus package floundering in Congress right now: What to do about that $600 weekly federal payment to supplement standard state-provided unemployment benefits? ....

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Even without the $600 bonus, many will continue getting bigger unemployment benefits than paychecks

Congress is currently discussing the fate of the $600-per-week federal unemployment bonuses set to expire this week. A key Republican objection has been the bonuses’ resulting in many unemployed workers collecting more in benefits than ....

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SPLC Action Fund Responds to House Vote to Remove Confederate Symbols from the U.S. Capitol

The SPLC Action Fund Chief of Staff Lecia Brooks released the following statement in response to the U.S. House of Representatives approval of H.R.7573, 305-113, legislation which directs the Architect of the Capitol to remove and ....

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If Congress must have revenue tests, make them backward looking

Congress began negotiating in earnest this week on the details of “Phase 4,” the next round of economic recovery legislation to address the fallout from the coronavirus. Legislators are feeling pressure to make modifications to ....

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TRUMP IS TAKING ACTION TO ENSURE CITIZENS RECEIVE PROPER REPRESENTATION IN CONGRESS

“We will collect all of the information we need to conduct an accurate census and to make responsible decisions about public policy, voting rights, and representation in Congress.” – President Donald J. Trump PROTECTING AMERICAN ....

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Internet service provider privacy law not preempted but still bad policy

Nearly four years ago, Congress invalidated a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rule that would have created a two-tier privacy regime, imposing greater restrictions on internet service providers (ISPs) than on other internet-based companies such as ....

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