Millions of children could slip into poverty if the expanded

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For the past six months, families with kids have received monthly payments from the federal government as part of the expanded child tax credit — a policy that has slashed child poverty in the US. If Congress doesn’t act, however, this measure is set to expire in 17 days. The last monthly payment is scheduled…

January 6 texts from Fox hosts reveal the lie at

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As the Capitol riot unfolded on January 6, Fox News hosts knew exactly how bad things were. “The president needs to tell people in the Capitol to go home. This is hurting all of us. He is destroying his legacy,” Laura Ingraham texted to White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows. “Please, get him on…

Millions of Americans could be impacted by the reconciliation bill

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December 13 The state of the shrinking Build Back Better Act By Andrew Prokop

The state of the shrinking Build Back Better Act

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All of the twists and turns in the saga of the Build Back Better Act have just been prologue. Now, it’s time for Democratic senators to determine what will really make it in the final product and whether President Joe Biden’s signature bill will pass at all. Much of that comes down to Sen. Joe…

How California plans to copy Texas abortion tactics for gun

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Saturday that his administration will push for a new measure, modeled after Texas’s controversial abortion ban,to limit the sale of assault weapons and “ghost guns” in the state. The proposed bill, according to a press release from Newsom, would allow Californians to sue “anyone who manufactures, distributes, or sells an…

Inflation is surging. Joe Biden is still optimistic.

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The price of consumer goods rose by 6.8 percent over the past year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Friday, the biggest increase since the 1980s. “Essentially across the board,” as Vox’s Rani Molla and Emily Stewart write, everyday purchases from food to gas are costing more, and it’s going to be an expensive…

The one-dose problem is real

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There’s a public health challenge that has been lurking and largely ignored in the US, and that could become a major issue if the omicron variant of Covid-19 becomes dominant: the one-dose problem. There appear to be millions of Americans walking around who have received a single dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, who may think…

GOVERNOR HOCHUL ANNOUNCES 16 NEW #VAXTOSCHOOL SITES

235 Sites Established Statewide - Nearly Double the Goal - Including 98 Events at Local Schools over the Program's 12-Week Period 12,438 Doses Already Reported Administered Through the Sites Full List of Sites...

Don’t be fooled: The Supreme Court’s Texas abortion decision is

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On first glance, it would be easy to see the Supreme Court’s decision Friday in Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson as a win for abortion rights. It would also be wrong. More than two months after the Supreme Court allowed SB 8, a Texas law that effectively bans abortions after the sixth week of pregnancy,…

GOVERNOR HOCHUL SIGNS LEGISLATION TO HELP TRACK AND REPORT DATA ON VETERAN SUICIDES TO...

Legislation (S.02036/A.03237) Establishes Another Method of Tracking Veteran Suicides in Order to Compile More Accurate Data  Governor Kathy Hochul today signed legislation (S.02036/A.03237) into law to establish another method of tracking veteran suicides in order to compile more accurate data regarding those...