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As a new president takes office, the administration will face long list of policy challenges. One of the most urgent challenges for millions of Latino families around the country will be to ensure all…

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Thanks to pressure from a coalition of conservative, libertarian, and progressive organizations in Ohio, the state senate has voted to pass a bill to limit the practice of civil asset forfeiture, a to…

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The Affordable Care Act has been shattering expectations for enrollments – but not in a good way. A recent report from the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA) discusses how states that chos…

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For the second time in a decade, the Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate last Wednesday by a quarter of a percentage point and it anticipates more increases in 2017. While this change i…

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Four states voted to raise the minimum wage in the recent elections, going against the best advice of economists and analysts who warned such moves were likely to put a strain on the job market for so…

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Last year the city of Las Cruces, New Mexico decided to raise the minimum wage, a move which some economists have warned could have serious unintended consequences. The recent hike is the first of thr…