Are We Making the Best of the Crisis?

If you have some extra money, it may be time to sidle up to the table and get yourself some assets. President Obama and others have said that the “profit ratios are now such that it may be time to invest.”

Americans Need a Real Health Care Choice

'Don't cut the heart out of President Obama's health care reform plan' is the message many people will be delivering to their members of Congress this week as part of a national effort to push for meaningful health care reform.

Analysis: House and Senate Approve Budget Resolutions

The House and Senate moved the priorities of the Obama budget – important steps forward in passing their own Budget Resolutions on April 2. But the Senate’s steps towards investments in health care reform, education, and renewable energy were impeded by a number of amendments that signal roadblocks to overcome.

Obama’s Budget Moves in Right Direction, Needs to Go Further

President Obama's fiscal year 2010 budget proposes an ambitious and exciting agenda that invests in our nation's future. His budget substantially invests in the long-deferred and vital areas of health care reform, clean energy, and education. The President partially pays for these investments though a mixture of progressive tax changes and other revenue measures.

Labor Slams Weak, Deadly Enforcement at OSHA

On average 5,680 workers in America die each year in work-related incidents. The US Department of Labor's (DOL) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is supposed to enforce federal laws to protect workers from these incidents.

Editorial: Congress Passes Obama Budget, Struggle Starts Today

Both the House and Senate passed federal budget outlines for fiscal year 2010 on Thursday, April 2, which were mainly in keeping with President Obama's priorities.

GOP Budget Little More than 'Talking Points,' Says White House

Producing an alternative to the Obama budget plan has been something of a fiasco for congressional Republicans. They began in February by debating the scope of the Obama budget, criticizing the spending growth and inherited deficits as if President Obama created the problems facing the country.


Breaking Unhealthy Barriers: Community Health Centers and Working Families

It was the passage of the landmark Economic Opportunity Act of 1964, the same year that Medicare and Medicaid were enacted, that marked the birth of America's Community Health Centers (also known as Federally Qualified Health Centers).