America's national housing policy seems, in a word, adrift: rudderless, following the whims of the prevailing political winds of the day, the ebb and flow of the ocean's tides, wherever they might take us.
A high-quality public education can unlock our children's potential. It can bring communities together. It can ensure a top-notch workforce for our economy and an engaged citizenry for our democracy. We have an opportunity with the ESEA reauthorization to help reclaim the promise of public education.
We cannot let up until Keystone North is vanquished, but all signs continue to point to the president nixing TransCanada's cross-border permit. The latest flashing sign is a White House promise to veto a Keystone pipeline bill just passed by Congress.
Why is it that White House and Foggy Bottom officials felt obligated to twist themselves into contortions when the U.S. government initially stated the obvious and uncontroversial truth?
After the great engagement from last year's National Community Google+ Hangout, we are eager to continue the conversation on advancing the AAPI community this year and beyond.
As the White House announces its plan, they will need to reflect on the reality of the plight of bees, beekeepers and farmers alike. This means they can't avoid addressing the role pesticides play.
The GOP plan would take us back to the days when insurers could sell junk policies, charge older folks more than they can today and calculate premiums based on a person's health status.
The Social Innovation Fund of the Corporation for National and Community Service is transforming how we approach society's challenges, measure outcomes and hold providers accountable when they use public and private resources.
"We understand they have other things to do and are difficult to assemble but if Thor, Captain America, Iron Man, Hulk or any of them are listening, we can really use some help," said Armond Hullicoat, spokesperson for the Department of Graveyard Whistling.
This morning at Gobbler's Knob, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton emerged from a hole and saw her shadow, signaling at least six more months will pass before she declares her candidacy for President.
One of Carter's major tasks will be to oversee the continuing transition of the U.S. military after two highly costly and un-winnable wars to an uncertain environment that will test the Obama administration's last two years in office.
Domingo Carino arrived in the U.S. from the Philippines in 1998. Domingo recently developed a health condition that he desperately needed medication for but couldn't afford without health insurance. He applied for Medicaid but after waiting two months, he was denied coverage. Discouraged, Domingo wondered if there was anything or anyone who could help him.
He learned that the Affordable Care Act created a temporary Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan program. He enrolled in the program, allowing him to afford the chemotherapy treatments he needed. Today, because of the Affordable Care Act, Kalwis is cancer-free and living a healthy life.
He now has a $35 copay for each visit and pays $10 each month for the medication he needs. Now that Peter has access to care, he no longer falls asleep randomly, especially when driving.
This little train wreck over the White House's proposal and then retraction of a plan to cut back on a wasteful yet beloved tax benefit is highly instructive. It's a clear example of how much hot air there is in these fiscal debates.
Speculation is risky, and a lot could and will change over the next two years. But in November 2016, the man running against the likely Democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton, will probably be Jeb Bush, the former governor of Florida.