Federal and state laws should prohibit maximum hiring ages and mandatory retirement ages for all workers. This should include public-safety employees.
Businesses that bid on federal, state, and local contracts should be required to report any complaints and determinations of unlawful and unfair practices.
Governments should avoid enacting laws that are inconsistent with U.S. Supreme Court precedent on takings.
Congress should mandate the use of the Supplemental Poverty MeasureA method for measuring povert
State and local governments should expand and strengthen consumer protections, as well as consumer outreach and education programs.
Higher education institutions should set tuition and fees in a manner that ensures affordability and increases educational opportunities for all, including by establishing innovat
A variety of criteria should be used when evaluating proposals to stimulate the economy:
Policymakers should create or extend programs that would address reverse mortgage foreclosures.
Relief packages for people facing hardships due to economic downturns should be temporary and well-targeted.
Proceeds from reverse mortgages should not affect homeowners’ eligibility for public benefit programs.