In addition to setting standards with respect to the minimum wage, overtime, and other factors affecting worker pay, the federal government also sets standards for workplace healt
Policymakers must ensure worker safety, particularly during public health emergencies.
Travel should be safe, including during declared public health crises.
Congress should allocate sufficient funds to support and maintain a robust public health infrastructure and population health.
One indicator of smart fiscal practices is maintaining balance between spending and revenues. Occasionally deficits may be necessary.
Federal and state governments should encourage coverage and payment of telehealth services for eligible beneficiaries to improve access and the quality of
One of the more significant labor-force developments of the past quarter century has been the rising participation rate of older Americans.
Government budgets reflect the priorities of policymakers.
The COVID-19 pandemic is a public health crisis of proportions and complexity not seen in over a century.