One indicator of smart fiscal practices is maintaining balance between spending and revenues. Occasionally deficits may be necessary.
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.
Federal and state licensing standards should require that nursing facilities and assisted living/residential care settings have well-developed, feasible, and practiced emer
Public transportation providers should receive sufficient funding to ensure a clean and safe operating environment for employees and riders during public health emergencies.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the states, and all other regulators should vigorously enforce all regulations in long-term services and supports (LTSS) facilities and home care w
States should simplify estate planning. This includes allowing the use of electronic wills or trusts to govern the distribution of property at death.
Government budgets reflect the priorities of policymakers.