Policymakers should take action to raise revenues, promote energy conservation, and reduce climate change.
Carbon taxes or a cap-and-trade systems that would increase energy-related and other prices must include measures to compensate for regional differences in energy costs and
Policymakers at all levels should expand access to NEMT for people of varying income and ability levels.
Defined-contribution plan account holders should have to obtain written spousal consent to take payment from the account in a form other than a joint-and-survivor annuity.
Motor fuel taxes should be indexed for inflation and increased as necessary to fund transportation infrastructure and services.
Excise taxes on individual commodities, such as tobacco or alcohol, should at least keep pace with inflation, such as by levying them on an ad valorem basis.
Policymakers should promote the creation of mixed-use livable communities.
Areas that are at risk for deterioration, abandonment, and blight should be targeted for planning and revitalization. Displacement of current residents must be minimized.
Congress should not convert into a block grant the Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly program or the Section 8 housing voucher program, both of which have a proven track record of good
Policies should be enacted to protect and expand the availability of affordable, accessible, safe housing, particularly for those with the most severe cost burdens.