Policymakers on the federal, state, and local levels have important roles in designing livable communities where residents of all ages can participate fully.
Taxation is the primary way governments fund essential programs and services. The following principles support this goal while also ensuring equity in how revenues are raised.
Income earned through employment is the foundation of most people’s savings and retirement income.
These principles provide a framework for key components of low-income assistance, including income and nutrition assistance programs, access to social supports, and access to basic necessities.