States and localities should carefully evaluate the effectiveness of the incentives they offer to attract or retain businesses.
When considering bond financing, state and local policymakers should:
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.
Congress should allocate sufficient funds to support and maintain a robust public health infrastructure and population health.
National prevention and health-promotion outreach and education campaigns should be developed and implemented by federal, state, and local governments, alo
Policymakers at all levels should encourage individuals to protect their health by taking advantage of well-funded, evidence-based health-education opportu
The public and private sectors should prioritize consumer and family caregiver
Consumers should be encouraged and empowered to maintain and, where possible, improve their health.