A lesson in infrastructure from Flint

Emergencies like the tragedy we are seeing in Flint are a stark reminder of what is at stake when it comes to investment in water projects. We cannot continue in the pattern of turning attention to critical infrastructure only when disaster strikes—we must make long-term, pro-growth investments to prevent further tragedies from ever occurring.

Is sugar the new tobacco?

Is sugar the new tobacco? New Haven Register By Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro Fifty years ago this year, the Surgeon General released its first-ever report on smoking. It found that fatality rates for lung cancer, then the most frequent type of cancer for men, were nearly 1,000 percent higher for smokers than for non-smokers. It also...

Equal wages long overdue

Why do equally qualified women make, on average, just 77 cents for every dollar a man makes? Why, 50 years after Congress passed the Equal Pay Act to end the "serious and endemic problem" of unequal pay, has the gender-based wage gap only closed by less than one cent per year?

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