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Congress Takes Action on Toxic “Forever Chemicals”

A bill to tackle contamination from so-called "forever chemicals" known as Perfluorinated and Polyfluorinated Substances (PFAS) is moving through Congress.

Insights on the Last 6 Months of Biden & Congress on Trade

The U.S. and China are engaged in ongoing negotiations while tensions have risen, a lawsuit challenging Trump's imposition of 301 tariffs are underway

Tax Reform Seen as Key for Equitable COVID Recovery

As Congress struggles to pass legislation to boost recovery from the pandemic's economic fallout, tax experts are urging lawmakers to invest in policies that benefit working families by taxing the rich.

Organized Labor Urges Congress to Pass PRO Act

The AFL-CIO is holding a week of action to urge Congress to pass the Protecting the Right to Organize - or PRO - Act

Fourth of July Sale on Used Books

Whether you celebrate at home with family and friends or you take your celebration elsewhere, DiscoverBooks.com can help make it a memorable 4th.

Groups Call for $10 Billion to Bolster Shorelines Against Sea-Level Rise

Sea levels in California are projected to rise up to 55 inches by the end of the century, so climate advocates are calling on Congress to fund coastal restoration projects to mitigate potential flooding.

More Students in Prison to Get ‘Second Chance’ Pell Grants

Congress has made it easier for people behind bars to receive financial help for their schooling.

FL Group Works for Fair Process, Greater Awareness in Redistricting

Reapportionment data announced Monday has sparked conversation about a census undercount, and lower-than-expected Florida representation in Congress come 2022.

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Massachusetts Ranks #1 in Child Well-Being

Massachusetts ranks first in the nation for children's well-being, according to the 2022 Kids Count Data Book from the Annie E. Casey Foundation.
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Vote Expected Today in U.S. House on Inflation-Reduction Act

Health advocates are hailing the new Inflation Reduction Act, saying it would be the biggest health-care reform since the Affordable Care Act.

Florida’s Child Well-Being Report Card Shows Increase in Mental Distress

Children's advocacy groups are calling on lawmakers to do more to improve the well-being of Florida's kids.

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4 Easy Ways to Treat Yourself

Even the little act of purchasing new socks can make a great difference to your sense of contentment. Rather than purchasing impractical gifts, you could make life more enjoyable by spending less money on treats that make you happy at that moment.