In states and municipalities across the country, the high cost of traditional defined-benefit public pensions has become a hot-button issue as unfunded liabilities have raced out of control.
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The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).
Internet privacy has become a hot issue as technology to track user movements online has become more widespread.
Wireless communications have improved the lives of millions of people across the United States and the world.
New Jersey is one of several states—including Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Nevada, South Dakota, and Virginia—that recently considered tightening qualifications for teacher tenure or replacing it with
The North Carolina House is considering a bill that would reassess how state agencies extrapolate data on future rates of sea-level rise affecting coastal communities.
Proprietary trading is a common financial activity that is currently being targeted for additional regulation in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis and several high-profile losses by major
Mining is the process of extracting raw minerals from the earth to be converted into valuable materials used by society.
The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and minimum wage laws have been two of the primary mechanisms the federal and state governments have used to help low-income families move out of poverty.