Nearly $26 million in funding has been given by the US Department of Labor to support workers’ equitable access to state unemployment insurance systems.

US Department of Labor

Grants under the American Rescue Plan Act are given to West Virginia, California, Iowa, Michigan, and Nevada. WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the award of roughly $26 million in grant money to enhance the delivery of unemployment insurance benefits to persons in California, Iowa, Michigan, Nevada, and West Virginia who have trouble … Read more

Abortion Is Shaking Up Attorneys General Races and Exposing Limits to Their Powers

Abortion

As the country grapples with states’ newfound power to regulate abortion in the aftermath of this summer’s U.S. Supreme Court decision, state attorney general candidates are staking claims on what they’ll do to fight or defend access to abortion — and that’s attracting cash and votes. “By pretty much every indicator there is in a … Read more