The Brookings Brief has a piece by Ben Bernanke on how the Federal Reserve Bank saved the US economy in the aftermath of the historic financial crisis of 2008-2009. It is not entirely without self-interest but it is hard to argue with him especially, as he points out, given the performance of the US economy […]
The Kaiser Family Foundation released its 2015 Employer Health Benefits Survey today. This annual survey of employers provides a detailed look at trends in employer-sponsored health coverage including premiums, employee contributions, cost-sharing provisions, and employer opinions. The 2015 survey included almost 2,000 interviews with non-federal public and private firms. The report details the fact that, […]
National Journal follows up it’s piece, What It’s Like to Be a Woman on Capitol Hill Numerous women who work on the Hill say they’ve been excluded from solo meetings and evening events, a practice that could be illegal. Is discrimination one of them?