Skip Navigation

Close and don't show again.

Your browser is out of date.

You may not get the full experience here on National Journal.

Please upgrade your browser to any of the following supported browsers:

Economy Economy

This ad will end in seconds
 
Close X

Not a member? Learn More »

Forget Your Password?

Don't have an account? Register »

Reveal Navigation
 

 

Economy

How Can the U.S. Fix a 14,000-Case Backlog of Black-Lung-Stricken Miners?

Congressional leaders and labor officials convened this week to address a broken federal compensation program for miners with the disease.

How Car Ownership Helps the Working Poor Get Ahead

Access to public transit helps, but it's not enough to connect some workers with economic opportunity.

Paul Ryan Offers a Way Forward for GOP on Poverty

The Republican's "discussion draft" could help the party navigate a tough issue in the midterm elections.

Could You Live on $77 a Week?

Minimum-wage advocates begin their 'Live the Wage' challenge

Congress Has Finally Found a Bill to Rally Around

The Able Act, which would allow those with disabilities to set up tax-free savings accounts, has broad support and will likely pass both chambers with ease.

Opinion

Do You Have Emergency Savings to Get You Through a Crisis?

Half of Americans have no retirement assets, and those who do often neglect their rainy-day fund in favor of longer-term goals.

Do You Like Peaches? Then This South Carolina Farmer Suggests You Like Immigration Reform, Too.

The 500 Mexican workers who make Titan Farms possible must return over the border at the end of every growing season.

Show More

How Can the U.S. Fix a 14,000-Case Backlog of Black-Lung-Stricken Miners?

Congressional leaders and labor officials convened this week to address a broken federal compensation program for miners with the disease.

How Car Ownership Helps the Working Poor Get Ahead

Access to public transit helps, but it's not enough to connect some workers with economic opportunity.

Paul Ryan Offers a Way Forward for GOP on Poverty

The Republican's "discussion draft" could help the party navigate a tough issue in the midterm elections.

Could You Live on $77 a Week?

Minimum-wage advocates begin their 'Live the Wage' challenge

Congress Has Finally Found a Bill to Rally Around

The Able Act, which would allow those with disabilities to set up tax-free savings accounts, has broad support and will likely pass both chambers with ease.

Opinion

Do You Have Emergency Savings to Get You Through a Crisis?

Half of Americans have no retirement assets, and those who do often neglect their rainy-day fund in favor of longer-term goals.

Do You Like Peaches? Then This South Carolina Farmer Suggests You Like Immigration Reform, Too.

The 500 Mexican workers who make Titan Farms possible must return over the border at the end of every growing season.

Show More