American Politics

Reclaiming Our Politics with a New Kind of Civic Discourse

Turn on the news and you will surely hear plenty about protests, violence and the political polarization of the country. However, a new analysis conducted by two non-partisan organizations, Voice of the People¬†and¬†Common Ground Solutions, indicates that we Americans may…

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act)

On March 27, 2020, the President signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) to provide needed relief to American households, businesses, cities, states and hospitals. Many of the details of how the new law…

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). This federal legislation went into effect on April 2, 2020, and will expire on December 31, 2020. The FFCRA has a variety of provisions…