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Joint Economic Committee 9h
"Whatever actions we take, we must not lose faith in our ability as a deliberative body to represent, consider, & create policy solutions tailored to the crises our country faces." Check out last week's hearing on restoring confidence during the coronavirus recession ⬇️
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Joint Economic Committee 10h
Over the course of this Congress, the Project will explore ways to strengthen parents’ ability to invest in their . The policies we consider related to family affordability and family cohesion will be relevant for this policy goal.
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Joint Economic Committee 13h
Changing the course of family stability will likely require substantial effort, so Americans of all backgrounds and perspectives must come together to solve the modern-day problem of family instability.
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Joint Economic Committee Aug 3
The highly educated marry more often, stay married more often, & rarely bear children outside of marriage. As of 2019, 57% of highly-educated women ages 15-44 were married, compared to 36% of moderately-educated women & 18% of women with low education.
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Joint Economic Committee Aug 3
ICYMI: Recognizing the social and economic barriers that cause more couples to put off marriage should be a priority for policymakers. Read more 👇🏼
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Joint Economic Committee Aug 3
"Our focus should be on policies that pave the way for American recovery." Watch ’s opening statement from last week’s
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Joint Economic Committee Jul 31
Replying to @JECRepublicans
The result has been the paradox of rising affluence weakening the families and associational life of Americans across the socioeconomic spectrum, but doing more damage among the least affluent.
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Joint Economic Committee Jul 31
What happened to marriage in impoverished communities? Institutional decline, a breakdown of traditional morality, & economic segregation sowed distrust among less advantaged people. That distrust extended to relationships between men & women, worsening the decline in marriage.
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Joint Economic Committee Jul 31
Missed yesterday’s hearing on restoring confidence during the coronavirus recession? You can view the entire hearing here:
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Joint Economic Committee Jul 31
Replying to @JECRepublicans
What do we want?? | ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ | | The flourishing | I of our I I associational | | life and the | | institutions that | | secure it. | |_______ | (\__/) || (•ㅅ•) || /   づ
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Joint Economic Committee Jul 31
American civil society has been hollowed out. The task of concerned policymakers and citizens alike must now be to discern what can be done to renew these institutions that were once so central to American life—and that could be again. Learn more ↓
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Joint Economic Committee Jul 30
Read Chairman 's opening statement from today's
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Joint Economic Committee Jul 30
HAPPENING NOW: Our hearing, “Reducing Uncertainty and Restoring Confidence during the Coronavirus Recession” is live on our website. Watch it here:
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Joint Economic Committee Jul 30
Replying to @JECRepublicans
- Clarify & Harmonize the Government’s Multiple Definitions of “Employee” Versus Contractor - Codify the Direct-Control Definition of a Joint Employer - Repeal Work Restrictions - Among several other policies, read the full list of suggestions here:
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Joint Economic Committee Jul 30
Replying to @Heritage
Rachel Greszler, , suggests policymakers: - Help bridge COVID-19 unemployment gaps with a partial federal match - Enact Universal Savings Accounts () - Provide a Safe Harbor Liability Protection for businesses, schools, and workers
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Joint Economic Committee Jul 30
Replying to @JECRepublicans
“When the government establishes programs that guarantee individuals specified benefits under prescribed circumstances, individuals naturally save less because they have fewer reasons to save.”
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Joint Economic Committee Jul 30
Replying to @Heritage
"The benefits provided by government stabilizers are not without cost. They are effectively a socialized substitute for individuals’ and families’ savings." - Rachel Greszler,
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Joint Economic Committee Jul 30
Replying to @JECRepublicans
"Government stabilizers seek to smooth economic ups & downs... If followed correctly, by actually saving resources during good times, such stabilizers can have significant benefits."
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Joint Economic Committee Jul 30
Replying to @JECRepublicans
"Actions that take away Americans’ ability to prepare for their own futures and steps that push the U.S. closer to the brink of fiscal disaster will reduce stability and confidence."
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Joint Economic Committee Jul 30
.’s Rachel Greszler: "Uncertainty is an unchangeable fact of life. As the COVID-19 pandemic has shown us, no amount of federal spending can take away the uncertainties or hardships of a global health pandemic." THREAD 👇🏼
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