Call to Shield Seniors’ Social Security From Student Loan Deductions Intensifies

Democratic lawmakers have come out in force this week with an open letter to President Joe Biden stating that some of the country’s most vulnerable are losing their access to Social Security due to their student loans. Here’s the full story. Call to Halt Social Security Benefit Sanctions Democratic lawmakers have said in an open … Read more

Illinois Contemplates Unconditional Cash Transfers for Residents

There’s talk of a new policy being floated in Illinois that could make the lives of countless Illinoisans much easier. Here’s the full story. Illinois Considers Guaranteed Income Guaranteed basic income could be on the cards in Illinois. This week, lawmakers heard proposals from several different advocates, all pushing for guaranteed income for those who … Read more

Maine Weighs Stricter Gun Control Measures Amid Public Debate

Maine lawmakers are currently debating on introducing tougher gun control measures in the state following the tragic incident in Lewiston, the state’s deadliest mass shooting on record. Some welcome stricter measures, but there are also a number of people who oppose these developments. Here’s the full story. Maine’s Gun Control Showdown Democrats in Main have … Read more