What the Battle over the Dream Act means for the West

As the threat of a government shutdown looms, Congress wrestles over DACA. — by Maya L. Kapoor is an associate editor for High Country News. For a short time, soccer seemed like it might be Daniela Benitez’s ticket to attending college. She didn’t begin playing soccer until the eighth grade, but by her junior year of high …

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Even Without CBO Score, the Republican Healthcare Plan Gets Bad Marks

Multiple American Healthcare Act (AHCA) analyses show millions losing coverage while costs increase for vulnerable Americans by Deirdre Fulton, staff writer at Common Dreams As the Trump administration continued on Friday to downplay a forthcoming cost analysis of the GOP’s healthcare plan, independent assessments of the proposal revealed the likelihood of large coverage losses and cost increases …

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