The Major Policy Issues for 2017

This op-ed from today’s Washington Post lays out many of the major policy changes that are likely to face advocates for low-income and low-wealth people in the 2017 political arena.

It is a useful framework from an experienced and knowledgeable source.

The risks to essential benefits for tens of millions of low- and moderate-income Americans include losing coverage extended to them by the Affordable Care Act, threats to the fundamental structure of the Medicaid health-insurance program for the poor and further reduction of already squeezed funding for scores of other important programs serving the most vulnerable Americans.

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