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View the PDF version. Overview Just as the United States has adapted and evolved throughout its history, so have American Elections. In the midst of a global pandemic and as we approach a Presidential Election in November, it is important…

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Download the full report. Executive Summary & Key Findings The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), the comprehensive health care law passed by Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama in 2010, transformed the way the U.S….

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View the PDF version. Overview The American economy has experienced economic recessions and downturns throughout history, and in some instances, the U.S. government has been forced to respond at varying levels. Some legislative responses have helped circulate money, while others…

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View the PDF version. Overview The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act more often referred to as Dodd-Frank, is major legislation that was signed by President Barack Obama in July 2010. Designed in the aftermath of the “Great…

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View the PDF version. Overview The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, more often referred to as Dodd-Frank, was signed by President Barack Obama in July 2010. Dodd-Frank was passed in the aftermath of the “Great Recession” of…

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View the PDF version. Overview In an age where technology is a staple of business and commerce, personal livelihood, entertainment, and global interconnectivity, encryption is a crucial component to the protection of users’ safety and privacy. Many consumers, often without…

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View the PDF version. Overview Oil prices are currently at roughly half of what they were at the beginning of 2020 due to a dramatic decrease in demand for gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel. As states’ stay-at-home orders are ending…

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View the PDF version. Overview Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are the combining of companies or assets through various types of financial transactions. They are important because they allow for businesses to grow or downsize in order to increase their competitive…

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View the PDF version. Overview As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread in the United States, both the House of Representatives and the Senate have passed essential economic relief bills. Recently, many Members of Congress have proposed different measures…

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View the PDF version. Overview The acceleration of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has revealed longtime health challenges among people of color in the United States. Ongoing disparities in social, economic, and environmental conditions continue to impact the health outcomes of…

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View the PDF version Overview Shortly after the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) became widespread in the United States and around the world, many of America’s large and small businesses stepped up to respond to the crisis, providing relief to their communities…

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View the PDF version. Overview Older than the United States itself, the United States Postal Service (USPS) has been around for nearly 250 years providing mail and package delivery for the country. With nearly 143 billion pieces of mail delivered…

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