Critics are placing blame for the gun violence crisis on inaction at the highest levels of the US government.
A rescission bill from House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy would make the housing stock less safe and cut access to job training programs for its residents.
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Simon Johnson, former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, is a professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, and a member of the CBO’s Panel of Economic Advisers. He is a co-founder of The Baseline Scenario.