Low-income moms have trouble affording diapers for their children and, as a result, are more likely to become depressed or have anxiety, a study says.
But the bill, which would provide several protections for women in the workplace, is unlikely to overcome a filibuster by Senate Republicans.
AARP State Director Brenda Kelley and State President Laura Green are scheduled to meet Wednesday with US Sen. Joe Lieberman and Congressmen John Larson, Chris Murphy, and Joseph Courtney.
Rapidly rising oil prices, and fears it could harm the US economy, make tapping the strategic reserves a tempting option. But analysts say it would work only for the short term.
Kellogg cereal recall due to 'an uncharacteristic off-flavor and smell' from the box liners of its popular 'Apple Jacks,' 'Corn Pops,' 'Froot Loops' and 'Honey Smacks' products.
Unemployed Americans who take parttime or temp work may find that their unemployment benefits get cut after that job ends. It's a disincentive to work, but Congress is moving to remedy that.
For scores of lawmakers, approving the Senate healthcare reform bill and subsequent 'fixes' carries considerable political risk.
Sen. Joe Lieberman is refusing to vote for a healthcare public option – even though the Connecticut Legislature passed comprehensive healthcare reform this year. But poll data suggest the Nutmeg State won't abandon Lieberman.