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Media Tip Sheet: GW Expert on EV Tax Credits As Part Of Inflation Reduction Act

August 12, 2022
The House is voting on the Inflation Reduction Act today, a sweeping bill on climate change, corporate taxes, healthcare, and more. Part of the measure includes electric vehicle tax credits. If you’re looking for more context on this matter, please consider John Helveston, assistant professor of engineering management and systems engineering at the George Washington University.

Media Tip Sheet: GW Expert Available to Discuss Arctic Warming Happening Four Times Faster than Predicted

August 11, 2022
A new study finds that the Arctic has been warming nearly four times faster than the globe, which is a higher ratio than most scientists have predicted. The news comes as the U.S. is on the verge of passing a landmark piece of legislation which strives to bring down U.S. emissions of greenhouse gases. GW Law experts are available to discuss the efforts to slow the pace of Arctic warming.

Media Tip Sheet: GW Expert Available to Discuss Arctic Warming Happening Four Times Faster than Predicted

August 11, 2022
A new study finds that the Arctic has been warming nearly four times faster than the globe, which is a higher ratio than most scientists have predicted. The news comes as the U.S. is on the verge of passing a landmark piece of legislation which strives to bring down U.S. emissions of greenhouse gases. GW Law experts are available to discuss the efforts to slow the pace of Arctic warming.

Media Tip Sheet: Rhetoric Surrounding Mar-a-Lago Search

August 11, 2022
The FBI’s search of former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence continues to reverberate across America’s airwaves and front pages. Federal officials are tight-lipped about what prompted the raid and what it uncovered, leaving media outlets and political operatives to fill the void with a mix of anonymous reports, educated guesses, and incendiary misinformation.

Media Tip Sheet: More Employees Are 'Boomeranging' Back to Previous Employers

August 10, 2022
People are leaving their jobs in droves, looking for better pay, better working conditions, and better management. It’s those factors that many say are fueling the ‘Great Resignation.’ But, more employees may now be considering returning to their previous employers. If you would like more context on this matter, please consider GW professor James R. Bailey.

Media Tip Sheet: Rising Housing Prices

August 10, 2022
The July inflation report offers encouraging signs that the surging prices that have plagued wide swaths of the economy might be cooling off. One sector in which prices remain stubbornly high and rising is housing. If you're looking for more context on this matter, please consider Anthony Yezer, professor of economics at the George Washington University.

Media Tip Sheet: FBI Searches Trump's Mar-a-Lago Residence

August 09, 2022
The FBI searched former president Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence in Florida Monday, as part of investigations into the handling of presidential documents. Faculty experts at the George Washington University are available to offer insight, analysis and commentary. If you would like to schedule an interview, please contact the GW Media Relations Office at [email protected].

Media Tip Sheet: GW Experts Available to Discuss Sweden and Finland Joining NATO

August 09, 2022
President Biden today will sign the Instruments of Ratification for the Accession Protocols to the North Atlantic Treaty for the Republic of Finland and Kingdom of Sweden. The George Washington University has faculty experts available to provide context and commentary on this matter.

Media Tip Sheet: Inflation Reduction Act

August 08, 2022
Senate Democrats achieved what once appeared to be impossible over the weekend. All 50 Democratic senators stuck together to pass a sweeping bill through reconciliation that encompasses action on climate change, corporate taxes, healthcare, and more. The legislation salvages some of President Biden’s ambitious domestic agenda and represents a significant victory for Democrats three months before the midterm elections.

Media Tip Sheet: Are We In A Recession? GW Expert Says Usual Indicators Are Off

August 05, 2022

Are we headed for a recession? That’s the big question weighing on economists.

Media Tip Sheet: GW Expert Available to Discuss China’s Reaction to Nancy Pelosi’s Taiwan Trip

August 05, 2022
China said it is canceling or suspending dialogue with the United States on a range of issues from climate change to military relations and anti-drug efforts in retaliation for a visit this week to Taiwan by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. GW Law experts are available to discuss the China's response to Speaker Pelosi's visit to Taiwan.

Media Tip Sheet: Strong July Jobs Report Indicates Labor Market Isn’t Changing Anytime Soon

August 05, 2022
Another strong job report out of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Friday, reporting 528,000 jobs added in July and an unemployment rate that edged down to 3.5 percent. If you would like more context on the matter, please consider Dr. Christopher Kayes, a professor of management at the George Washington University School of Business.

Media Tip Sheet: Recession Top of Mind for Back-to-School Shoppers

August 03, 2022
As the back-to-school shopping season gets underway, one professor at the George Washington University says shoppers are going to be value conscious, with threats of a recession at the top of consumers’ minds. If you would like more context on this matter, please consider Professor Donna Hoffman.

Media Tip Sheet: Activists push prayer into schools

August 02, 2022
If you are looking for an expert to discuss the growing issue of prayer in schools, please consider Dr. Kelly Sherrill Linkous, Assistant Professor of Educational Administration at the George Washington University.
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Sliding Backwards in Obesity Care: Workers See Broad Reductions and Plateauing Coverage in State-Employee Health Plans

August 02, 2022
New research published in Obesity has found that multiple state employee healthcare plans have reduced obesity treatment services for workers in the past five years. Conducted by the STOP Obesity Alliance at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, this paper provides a stark contrast to STOP’s previous research that demonstrated a promising upward trend between 2009-2017 in obesity care coverage by state insurance plans.

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