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High Desert Freeway, California

California officials are moving forward with plans for the “High Desert Freeway,” an $8 billion, 63-mile freeway 40 miles north of downtown Los Angeles that would connect the cities of Palmdale and Lancaster with Victorville, Apple Valley and Adelanto. L.A. County’s first new highway in 25 years would lead to more driving and more pollution, along with sprawling desert development.

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High Value Health Care

We are spending far too much on health care, and getting far too little in return.

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Highway Boondoggles

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How Safe Is Our Food?

Americans rely on a vast network of farms, slaughterhouses and manufacturers to provide safe food every day. In 2019 alone, high-profile recalls and foodborne illness outbreaks linked to flour, chicken strips and romaine lettuce reveal that more action is necessary to protect public health.

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How Safe Is Our Food?

Americans rely on a vast network of farms and businesses to provide safe food daily. But in recent years, a string of high-profile recalls ranging from romaine lettuce to millions of pounds of beef to Ritz and Goldfish crackers have called into question the system developed to ensure safe food reaches people’s plates. The ubiquity of the problem can make grocery shopping a game of Russian roulette where what a family has for dinner could make them seriously sick.

How to Approach Bill Payments During COVID-19

If you're struggling financially because of this pandemic, here's how you can delay this month's bills.

How to Avoid Harmful Chemicals in Plastic

Here's how to reduce your family's exposure to toxic chemicals contained in common household plastics.

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How to freeze your credit files by phone or online

You have two primary options for freezing your credit files with the three major credit bureaus. You can do it by phone or online, whichever you’re more comfortable with.

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How to get your stimulus payments when you file your tax return

If you haven’t received any stimulus payments yet and believe you should have, don’t fret. You will be able to recoup your money when you file your income tax return in the weeks ahead.

How to Identify and Report Price Gouging

Absurd prices for products should not be a concern during this outbreak. Here's how to identify price gouging and put a stop to it.

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