NYC Principals Union Votes ‘No Confidence’ in Mayor Bill de Blasio, Chancellor Richard Carranza

The executive board school principals union unanimously voted, calling on the pair to relinquish control of the school system to

The Capital Note: Forward Guidance & the Fate of Cities

On the menu today: the Fed’s forward guidance, the fate of cities, and the use of collateral in emerging markets.

Dem Senate Candidate Cal Cunningham Would Be ‘Hesitant’ to Receive Coronavirus Vaccine By Year’s End

Cunningham expressed concern that “political and financial corruption” in Washington could mar the vaccine approval process. 

Milton Friedman’s Shareholder Primacy Stands the Test of Time and Helps Many Stakeholders 50 Years Later

Joe Biden and CEOs emphasize helping non-shareholder stakeholders, but they ignore how Friedman’s shareholder primacy theory does exactly that.

Senate Republicans Cast Doubt on COVID Relief Bill’s Prospects, Prompting White House to Consider More Executive Orders

Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell accused the Democrats of forcing unreasonable demands.

Uncharted Territory: Teaching Special Ed Amid COVID-19

Reading Time: 3 minutes OPINION This personal essay is part of WhoWhatWhy’s ongoing series on the challenges and opportunities the

Pelosi Asks Salon Owner to Apologize for ‘Set Up,’ Pleads Ignorance on California Lockdown Law

Despite her own behavior, Pelosi has been vocal in telling Americans to wear masks and follow local guidelines to mitigate

Pelosi Declines to Hold Saturday Vote on Smaller Bill to Expand Unemployment Benefits

The House speaker said it could undercut negotiations on other Democratic funding priorities.

‘Public Servants Show Up And Serve People’: De Blasio Insists on Reopening NYC Schools Despite Pushback from Teachers Union

The mayor’s remarks came after the city’s largest teachers union threatened to strike if its demands regarding the reopening were

The Capital Note: Lockdowns & Lumber

Small business, work from home, how a lumber shortage is increasing the size of one university’s endowment, and more.

Senate Adjourns Through Labor Day Without Reaching Coronavirus Relief Deal

Mitch McConnell said that if an agreement is reached while the Senate is adjourned, they will come back to vote

Cuomo Rejects Independent Investigation of N.Y. Nursing Home Deaths, Saying It Would Be ‘Political’

The governor dismissed allegations that the state had not adequately protected nursing home residents from coronavirus.

Political campaigns are staying home amid the coronavirus pandemic

(Carolyn Van Houten/The Washington Post via Getty Images) Political campaigns are staying home during the COVID-19 pandemic that shows no