Some 39% of households in the largest metro areas are represented by householders of color, but 53% of households that lack complete plumbing are represented by householders of color, finds new research.
Piped, in-home water isn’t universal, and people of color are disproportionately more likely than white Americans to lack piped water, finds new research in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences.
Medicare Part D is an optional program to help people enrolled in the federal health program pay for prescription drugs. With annual expenses running to about $100 billion last year, it is the dominant insurer in the U.S. pharmaceutical market.
Whether a state’s population is fully represented in the House is based on census collection practices dating back centuries. The number of House seats a state gets will affect its sway in coming presidential elections.