Rebuild by Design; Tax Cuts for Parents?; Puerto Rico’s Problems

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Residents plant beach grass on protective sand dunes in the Breezy Point neighborhood on the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy.

New York City is about to launch proposals for the post-Sandy Rebuild By Design project. U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan discusses the project and the plans to protect the coastline from extensive storm damage in the future. Plus: the details of New York’s new budget; an argument that the tax code should be friendlier to parents than to child-free adults; and an explanation of why people are leaving Puerto Rico.