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Economy

New GDP Numbers Show an Economy Chugging Along but Still Lagging

The third quarter’s GDP numbers show that the economy is returning to normal growth, but we may never make up what we lost.

By Michael Madowitz | Friday, October 31, 2014

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Energy and Environment

Big Oil’s Not-So-Scary Halloween: Industry Leaders Treated to Another Quarter of High Profits

Perhaps the most frightening trick of all is Big Oil’s ability to hold onto its tax breaks.

By Danielle Baussan, Miranda Peterson, and Ashley Olmeda | Friday, October 31, 2014

Health care
Health Care

Reforms to Help Meet the Growing Demand for Long-Term Care Services

article icon Issue Brief Targeted reforms will help more Americans afford the long-term care they are likely to need in the coming decades.

By Daniel Bahr, Topher Spiro, and Maura Calsyn | Friday, October 31, 2014

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Race and Ethnicity

Key Facts to Know About Communities of Color in Louisiana Before the 2014 Midterm Elections

This fact sheet highlights the economic and electoral impact of communities of color as they become a growing share of the population in Louisiana.

By Jamal Hagler | Friday, October 31, 2014

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Higher Education

Examining Gainful Employment in Career Education

The effectiveness and approach of for-profit colleges has been questioned, resulting in efforts to define the legal requirement that the programs lead to gainful employment.

By David A. Bergeron | Friday, October 31, 2014

Colorado
Immigration

10 Facts You Need to Know About Latinos and Immigration in Colorado

The economic, social, and political power of Latinos in Colorado is significant and growing. Immigration reform is a critical issue to Latinos, and it will play a critical role in the state’s Senate and House races.

By Jonathan Valdez | Thursday, October 30, 2014

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Religion and Values

Health Care that Heals

Pope Francis teaches that access to comprehensive health care, which acknowledges the dignity of the whole person at each stage of life, is necessary to build a more just world.

By Claire Markham | Thursday, October 30, 2014

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Race and Ethnicity

Key Facts to Know About Communities of Color in North Carolina Before the 2014 Midterm Elections

This fact sheet highlights the economic and electoral impact of communities of color as they become a growing share of the population in North Carolina.

By Jamal Hagler | Thursday, October 30, 2014

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Race and Ethnicity

Key Facts to Know About Communities of Color in Colorado Before the 2014 Midterm Elections

This fact sheet highlights the economic and electoral impact of communities of color as they become a growing share of the population in Colorado.

By Jamal Hagler | Thursday, October 30, 2014

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Economy

Millions of Americans Are Outside the Financial System

article icon Fact Sheet New data from the FDIC reaffirm that many families lack bank accounts or are otherwise underserved by the financial system.

By Joe Valenti | Thursday, October 30, 2014

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Race and Ethnicity

Key Facts to Know About Communities of Color in Georgia Before the 2014 Midterm Elections

This fact sheet highlights the economic and electoral impact of communities of color as they become a growing share of the population in Georgia.

By Jamal Hagler | Wednesday, October 29, 2014

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Education

For Women and Girls, the Common Core Is a Step Toward Greater Equity

article icon Fact Sheet The Common Core State Standards represent an important step toward closing achievement gaps and opening the door to higher-paying science, technology, engineering, and math jobs for millions of low-income girls and girls of color.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014