Issue Brief Economic research shows that the safety net reduces poverty and boosts mobility.
Charts Congress has never cut off unemployment insurance when long-term unemployment has been this high.
Lawmakers should expand apprenticeship opportunities to give young Americans access to well-paying, middle-class jobs that do not require a four-year degree.
Report By expanding apprenticeships in the United States, policymakers can create pathways to well-paying middle-class jobs for young Americans, while helping businesses meet the need for skilled workers.
Interactive Failing to expand emergency unemployment benefits would cut off millions of Americans from benefits and slow economic growth.
Millennials can’t afford to let conservatives dismantle America’s greatest progressive achievement.
Issue Brief The government can implement policies to combat Millennials’ unemployment today and secure a more prosperous American future tomorrow.
Issue Brief Lawmakers must acknowledge the magnitude of America’s youth-unemployment crisis or face long-term economic fallout.
Issue Brief The economic consequences of high youth unemployment are enduring, and failing to employ young people today will result in lost earnings, greater costs, and slower economic growth tomorrow.
Issue Brief The new House Republican budget proposes steep cuts in both public and private investment.
Clearly, with their latest budget plan, House Republicans fail to understand that simply restating bad ideas doesn’t make them any better.
Conseratives in Congress support a measure to limit federal spending at 18 percent of gross domestic product. The last time federal spending dipped under 18 percent was 1966, nearly half a century ago. Things have changed quite a bit since then.