Report Donald S. Shepard, Elizabeth Setren, and Donna Cooper discuss the cost of hunger and food insecurity in America.
Donna Cooper looks at the top 10 states with failing bridges to see how unemployment and poverty could fall by repairing them.
Donna Cooper examines what it will take to get Congress to act on the president’s job-creating $50 billion infrastructure investment plan.
Donna Cooper calls out those in Congress who would jettison 74,000 jobs to stop common sense union reforms via unrelated legislation.
Donna Cooper details why legislation to fund airport construction and safety as well as federal highway repairs and construction face unconscionable elimination in Congress.
Michael Ettlinger, Donna Cooper, Sarah Wartell, and Bracken Hendricks outline three programs that should be part of any job creation plan.
Donna Cooper y Seth Hanlon detallan lo que millonarios ganarían y lo que muchos otros perderían si el reciente acuerdo del presupuesto concluye sin tocar el tema de los ingresos.
Donna Cooper and Seth Hanlon detail what millionaires will gain and what many other Americans will lose if the recent debt deal is concluded without addressing revenues.
Melissa Boteach and Donna Cooper skewer the conservative think tank’s ridiculous ideas about what low-income Americans spend the bulk of their money on.
Donna Cooper and Jordan Eizenga offer a three-step blueprint for state revolving loan funds for maximizing clean and safe water infrastructure investment.
Donna Cooper and Jordan Eizenga urge policymakers to encourage other states to follow New York’s lead in applying modern portfolio management strategies to their revolving loan funds—which could mean more badly needed water infrastructure improvements.
Julia Kantor and Donna Cooper urge Washington policymakers to support a strong American industry where small public investments become major economic gains.
Sam Ungar and Donna Cooper explore how a new website used by the highway agency makes it easier to ensure that recovery funds flow almost entirely to American companies and workers—and urge other Department of Transportation offices to follow the FHWA’s lead.
Donna Cooper explains how a current proposal to reduce federal spending on badly needed roads improvement will also be a drag on employment—at the worst possible time.
There’s no reasonable way to generate billions in savings from consolidating programs that repair our nation’s highways as Rep. Paul Ryan proposes, argues Donna Cooper.