Deep domestic spending cuts under sequestration coupled with the stalled reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act will make a bad situation worse for poor victims of domestic violence and their families.
Today is Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day—and now is the time to get the facts on one of the most important tax credits that ensures that work pays for working families.
Half in Ten analyzes the nation's progress toward cutting poverty in half in 10 years, tracking progress along several indicators of success.
The presidential candidates need to discuss the issue of poverty in the upcoming debates.
What’s at stake if Congress fails to act to avert automatic cuts to human-needs programs such as Head Start.
Katie Wright looks at some of the challenges facing poor, single-mother families and offers solutions to help lift them out of poverty.
Katie Wright charts how the House-passed Republican budget guts federal programs supporting women and children.
Melissa Boteach and Katie Wright demonstrate how the House Budget Committee chairman’s new proposal would increase hunger, cut jobs, and jeopardize economic security for millions of families, including our veterans.
Katie Wright explains what’s at stake this year for low-income families and our economy should expansions to important tax credits expire.
John Craig, Joy Moses, and Katie Wright examine how the movement can help those at the lower rungs of the 99 percent.
Katie Wright delinea los números más sorprendentes que reveló el Censo esta semana. Estos indican claramente la necesidad de legislación como el Acta de Empleos Estadounidenses.
Katie Wright lists the most startling numbers from yesterday’s census release. They clearly indicate the need for legislation such as the American Jobs Act.
The debt deal struck in Congress will require deep cuts to programs that many Americans living on low incomes in rural areas depend on, writes Katie Wright.
Scott Lilly, Melissa Boteach, and Katie Wright explore the ugly ramifications of the House Republican plan to make the states and the middle class pay for Medicaid cuts.
As they move forward in the debates, policymakers should not forget that the budget is a moral document. Spending caps, proposals to block grant Medicaid and food stamps, and balanced budget amendments would leave vulnerable families and children to fend for themselves.