This year’s Ryan budget once again slashes middle-class investments and the social safety net in order to continue giving tax breaks to millionaires, corporations, and Big Oil.
Issue Brief Economic research shows that the safety net reduces poverty and boosts mobility.
The current spending cap is a compromise of a compromise for progressives.
Issue Brief President Obama’s new proposal to reform the Earned Income Tax Credit is a step in the right direction.
The president’s fiscal year 2015 budget focuses on growing the economy and pivots away from austerity.
Issue Brief Immigration reform that provides legal status and earned citizenship to undocumented immigrants would extend the solvency of the Medicare trust fund by four years and provide a net contribution to the trust fund for the next three decades.
CAP President Neera Tanden testifies before the Senate Budget Committee.
President Barack Obama’s MyRA plan is a start, but Congress should do more.
While a step in the right direction, the omnibus spending bill is also a reminder of how much our fiscal policy needs to improve to get the economy moving.
Income inequality seems set to become the hot-button issue of the new year, as politicians and citizens alike turn their attention to the unemployed.
The Murray-Ryan budget deal does not eliminate the challenges DOD faces from sequestration but does provide an opportunity to responsibly reduce defense spending.
Although some unfortunate concessions had to be made to appease conservatives, the Murray-Ryan budget deal is a net-positive step for the United States.
The deep divide between House Republicans over the fiscal year 2014 budget is between two political philosophies that have little in common.
Issue Brief Economic data show that Congress’s fiscal brinksmanship is keeping businesses from investing in America and consequently holding back overall growth.
The latest poverty numbers highlight the dramatically negative effects that federal funding cuts are having on the AI/AN population.