A Stronger Middle Class Leads to More Investment in Postsecondary Education
The rise in U.S. income inequality and the decline of the American middle class have skewed public policy toward the wishes of the rich and contributed to underinvestment in higher education.
Cutting Impact Aid Funding Harms Our Nation’s Schoolchildren
This week we explore sequestration’s effect on schoolchildren from military households and Native American reservations.
Issue Brief It’s time to consider additional policy measures to bring down unemployment and economic suffering from their still-too-high levels.
Our Future Economic Standing Is on the Line
This week we explore sequestration’s effect on the nation’s future innovation and economic competitiveness, as well as some of the other ways it is affecting communities around the country.
Congress Acts to Ease Sequestration’s Pain on Air Travelers
This week we explore sequestration’s inconvenience on the nation’s air travelers, as well as some of the other effects it is having around the country.
Pay-for-Success Programs Could Help OMB with Grant Guidance
The Office of Management and Budget should utilize the power of Pay for Success and Social Impact Bonds when it determines how to allocate grant money.
White House Budget Drives Pay for Success and Social Impact Bonds Forward
New proposals in the Obama administration’s budget will help promote an innovative method to changing the way government does business and will provide a new approach to financing social programs.
Housing-Assistance Cuts Target the Most Vulnerable
This week we explore sequestration’s devastating effect on low-income families receiving federal housing assistance, as well as some of the other impacts it is having around the country.
Issue Brief The U.S. economy needs more policy attention in order to reach a self-sustaining recovery.
Infrastructure and Resilience: Forging a National Strategy for Reconstruction and Growth
Issue Brief In this brief, we argue that the president must advance his new infrastructure initiatives and investment goals in the context of the public health and safety risks of climate change.
Census Bureau Faces Danger from Budget Cuts and Ideological Grandstanding
Issue Brief Attacking the U.S. Census Bureau today means that government and businesses will be less effective tomorrow.