Reauthorizing emergency unemployment benefits can stabilize families and jobs.
Issue Brief President Obama’s new proposal to reform the Earned Income Tax Credit is a step in the right direction.
Adam Hersh, Senior Economist at the Center for American Progress, testifies before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
The net incomes of four of the largest low-wage employers, Wal-Mart, McDonald’s, Yum! Brands, and Target, represent five times the amount of cost savings in SNAP resulting from a minimum wage hike to $10.10.
Interactive An analysis of SNAP data reveals the savings that each state would experience if the federal minimum wage increases to $10.10 per hour.
Report Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour would lower government spending on federal nutrition assistance by $46 billion over the next 10 years.
The president’s fiscal year 2015 budget focuses on growing the economy and pivots away from austerity.
Report When considering how best to address economic inequality, policymakers need to understand the complexity and diversity within the Asian American community.
Joe Valenti, Director of Asset Building, testifies before the New York City Council Consumer Affairs Committee.
Issue Brief In the fifth year of recovery, policymakers must create an economy that works for everyone.
Report Single-family rental securitization needs to be managed responsibly in order to protect consumer interests.
Fact Sheet Congress must act soon to prevent the Highway Trust Fund from becoming insolvent. Failure to address the impending shortfall will result in a substantial cut to highway and public transportation programs during the heart of construction season.
Historical experience and academic studies show that raising the minimum wage does not harm the economy, even when unemployment is high.
Utah Sen. Mike Lee (R) has proposed legislation that would effectively end the federal government’s role in surface transportation policy and cause economic harm.
Fact Sheet Through social impact bonds, the government can pay for programs that deliver results.