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.
Report To address metropolitan congestion—our most pressing transportation challenge—we need to adopt performance management, increase competition for federal funds, and reform transportation governance.
Fact Sheet With MAP-21 set to expire in September, Congress must find new revenues and focus policies on improving metropolitan mobility through balanced investments.
Changing our approach to investing in our nation’s infrastructure will help strengthen it and the economy in the face of more frequent extreme weather events.
Local governments need to take bold action to restore the middle class and ensure more access to it. Cities are an important and unique solution to many social problems.
Issue Brief Supporting caregivers through paid family leave and flexible hours will go a long way toward recognizing our invaluable informal care community and increasing cost savings for taxpayers.
Strengthening the middle class is key to growth and competitiveness.
Polling indicates that Americans are worried about their ability to retire and want policymakers to take action.
President Barack Obama’s MyRA plan is a start, but Congress should do more.
Six common-sense policies could help roll back economic inequality in America.