Arizona’s Immigrant and LGBT Rights
Given Arizona’s 2010 passage of the anti-immigrant S.B. 1070 and the significant backlash it faced, Gov. Jan Brewer’s recent veto of S.B. 1062 may indicate that the state is moving in a positive direction on LGBT and immigrant rights.
What Challenges Does the New NOAA Administrator Face?
Newly appointed NOAA Administrator Kathryn Sullivan faces significant challenges.
How the Minimum Wage Affects SNAP
If we raised the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour, we would lower government spending on federal nutrition assistance by $46 billion over the next 10 years.
The Incomplete Story of the Asian American Community
Policymakers need to understand the complexity and diversity within the Asian American community when considering how to address economic inequality.
Hostile School Climates Harm LGBT Youth
Research suggests that harsh discipline policies at schools foster hostile climates, pushing LGBT youth out of schools and disproportionately pipelining them into the juvenile justice system.
The Freedoms to Serve and Work
A new CAP report discusses how the Employment Non-Discrimination Act and other common-sense measures to prevent workplace discrimination could benefit more than 1 million service members and veterans.
The Perils of Inaction for the Highway Trust Fund
Congressional failure to address the impending shortfall in the Highway Trust Fund will mean a substantial cut to highway and public transportation programs during the heart of construction season.
Gun Violence Is Devastating the Millennial Generation
The burden of gun violence falls disproportionately on young people.
A New Model for the U.S.-China Relationship
A distinguished group of American and Chinese experts convened last September for a high-level track II dialogue to discuss a new model for the U.S.-China relationship.
Reflecting Our Country’s Growing Diversity in National Parks
Our national park system needs to be more inclusive and reflect the diversity of our nation.
Why Congress Should Invest in the Climate Resilience Fund
To protect communities from extreme weather, Congress needs to invest in President Obama's Climate Resilience Fund.
The Cost of Climate Change
Changing how we invest in our nation's infrastructure will strengthen both it and our economy in the face of extreme weather.
How to Build a 21st Century Infrastructure
A new CAP report discusses how best to address metropolitan congestion.
Equipping Classrooms for the 21st Century
We can address the growing technological gap in schools by modernizing the E-rate program.
The Importance of ENDA and Immigration Reform
The Employment Non-Discrimination Act and comprehensive immigration reform are good for workers, business, and the economy.