Deep domestic spending cuts under sequestration coupled with the stalled reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act will make a bad situation worse for poor victims of domestic violence and their families.
Issue Brief The federal government can and should support efforts to help Americans save their paychecks and refunds during tax season.
We can either maintain tax breaks for some of the wealthiest Americans for things like yachts, or preserve programs for individuals with disabilities and their families.
Report While a multifaceted approach is needed to address human resource issues in public service, the strategic expansion of national service has much to contribute to the development of “talent” in the helping fields.
The president outlines a bold action plan to cut poverty and bring millions of families into the middle class.
Issue Brief It’s hard to imagine what poor families will do and how the nation can reasonably reduce poverty should the federal government continue to slash budgets for critical programs.
It is in our nation’s best interest to make sure that all of our workers can be productive members of our country’s workforce and also take care of their own health or the health of their loved ones.
Report Ending U.S. childhood hunger and U.S. hunger in general is not only the right thing to do—it’s the smart thing to do to advance our national interest.
Today is Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day—and now is the time to get the facts on one of the most important tax credits that ensures that work pays for working families.
Instead of spending billions of dollars on trimming our bellies, let’s shed our nation of homelessness.
The Center for American Progress responds to the 2011 National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households.
The House bill allows sensible reforms to the earned income and child tax credits to expire while continuing tax cuts that benefit the wealthiest Americans.
Balancing the federal budget on the backs of poor and middle-class families lacks soundness and fairness.
Half in Ten analyzes the nation's progress toward cutting poverty in half in 10 years, tracking progress along several indicators of success.
New data released by the U.S. Census Bureau show that we can’t let our safety net programs expire or go unfunded in the end-of-year fiscal negotiations in Congress.