At a time when federal research and development, or R&D, investment is stagnating, significant new contributions must be made to secure our continued global leadership in R&D. Rep. Ryan’s budget does just the opposite, significantly reducing the federal government’s commitment to it.
The Obama administration's desire to sell coal leases is at odds with its climate program.
The administration’s desire to sell coal leases undermines its promise to fight carbon pollution.
Issue Brief The conservative economic framework at the core of the Ryan budget remains stuck on supply-side and trickle-down theories that have been discredited and are out of touch with today’s economy.
Healthy coastal ecosystems provide critical social and environmental benefits.
Report Restoring degraded coastal ecosystems produces economic returns above and beyond short-term job creation and economic stimulus.
More than 20 years after the solitary law professor stood up for herself to give visibility and voice to women’s rights, the struggle for gender equality and fairness continues.
Labor-market statistics show a need for action from policymakers.
Issue Brief There is growing recognition that the sex trafficking of children is an issue in the United States. But there is much work still to be done to effectively combat this crime and provide appropriate services and support to victims.
The recent Supreme Court ruling in McCutcheon v. FEC will allow the wealthiest Americans even more influence over politicians, including elected judges.
Slack demand, not demographics, drives low labor-force participation.
The fiscal year 2015 Ryan budget once again puts millionaires, big corporations, and Big Oil ahead of communities of color.
The Ryan budget once again undermines America’s long-term economic future by cutting essential infrastructure programs that support job growth, trade, and the efficient movement of people and goods.
For the fourth straight year, Rep. Paul Ryan’s budget leaves communities of color behind in order to protect tax breaks for millionaires, Big Oil and big corporations.