Issue Brief Complete Streets are an essential element of a balanced transportation system, expanding personal mobility through designs that are safe and accommodating for all users regardless of age, income, or ability level.
Issue Brief We explore historical trends in federal R&D investment and the impact of fiscal austerity on American innovative capacity.
Issue Brief As 2013 comes to an end, we examine how House Republicans’ piecemeal approach stacks up against the Senate’s broad immigration reform bill passed in June.
Report In our efforts to end homelessness, we must continue to provide affordable rental housing and comprehensive support to individuals and families facing poverty.
Issue Brief Three new CAP reports debunk the myth that top income tax breaks and other policies that benefit the wealthy generate broadly shared economic prosperity.
Report Regardless of the relationship between inequality and economic growth, the high level of inequality that we have today requires a policy response leading to a more equitable and inclusive economy.
Report A new CAP analysis explores the effects that redistributive tax and transfer programs have on Americans’ risk-taking behavior and labor mobility.
Issue Brief Domestic measures and international coordination in other forums are essential for progress on climate change.
Issue Brief Paid family leave upholds the value of caregiving, fights against injustice, and helps build healthier families.
Issue Brief During an unprecedented austerity push, Congress wastes billions of dollars on the unnecessary prison.
Report By expanding apprenticeships in the United States, policymakers can create pathways to well-paying middle-class jobs for young Americans, while helping businesses meet the need for skilled workers.
Report Child support enforcement reform should focus on customer-oriented approaches to achieve better results for American families.
Issue Brief Economic data show that Congress’s fiscal brinksmanship is keeping businesses from investing in America and consequently holding back overall growth.
Issue Brief Congress always intended to replace the sequester with smarter deficit reduction—then they slashed deficits but still left the full sequester in place.