Issue Brief On average, 33,000 Americans are killed with guns each year, and the burden of this violence falls disproportionately on young people.
Report In September 2013, a distinguished group of American and Chinese experts convened for a high-level track II dialogue to discuss a new model for the U.S.-China relationship.
Issue Brief 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.
Issue Brief A new study about how Millennials view federal anti-poverty efforts finds that they are more likely than older Americans to face direct economic problems.
Issue Brief We need to make our national park system more inclusive and reflective of the totality of the diverse American experience.
Issue Brief 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.
Issue Brief With MAP-21 set to expire in September, Congress must find new revenues and focus policies on improving metropolitan mobility through balanced investments.
Daniel J. Weiss, Senior Fellow and Director of Climate Strategy at the Center for American Progress, testifies before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
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.
Issue Brief Federal workplace protections would go a long way toward strengthening African American lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender families who are economically vulnerable and living on the brink.
Report In addition to addressing the aggressive voter suppression tactics that states have taken post-Shelby County, this report details the importance and power of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act and the tools that remain in Sections 2 and 3 to combat voting-related discrimination.
Report Schools that are redesigned with significantly more time for both student learning and teacher development and collaboration will be better prepared to meet the challenges of Common Core implementation.
Issue Brief Federal matching grants would allow states to significantly lower the cost of postsecondary education at public institutions.