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New Ryan Budget Disinvests in America

Adam S. Hersh and Sarah Ayres detail how the plan released today by the House leadership would cripple our national economic competitiveness.

By Adam Hersh and Sarah Ayres | Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Meeting the Infrastructure Imperative

book_alt2 icon Report Donna Cooper takes a look at our nation's infrastructure spending needs, and explains how we can pay for them and put Americans back to work.

By Donna Cooper | Thursday, February 16, 2012

Beyond Recovery

book_alt2 icon Report Recommendations for a regional ecosystem restoration plan to help coastal communities recover their past strength and provide the building blocks for a new, more diversified economic growth strategy.

By Kate Gordon, Jeffrey Buchanan, Phillip Singerman, Jorge Madrid, and Sarah Busch | Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Katrina, Two Years Later

Ruy Teixeira finds that the public thinks government efforts to rebuild and prevent the root cause of worsening storms are falling short.

By Ruy Teixeira | Friday, August 31, 2007

Forecast: Storm Warnings

book_alt2 icon Report A new report from CAP's environment experts argues that the country must prepare for more severe hurricanes due to global warming.

By Kit Batten, Jane Bullock, Benjamin Goldstein, George Haddow, Bracken Hendricks, Kari Manlove, and Daniel J. Weiss | Monday, August 27, 2007

Failing Infrastructure by the Numbers

The numbers show we can stop the perpetual underfunding and deferred maintenance that is accelerating structural decay.

Friday, August 17, 2007

The Unnatural Disaster of Katrina

The sluggish emergency response to Hurricane Katrina created the appalling spectacle of thousands of Americans apparently abandoned by their government to a mounting and preventable crisis. In the weeks since, the nation’s emergency management apparatus has begun to face important questions about its obvious failings. But if we restrict our inquiries to ferreting out incompetence […]

Tuesday, October 11, 2005