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Higher Education

Consumer Protection and Higher Education Financing Alternatives

Rohit Chopra, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, testified before the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee.

by Rohit Chopra | Thursday, October 8, 2015


Infographic: Pass the EACH Woman Act

The funding restriction for abortion services harms women and their health.

by Heidi Williamson and Sara Birchler | Thursday, October 8, 2015

Civil Liberties

Infographic: Divided Government Has Not Always Meant Slow Judicial Confirmations

The Senate's current judicial confirmations are moving at the slowest rate since 1953.

by Anisha Singh and Jake Faleschini | Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Las Vegas, Nevada family

Fast Facts: Economic Security for Nevada Families

article icon Fact Sheet The right policies can go a long way toward helping Nevada women gain economic security.

by Ryan Erickson, Sarah Jane Glynn, Heidi Williamson | Monday, October 5, 2015

workers build stage

The State of the U.S. Labor Market: Pre-October 2015 Jobs Release

bars icon Charts Here are six charts on the economy six years after the Great Recession.

by Michael Madowitz, Danielle Corley, Shiv Rawal | Thursday, October 1, 2015

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State Paid Leave Administration

book_alt2 icon Report This report outlines key considerations for states interested in developing paid family and medical leave programs.

by Sarah Jane Glynn | Wednesday, September 30, 2015

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Housing and Consumer Finance

Time to Reboot the Housing Market

In the market for home purchase loans, stark disparities remain between people of color and non-Hispanic white homebuyers. Policymakers must seriously consider these disparities as they design programs to make the home mortgage market more equitable.

by Michela Zonta | Wednesday, September 30, 2015


Changing the Conversation on Abortion Restrictions

article icon Issue Brief Hundreds of laws have been passed to restrict abortion in the past few years that undermine health care providers’ ability to provide—and patients’ right to receive—individualized, quality care. To counter this, legislators in several states are introducing bills that would protect evidence-based medical care and expand abortion access.

by Donna Barry, Andrea D. Friedman, Sarah Lipton-Lubet | Wednesday, September 30, 2015

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Energy and Environment

The Meaning of Loss and Damage in the International Climate Negotiations

article icon Issue Brief Loss and damage is a concept that is broader than climate adaptation and should not be conflated with liability or compensation.

by Gwynne Taraska | Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Putin U.N. address
Race and Ethnicity

Putin Should Not Throw Stones

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent comments about the unrest in Ferguson highlight why the United States must work to address its own shortcomings as it promotes democracy abroad.

by Sam Fulwood III | Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Foreign Policy and Security

Assessing American Foreign Policy Toward China

Melanie Hart, Director of China Policy at the Center for American Progress, testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

by Melanie Hart | Tuesday, September 29, 2015

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Economic Snapshot: September 2015

article icon Issue Brief Congress can and should act to strengthen the economy in order to boost the economic fortunes of middle-class families.

by Christian E. Weller and Jackie Odum | Tuesday, September 29, 2015