Following the Money: Trump and Russia-Linked Transactions From the Campaign to the Presidential Inauguration
At the heart of the inquiry into the alleged collusion between Trump and Russia is money. It provides concrete evidence of relationships, methods, and motives.
Trump’s EPA Poised to Undo Progress on Mercury Pollution Reduction
The next move by the Environmental Protection Agency, under Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler, could undo years of state progress on reducing toxic air pollution from power plants.
State Future Funds: Investing in Community Resilience Across the United States
As communities are hit with more intense extreme weather, floods, and wildfires fueled by climate change, Congress must invest in solutions that build our nation’s resilience.
Preventing Endless War Requires Real Congressional Oversight—Not New War Authority
Congress needs to do real oversight about how and whether the current wars should continue before considering any new AUMF.
Eliminating Racial Disparities in Maternal and Infant Mortality
The United States is facing a maternal and infant health crisis, and African American women are at the center. Join us for a discussion with women of color experts in the maternal and infant health field that focuses on policy solutions.
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The Education Department’s Debit Card Pilot Could Threaten Student Aid
A pilot program from the Department of Education will partner the department with a private financial institution to provide a payment card to students, offering up students as customers while collecting data on their spending habits—data that the department could ultimately use to limit students’ eligibility for financial aid.
Understanding the Difference Between Safety and Access
The autonomous vehicle revolution offers planners an opportunity to redesign the surface transportation system to be more accessible and sustainable by prioritizing the needs of pedestrians and other nonautomotive users.
When a Job Is Not Enough
Despite working as much or more than white families, Latinx families have less wealth.
Expanding the Authority of State Attorneys General to Combat Police Misconduct
In the absence of federal leadership, states must adopt policies and allocate resources to promote effective and constitutional policing.
The Future Is Bright for Community Schools
Through organizing, lifting up community voices, improving curricula, and investing in effective leadership, community schools can realize their potential and grow to scale.
Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric Was Defeated in the 2018 Midterm Elections
The results of the 2018 midterm elections show that voters are weary of divisive, hateful messages and that they instead prefer solutions to long-standing issues.
Migration Flows in Mexico Have Challenged the Country’s Immigration Policies
Mexico’s immigration policies fail to address the needs of returnees and Central American migrants.
Trump’s ‘Public Charge’ Rule Would Radically Change Legal Immigration
President Trump’s proposed LPC test, despite claims to the contrary, would apply to millions of people each year—and most of those who would be denied green cards or other visas will never have received public benefits in the United States.