Bold Democracy Reforms That Build on H.R. 1
Americans are expecting leaders to offer far-reaching democracy reform solutions to return power to the people.
Not Enough Cops on the Beat: IRS Cuts Have Benefited Wealthy Tax Cheats
Budget cuts over the past decade have diminished the IRS’ enforcement capacity.
Tax Day 2019: How To Unrig the Tax Code
Growing inequality in the United States—exacerbated under the Trump administration's tax cuts for the wealthy—can be reduced through tax reforms that aim to close the wealth gap.
Harnessing State Child Tax Credits Will Dramatically Reduce Child Poverty
By introducing a state child tax credit—or improving an existing credit—state policymakers can substantially reduce child poverty, increase family economic security, and invest in their state’s next generation.
The Case Against Corporate Tax Boondoggles
Please join the Center for American Progress for a discussion on who economic subsidies really help and how cities and states can ensure that their economic development is fair and inclusive.
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Religious Liberty Should Do No Harm
Policymakers should ensure that religious liberty extends to all Americans—and that it is not misused as a license to discriminate.
Cities and Counties Stand to Benefit From the American Dream and Promise Act
Dreamers and Temporary Protected Status and Deferred Enforced Departure recipients are part of the fabric of communities across the United States.
Resources on H.R. 6, the Dream and Promise Act
The Center for American Progress’ top resources, data, and economic benefits analyses on Dreamers, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders, and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) beneficiaries are captured here.
Using Transparency to Deter Russia’s Asymmetric Attacks on the West
Releasing the full Mueller findings will help shed light on the details of Russia’s political assault on the United States, helping prevent and deter future attacks.
Strikes Driving Change in States With Lowest-Paid Teachers
In states with the lowest teacher pay, teacher protests have been common, as has legislative action to increase salaries.
How the Trump Administration Is Undoing College Accreditation
Regulatory changes would weaken the ability of accreditors to serve as watchdogs over colleges and remove mechanisms to hold accreditors responsible for oversight.
Equity Audits: A Tool for Campus Improvement
Newly proposed legislation will help colleges identify ways to better serve students of all backgrounds.