More Work Needed to Sustain Progress on DACA Renewals
New USCIS data show that more people are applying for and receiving DACA renewals, but USCIS and advocates can do more to make sure Dreamers are protected.
Policy Options to Encourage All-Payer Claims Databases
After a 2016 Supreme Court decision, policymakers must re-evaluate strategies for collecting health care data.
Racism: The Evergreen Toxin Killing Black Mothers and Infants
A growing body of research on U.S. maternal and infant mortality rates among African Americans suggests that the nation must confront racism.
Scott Pruitt’s Culture of Corruption Will Cost Americans Hundreds of Billions of Dollars per Year
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s culture of corruption goes far beyond his luxurious lifestyle; ultimately, it extends to costs foisted upon American taxpayers in order to benefit polluters.
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Scott Pruitt Threatens Reproductive and Environmental Justice for Women
Throughout his tenure at the Environmental Protection Agency, Administrator Pruitt has favored polluters and corporations over reproductive health, rights, and justice—and women of color are losing out the most.
Ban Lobbyists from Fundraising for Politicians
To reduce the undue influence of big money in politics, Congress and state legislators should ban lobbyists from fundraising for candidates for public office.
Ban Committee-Related Campaign Contributions to State Legislators
In order to restore government for the people, state legislators should stop accepting contributions from interests under the jurisdiction of their committees.
Do Not Fall for the Hype on U.S.-China Natural Gas Trade
The Trump administration’s obsession with fossil fuel exports plays into Beijing’s grand strategy to become the next high-tech superpower.
3 Ways the House Farm Bill Would Hurt America’s Land, Water, and Wildlife
Congress’ first attempt at the next Farm Bill guts support on which farmers and land managers rely to be good stewards of the nation's natural resources, while cutting important conservation programs and weakening environmental laws.
Tax Cut Bill Will Lead to Trillion Dollar Deficits
Despite claims that the recently passed tax cut bill will lead to a reduction in deficits and debt, CBO projections indicate that the opposite will be true.
The Final Tax Bill Is a Bigger Win for Foreign Investors Than the Entire Working and Middle Class in Trump States
In 2019, foreign investors would bring home $5 billion more from the tax bill than every working- and middle-class family in states that voted for President Trump, combined.