4 Ways the Federal Government Can Improve College Campus Safety in States With Lax Gun Laws
As more states pass campus carry laws, Congress and the Biden administration should intervene to protect college students and employees from gun violence.
The Economic Benefits of Vaccinations
Vaccinations can help the U.S. workforce and economy recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Using Bulk Purchasing To Lower Prescription Drug Prices
Bulk purchasing of prescription drugs would allow federal and state governments to better respond to epidemics—including opioid addiction and HIV/AIDS—and pandemics such as COVID-19.
It Is Past Time for Congress To Expand the Lower Courts
Congress must ensure the federal judiciary reflects the needs and diversity of the people it serves.
A Pathway to Citizenship and Economic Growth Through Budget Reconciliation
A pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants benefits the U.S. economy as a whole—and it can be done through the budget reconciliation process.
To Tackle Climate Change, We Must Reform Land Use
In addition to rapid electrification of the transportation sector, Congress must reform its transportation policies to expand transportation choice—including transit, biking, and walking—and encourage infill development.
The Clean Economy Revolution Will Be Unionized
State and local progress can inform federal action to support high-quality, union jobs building the clean economy.
Using Performance Management to Eliminate Greenhouse Gas Emissions From the Surface Transportation Sector
The next surface transportation reauthorization bill should require states and metropolitan regions to adopt targets that represent clear reductions in surface transportation GHG emissions that put the sector on a path to net-zero emissions by midcentury.
Religious Americans Demand Climate Action
Faith groups across the board are advocating for climate justice, including through the investments in the bipartisan infrastructure framework and reconciliation packages.
7 Ways Drug Pricing Legislative Proposals Would Lower Costs for Consumers and Businesses
Key legislative proposals, including drug price negotiation and inflation caps, would save consumers and businesses millions of dollars.
Hispanic LGBTQ Individuals Encounter Heightened Discrimination
The 2020 CAP survey shows disparities in access to services, benefits, and mental health care for Hispanic LGBTQ individuals.
Black LGBTQ Individuals Experience Heightened Levels of Discrimination
The compounding effects of discrimination for Black LGBTQ Americans are evident in the workplace, health care systems, and police interactions, leading to gaps in economic advancement and mental and physical health outcomes.