How Medicaid Cuts Could Threaten Public School Students and Teachers in Every State
If federal lawmakers’ attacks on Medicaid succeed, states could be forced to fill the resulting budget holes with cuts to public education, leading to lower salaries for teachers or higher tuition for college students.
The Importance of NEPA Review for Infrastructure Projects
NEPA provides the public with information about the potential impacts of infrastructure projects and helps coordinate federal agency review and enforcement of numerous environmental, civil rights, and historic preservation statutes.
Purchasing Public Benefits Through Public-Private Partnerships
The high-speed rail line proposed to run between Dallas and Houston demonstrates the potential value of investing public dollars in privately financed, for-profit transportation projects to purchase certain public benefits.
What Turkey’s Political Changes Mean for U.S.-Turkish Relations
The United States should take a harder line with Turkey and begin to prepare for the potential implications of Erdoğan’s aggressive nationalism.
2018 Smart on Crime Innovations Conference
The 2018 Smart on Crime Innovations Conference will emphasize the need to maintain a commitment to criminal justice reform and tackle the unexplored and difficult questions that must be faced in order to move forward toward a smarter, fairer, and more just system.
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Brett Kavanaugh Threatens Americans’ Fundamental Right to Vote
Senators should demand a U.S. Supreme Court Justice who will protect the right to vote for all Americans.
The Trump-Pence Administration Uses Alternative Facts to Drive Major Policy Decisions Around Women’s Health
The Trump-Pence administration has launched a wholesale attack on women’s health programs and is using fake evidence to back up their actions.
Strategies to combat sexual harassment must include expanding opportunities for women to decrease occupational segregation and remove barriers to high level jobs and senior leadership.
A Well-Rounded Education
America’s high school students need a rich and varied curriculum in order to be successful in high school, college, and beyond.
Abuse of Power: Debunking the Trump Administration’s National Security Argument for Coal
The Trump administration seeks to reward political favorites at coal companies by falsely claiming a national security threat to the electric grid, opening the door to more egregious abuses of power.
Amid Legal and Political Uncertainty, DACA Remains More Important Than Ever
A survey of DACA beneficiaries finds the program has had an outsize effect on participants, their families, and the U.S. economy as a whole—even as recipients face uncertainty about the future.
Women and LGBTQ Deportees Face Compounded Dangers Upon Return
Forcing women and LGBTQ immigrants to return to Mexico and Central America could put them in grave danger.