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Federal Budget

Fixing Sequestration and Improving the Budget Process

Carmel Martin, Executive Vice President for Policy at the Center for American Progress, submitted testimony to the House Budget Committee for its hearing on the first principles of congressional budgeting.

by Carmel Martin | Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Financial aid office
Housing and Consumer Finance

Improving Student Loan Servicing

The Center for American Progress makes comments to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on ways to improve student loan servicing.

by Sarah Edelman and Ben Miller | Thursday, July 23, 2015

LGBT

Video: Their Baby Was Denied Access to Care Because They Are Gay

play_alt icon Video LGBT couple Krista and Jami Contreras discuss what happened when they took their infant daughter to the pediatrician for the first time.

by Andrew Satter and Sarah McBride | Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Normandale Community College Latino Club
Immigration

Federal-Local Coordination on Immigration Enforcement: Prioritizing Public Safety

Prioritizing safety for all is the focus of locally tailored immigration enforcement programs.

by Lizet Ocampo | Monday, July 20, 2015

Women

Progress Continues One Year After the White House Summit on Working Families

cursor icon Interactive It has been one year since the White House Summit on Working Families. This interactive shows some of the progress that has been made for working families during that time.

by the Women's Initiative | Friday, July 17, 2015

Iran deal negotiators
Foreign Policy and Security

Ensuring that the Nuclear Agreement Effectively Constrains Iran

article icon Issue Brief Congress should measure the deal against the main alternatives and work with the Obama administration to ensure strong and effective implementation using three steps.

by Brian Katulis, Shlomo Brom, Peter Juul, Hardin Lang | Friday, July 17, 2015

U.S. Navy in Gulf
Foreign Policy and Security

Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Actions in the Middle East

article icon Issue Brief After the nuclear deal, the United States needs to work with partners to step up its efforts to counter Iran’s negative behaviors.

by Peter Juul, Brian Katulis, Shlomo Brom | Friday, July 17, 2015

Public Opinion

Infographic: Small Business Owners Support Contraception Insurance Coverage

New polling data shows widespread support among small business owners for providing employees with birth control coverage.

by Julisa McCoy and Donna Barry | Thursday, July 16, 2015

Hobby Lobby vigil
Public Opinion

Small Business Owners Are More Progressive than the U.S. Supreme Court Thinks

As the U.S. Supreme Court’s Burwell v. Hobby Lobby ruling becomes the law of the land, small business owners show just how unnecessary the religious accommodations for contraceptive insurance are.

by Julisa McCoy and Donna Barry | Thursday, July 16, 2015

Ohio career fair
Women

Fast Facts: Economic Security for Ohio Families

article icon Fact Sheet The right policies can go a long way toward helping Ohio women gain economic security.

by Ryan Erickson, Sarah Jane Glynn, Heidi Williamson | Thursday, July 16, 2015

Nun and elder care
Economy

Real Family Values: Planning for a Future that Ensures Dignity for an Aging Population

article icon Issue Brief As America’s aging population increases, implementing policies steeped in real family values—dignity, fairness, and respect—must be a priority to meet the needs of the elderly and their caregivers.

by Emily Baxter | Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Atticus Finch
Race and Ethnicity

Atticus Finch and Bill Cosby—Fallen Heroes?

The world that real and imaginary celebrities occupy is a messy and complex place. Heroes have no place to hide their shortcomings in the age of social media and diminished personal secrets.

by Sam Fulwood III | Wednesday, July 15, 2015