New Federal Data Show a Student Loan Crisis for African American Borrowers
Low rates of repayment and high rates of default show a long road to higher education equity.
Recovering from Hurricane Maria Requires an Extensive Federal Response
After weathering two devastating storms, Puerto Rico is still struggling to recover as the federal government fails to provide short-term and long-term relief.
Hurricane Maria’s Effects on Young Children in Puerto Rico
Congress needs to take action in order to mitigate Hurricane Maria’s effects on the already underprivileged children of Puerto Rico.
Trump Is the Reason the Constitution Has an Anti-Corruption Clause
President Donald Trump’s campaign and administration show the dangers of foreign influence over policymakers.
Beyond Sanctuary: How Colleges and Universities Can Support Their DACAmented and Undocumented Students
As a part of Defend Our Dreams, please join the Center for American Progress, Generation Progress, and college and university leaders to discuss potential policies and share actions that can be taken to support immigrant student populations, including students living in the United States without documentation and DACAmented student activists.
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Eric Holder on the Rollback of Justice
This week, Michele and Igor sit down with former Attorney General Eric Holder to discuss Jeff Sessions' tenure at the helm of the Justice Department.
Temporary Protected Status: State-by-State Fact Sheets
Ending Temporary Protected Status would jeopardize the lives of hundreds of thousands of people and have immediate negative impacts on the U.S. economy.
TPS Holders Are Integral Members of the U.S. Economy and Society
Ending Temporary Protected Status would threaten the lives of more than 300,000 Salvadorans, Hondurans, and Haitians living and working in the United States.
Restoring Our Investment in America’s Forests
Congress can use the farm bill to sustain the nation’s forests and create thousands of jobs by encouraging smart investments in the full range of natural resources and services that forests provide.
Electricity Customers in 30 States Could Foot the Bill for Perry’s Coal Bailout
More than 147 million ratepayers in 30 states could pay higher electricity bills if the Trump administration succeeds in bailing out uneconomic coal and nuclear power plants.
Tax Reform Must Be at Least Revenue-Neutral and Avoid Gimmicks
In light of the Trump administration's and congressional Republicans' proposed massive tax cuts, this fact sheet explains how Congress should avoid various gimmicks to hide the true cost of tax cuts.
A Windfall for Wealthy Heirs
This fact sheet explains why repealing the tax on estates worth more than $5.5 million would only benefit the wealthiest 0.2 percent of Americans and leave crucial domestic programs unfunded.
A Territorial Corporate Tax Would Reward Corporate Tax Avoidance and Could Encourage Offshoring
The Trump administration and its allies in Congress are seeking to eliminate U.S. taxes on overseas corporate earnings by moving to a so-called territorial tax system—but doing so could lead to more offshoring of profits and jobs.