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Energy and Environment

The Costs of Climate Inaction

article icon Issue Brief Over the past decade, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has spent billions of taxpayer dollars to repair damage from extreme weather, a price tag that could increase with climate change.

by Erin Auel and Alison Cassady | Thursday, September 22, 2016

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Education

Counsel or Criminalize?

article icon Issue Brief Public schools have not adapted to address students’ mental, social, and emotional barriers to learning, and children of color are disproportionately affected.

by Perpetual Baffour | Thursday, September 22, 2016

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Women

The Cost of Work-Family Policy Inaction

book_alt2 icon Report The lack of work-family policies in the United States costs working families billions of dollars in lost wages every year.

by Sarah Jane Glynn and Danielle Corley | Thursday, September 22, 2016

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Economy

Tax Simplification That Works for Everyone

book_alt2 icon Report Three big steps can make the U.S. tax code simpler, while improving tax fairness and the nation’s long-term fiscal health.

by Alexandra Thornton | Thursday, September 22, 2016

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Immigration

The Economic Impacts of Removing Unauthorized Immigrant Workers

book_alt2 icon Report The United States as a whole, as well as each state, stands to suffer widespread economic losses under a policy that removes unauthorized immigrants.

by Ryan Edwards and Francesc Ortega | Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Immigration

Removing Unauthorized Workers Harms States and Industries Across the Country

cursor icon Interactive This interactive map shows the economic losses each state would suffer if unauthorized immigrants were removed from the country.

by the CAP Immigration Team and Andrew Lomax | Wednesday, September 21, 2016

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Energy and Environment

3 Reasons to Support the Clean Power Plan, and 1 Reason to Do Even More

The Clean Power Plan will expedite the deployment of renewables and cut carbon emissions and other pollutants that harm human health.

by Alison Cassady and Myriam Alexander-Kearns | Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Syrian refugees
Immigration

Renewing the United States’ Global Commitment to Refugee Resettlement

On the eve of the U.N. and Obama administration summits on the global refugee challenge, the United States should redouble its commitment to refugee resettlement.

by Philip E. Wolgin | Monday, September 19, 2016

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Early Childhood

Home Visiting 101

article icon Fact Sheet This fact sheet explains how evidence-based home visiting programs improve outcomes for at-risk children and families from the start.

by Leila Schochet and Rachel Herzfeldt-Kamprath | Friday, September 16, 2016

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Energy and Environment

Avoiding a Full Arctic Meltdown

book_alt2 icon Report This fall, world leaders and science ministers have a shot at stepping up global action to avert catastrophic Arctic and global climate change.

by Cathleen Kelly and Kelsey Schober | Thursday, September 15, 2016

Sonia Sotomayor
Courts

Racial and Gender Diversity Sorely Lacking in America’s Courts

Voters of color in Alabama and Texas are suing their states, claiming that they have no representation in judicial elections.

by Michele L. Jawando and Allie Anderson | Thursday, September 15, 2016

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Race and Ethnicity

Hate and Discrimination in the Wake of September 11

The association of Muslims with terrorists in the wake of the 9/11 attacks continues to affect the nation in myriad ways.

by Anumita Kaur | Thursday, September 15, 2016