The Simple Solution To Lower Drug Prices for All Americans
Congress must deliver legislation that meets the scale of the problem.
America Can Do Big Things: A Budget Plan for a Better Future
The Center for American Progress proposes a budget plan to address our most pressing national challenges.
The Importance of Automatic Stabilizers in the Next Recession
This column explains the role that automatic stabilizers play in U.S. fiscal policy and provides a framework for examining their responsiveness to the next economic downturn.
The Time Is Right for a Deal With North Korea
The politics of negotiating with North Korea have changed—at least for the moment—and the United States and the international community should seize this opportunity to make progress before it disappears.
Protecting America’s Oceans
Please join the Center for American Progress for a conversation on the value of marine protected areas and the future of place-based protections.
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To Begin Solving Student Debt, the Education Department Must Factor In Race and Ethnicity
Higher education is failing many borrowers of color, and identifying solutions will require collecting better data.
Policies to Boost State Outdoor Recreation Economies
Land conservation and access can help states grow this critical sector.
How Marine Protected Areas Help Fisheries and Ocean Ecosystems
With U.S. fisheries reeling from climate change and other threats, marine protected areas—especially highly and fully protected MPAs—are powerful tools to rebuild, protect, and sustain fisheries and ocean ecosystems.
Congress Must Do More to Counter Trump Administration’s Assault on Climate Science
Congress has twice rejected the Trump administration’s proposals to cut funding for climate science, but the administration’s latest budget proposal and ongoing efforts to interfere in this area show it’s time to do more.
When Parents Can’t Find Summer Child Care, Their Work Suffers
A lack of child care during the summer pushes parents to make job sacrifices that compromise their incomes and job security.
The Most Important Gun Violence Prevention Agency You’ve Never Heard Of
The Bureau of the Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives plays a crucial role in enforcing federal gun laws and regulating the gun industry, yet it faces a series of roadblocks to being able to work effectively.
The Case for Back-End Opt-Out Automatic Voter Registration
The ideal AVR policy model allows eligible registrants to opt out of voter registration after agency transactions.
Truly fair U.S. electoral districts would allow the views of elected representatives to better reflect those of the people who elect them.