STATEMENT: Senate Majority Proposals for Hearing on Kavanaugh Sexual Assault Allegations Prove They Have Not Learned from the #MeToo Movement

Washington, D.C. — In response to recent allegations about a sexual assault involving Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, published reports indicate that the Senate Judiciary Committee has proposed to have Judge Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford—who has brought these allegations to light—testify this upcoming Monday. These same reports indicate that the committee expects to hear...

STATEMENT: Drastic Refugee Resettlement Program Cuts for FY19 Are Shameful and Bad for U.S. National Security and Prosperity, Say CAP National Security and Immigration Experts

Washington, D.C. — In response to the Trump administration’s announcement that the fiscal year 2019 refugee admission cap will be 30,000, an all-time low, Kelly Magsamen, vice president for National Security and International Policy at the Center for American Progress, issued the following statement: The announcement las night by the Trump administration that it will reduce the number of...

STATEMENT: With FEMA Assistance Absent, CAP Calls on Congress to Provide Immediate Housing Assistance to Families Displaced by 2017 Hurricanes

Washington, D.C. — Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) decided not to continue providing housing assistance to thousands of Puerto Rican families displaced by hurricanes Irma and Maria through the Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) Program. Enrique Fernández-Toledo, director of the Puerto Rico Relief and Economic Policy Initiative at the Center for American Progress, issued the following statement: ...

RELEASE: New Poll Finds Broad, Bipartisan Support in Nevada for Boosting Investment in Quality, Affordable Child Care

Carson City, Nevada — Today, the Center for American Progress released a new report detailing the findings of a public opinion survey on the state of child care in Nevada and voters' priorities for improving the system. The poll was conducted by GBA Strategies and surveyed 503 registered Nevada voters. A few key findings include: 57 percent of Nevada parents with children...

RELEASE: New Poll Finds Broad, Bipartisan Support in New Mexico for Boosting Investment in Quality, Affordable Child Care

Santa Fe, N.M. — Today, the Center for American Progress released a new report detailing the findings of a public opinion survey on the state of child care in New Mexico and voters' priorities for improving the system. The poll was conducted by GBA Strategies and surveyed 503 registered New Mexico voters. A few key findings include: Nearly 7 in 10 New...

RELEASE: New Poll Finds Broad, Bipartisan Support in Ohio for Boosting Investment in Quality, Affordable Child Care

Columbus, Ohio — Today, the Center for American Progress released a new report detailing the findings of a public opinion survey on the state of child care in Ohio and voters' priorities for improving the system. The poll was conducted by GBA Strategies and surveyed 620 registered Ohio voters. A few key findings include: 68 percent of Ohio parents with children under...

RELEASE: New Poll Finds Broad, Bipartisan Support in Minnesota for Boosting Investment in Quality, Affordable Child Care

St. Paul, Minn. — Today, the Center for American Progress released a new report detailing the findings of a public opinion survey on the state of child care in Minnesota and voters' priorities for improving the system. The poll was conducted by GBA Strategies and surveyed 614 registered Minnesota voters. A few key findings include: 59 percent of Minnesota parents with children...

RELEASE: New Poll Finds Broad, Bipartisan Support in Georgia for Boosting Investment in Quality, Affordable Child Care

Atlanta — Today, the Center for American Progress released a new report detailing the findings of a public opinion survey on the state of child care in Georgia and voters' priorities for improving the system. The poll was conducted by GBA Strategies and surveyed 627 registered Georgia voters. A few key findings include: 62 percent of Georgia parents with children...

RELEASE: DACA Recipients Are Realizing Their Full Potential, But That Could Change Should DACA End and States Not Act, According to New CAP Brief

Washington, D.C. — With various cases regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program still moving through federal courts, the future of the initiative remains uncertain. However, a new CAP brief paints a clear picture as to what DACA recipients stand to lose across the country if the program ends and how states can...

RELEASE: New CAP Issue Brief Examines How Rhetoric Around Gangs Unfairly Targets Black and Latino Youth

Washington, D.C. — The Trump administration paints a bleak picture of an America overrun with gang violence. However, a new CAP analysis finds that this picture is far from accurate. Among its key findings: Both violent crime and gang crime are declining nationwide. Gang identification practices unfairly punish black and Latino youth. Despite the fact that as many...

RELEASE: New Poll Finds Overwhelming Support for Increasing Investments in Quality, Affordable Child Care

Washington, D.C. — Today, the Center for American Progress, the Center for Community Change, and Make It Work released a new report detailing the findings of a public opinion survey on the state of child care in America and voters' priorities for improving the system. The poll was conducted by GBA Strategies and surveyed 1,657 registered voters, with...

STATEMENT: The Trump Administration Made a Criminally Neglectful, Morally Corrupt Decision to Divert Funds From Puerto Rico’s Reconstruction and Hurricane Preparedness for His Racist Abuse Against Immigrant Families, Say Puerto Rico and Immigration Experts

Washington, D.C. — Enrique Fernández-Toledo, director of Puerto Rico Relief and Economic Policy at the Center for American Progress, issued the following statement in response to news that the Trump administration diverted nearly $10 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) detention program and that his administration’s FEMA has approved only 75...

STATEMENT: New Census Bureau Data Show Too Many Everyday Families Being Left Behind in the Trump Economy, Says CAP’s Jacob Leibenluft

Washington, D.C. — Following the release of the U.S. Census Bureau’s annual data on income, poverty, and health insurance coverage in the United States for 2017, Jacob Leibenluft, executive vice president for Policy at the Center for American Progress, released the following statement: Today’s census data show that, despite a growing economy, everyday families are...