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Weakening Renewable Energy Schedules

Many states are already facing coordinated campaigns across the country to roll back state-level renewable energy standards, write the authors.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Dynamic Scoring

The Congressional Budget Office and the Joint Committee on Taxation are being forced to adopt dynamic scoring, writes the author.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

March’s Employment Situation Report

Author Michael Madowitz explains the latest Jobs Day report.

Monday, March 9, 2015

The National Ocean Policy

Ocean-dependent businesses look to ocean planning to make the most of marine resources, explains the author.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Executive Action on Immigration

Immigration enforcement harms families and children, writes the author.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Medicare Payment Reform

The new Medicare goal for payment reform is a significant milestone toward improving patient care and making health care spending more sustainable, write the authors.

Monday, March 2, 2015

Diversity in America

Sam Fulwood III ponders the far-reaching policy implications of demographic change in the United States.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Public Transportation

Conservatives continue to advance specious arguments that are harmful to federal funding for public transportation, writes author Kevin DeGood.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

LGBT Communities and the EITC

The authors explain the Earned Income Tax Credit and how proposed modifications to improve its effectiveness can benefit the LGBT community.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Executive Action on Immigration

Attempting to deport all 5 million people who would benefit from the president’s directives on immigration would be costly, writes the author.

Monday, February 23, 2015

Redesigning Teacher Salaries

Teacher compensation reform improves school districts’ ability to attract, retain, and leverage a high-performing teachers, write the authors.

Friday, February 20, 2015

American History

Conservative efforts to whitewash the history taught in our schools harms students, writes the author.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Federal Home Visiting

The Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting program provides critical support to high-risk children and families across the country, write the authors.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The Defense Budget

The Pentagon’s fiscal year 2016 budget request makes important reforms but ignores fiscal and political realities, write the authors.

Friday, February 13, 2015

Weaponized Words

The amount of negativity we observe and consume on a daily basis threatens to undermine the quality of civic life, writes the author.

Thursday, February 12, 2015