Women make up the majority of workers who would benefit from raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025, as they are overrepresented in tipped and low-wage jobs.
Repealing the ACA Would Put Millions at Risk While Giving Big Tax Cuts to the Very Wealthy
Capital Gains Tax Preference Should Be Ended, Not Expanded
Foreign Investors Were Big Winners From Trump’s Tax Law
Only a National Strategy To Combat COVID-19 Can Ensure a Full Economic Recovery
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Because the majority of minimum wage-earning mothers are breadwinners, raising the federal minimum wage would strengthen economic security for millions of families.
Congress must not miss the opportunity to improve children’s lives and reduce economic and racial inequality.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission should begin using its authority to mandate climate-related disclosures in order to address climate-related risks to investors, the economy, and the public.
The COVID-19 pandemic and resultant economic recession are still wreaking havoc on Michigan communities. President Biden and Congress must act boldly to ensure that working-class Michiganders are able to weather the storm.
The COVID-19 pandemic and resultant economic recession are still wreaking havoc on Wisconsin communities. President Biden and Congress must act boldly to ensure that working-class Wisconsinites are able to weather the storm.
Federal transportation policy should focus on reducing per capita driving and supporting more dense development, including with expanded public transit and passenger rail.
To ensure that workers are afforded the dignity they deserve, state and local officials must act now to strengthen worker power in the workplace and beyond.
Americans need to unite behind a program that will deliver on health, targeted relief, and broad-based growth.
Policymakers can ensure that economic recovery spending benefits working Americans from all walks of life by adopting model job quality language.
Women, particularly women of color, have borne the brunt of job losses and caregiving challenges during the coronavirus pandemic and need structural policy change to ensure their full recovery and economic security.
Raising the Minimum Wage Would Boost an Economic Recovery—and Reduce Taxpayer Subsidization of Low-Wage Work
Raising the minimum wage can provide a potent and responsible stimulus to the economy.
Maine policymakers can improve the state’s economy and democracy by enacting these 10 recommendations to build worker power.
The climate crisis may have serious implications for agricultural finance.
With a new administration entering office and Americans desperate for action, the government needs a national plan for renewal focused on rewiring the economy, rebuilding the safety net, and reconnecting America to the world.