The Trump administration wants to cut core federal infrastructure funds, including the Highway Trust Fund, New Starts, TIGER, and long-distance Amtrak routes, among others; these cuts will make it harder for states and regions to build critical projects, harming communities of all sizes.
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Resisting Financial Deregulation
Trump’s Budget Reveals that He Wants Everyday Americans to Pay for His Tax Cuts for the Wealthy
President Donald Trump’s pledge to fast-track infrastructure projects threatens to roll back essential environmental review regulations that safeguard natural habitats and local communities.
Federal efforts to grow apprenticeships cannot come at the expense of program quality.
On Friday, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics will release its Employment Situation Summary for the month of December. Here are some labor market indicators to watch.
This interactive tracks the effect of President Trump's abandonment of overtime pay protections.
The Final Tax Bill Is a Bigger Win for Foreign Investors Than the Entire Working and Middle Class in Trump States
In 2019, foreign investors would bring home $5 billion more from the tax bill than every working- and middle-class family in states that voted for President Trump, combined.
A reformed housing finance system should prioritize people at all income levels, including renters, and support liquidity and affordability across the mortgage market.
New federal data shed light on the demographics of student loan defaulters as well as their path into and out of default.
Using a current policy baseline means that the cost of temporary tax cuts must be taken into account in the Senate tax bill.
This week, Michele and Igor sit down with Helaine Olen, author and contributor to the Washington Post's Plumline blog, to discuss the congressional GOP tax bill.
Author Alex Rowell describe how, over the past 75 years, the working-class labor force has become increasingly made up of people of color, women, and service sector employees.
This week, Michele and Igor sit down with CAP Senior Fellow Matt Lee-Ashley and Patagonia's director of philosophy, Vincent Stanley, to discuss President Trump's recent cuts to Utah monuments.
Foreign investors would gain a larger benefit from the congressional tax plans in 2019 than working- and middle-class families in every state that voted for President Donald Trump, combined.
On Friday, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics will release its Employment Situation Summary for the month of November. Here is a regional analysis of labor market indicators to watch.
The Child Care for Working Families Act, introduced by Sen. Patty Murray and Rep. Bobby Scott, would result in 2.3 million new jobs.