Over the past five years, the inflation-adjusted budget for the government’s principal data collection agency has seen dramatic and shortsighted cuts. This is unacceptable.
Issue Brief There is no shortage of tax reform ideas these days. Watch out for these claims when considering which tax reforms make sense.
Charts Here are six charts on the economy six years after the Great Recession.
Report This report outlines key considerations for states interested in developing paid family and medical leave programs.
Issue Brief Wisconsin State Highway 23 is a costly and unnecessary project that highlights the lack of accountability with federal transportation funds.
Issue Brief The West Bay Parkway is a costly and unnecessary project that highlights the lack of accountability with federal transportation funds.
Mobile financial tools can help the nearly 10 million households without bank accounts enter the financial mainstream and collectively save billions of dollars in fees.
Fact Sheet The right policies can go a long way toward helping North Carolina women gain economic security.
The message from this week’s poverty data is clear: Congress needs to stop prioritizing tax benefits for businesses over those for low- and middle-income families.
Stagnant median household incomes show that policymakers must act to help the middle class.
Charts Different data sources concur that middle-class market incomes have grown slowly, if at all, despite significant growth in the economy at large.
Rebecca D. Vallas, Director of Policy, Poverty to Prosperity Program, testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Budget.