State Rep. Kam Buckner (D-IL) discusses his state’s ongoing efforts to enact a 100 percent clean energy standard, reduce transportation pollution, lower utility bills, and meet the environmental justice mandate.
H.R. 3 would allow the government to negotiate drug prices, improving affordability for Medicare beneficiaries and people with private insurance.
Vaccinations can help the U.S. workforce and economy recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The lack of affordable and high-quality child care has disproportionately pushed women out of the workforce for decades. It is long past time for the United States to provide adequate, sustained funding and end the child care crisis.
Former President Trump’s ill-informed actions put the continental United States’ only marine national monument at risk; President Biden must restore full protections.
The compounding effects of discrimination for Black LGBTQ Americans are evident in the workplace, health care systems, and police interactions, leading to gaps in economic advancement and mental and physical health outcomes.
For those in rural communities, especially low-income people and people of color, access to necessary high-quality internet will remain out of reach without government investment.
Rep. Jamie Long discusses Minnesota’s recent progress on clean vehicles, energy efficiency standards, the Line 3 pipeline, just transition, and environmental justice, as well as what’s next.
Federal agencies have the opportunity to advance racial equity and narrow the racial wealth gap through executive actions.
Congress should invest $10 billion in coastal restoration to create jobs, protect coastal communities, and rebuild fish and wildlife populations.
A pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants benefits the U.S. economy as a whole—and it can be done through the budget reconciliation process.
Patrick Gaspard Named President and CEO of the Center for American Progress, CEO of the Center for American Progress Action Fund
Patrick Gaspard, former ambassador to South Africa, a senior Obama White House official, and former head of the Open Society Foundation, will lead American Progress into the future.
This interactive uses data from the U.S. Department of Education to estimate how many students, overall and disaggregated, enroll in AP courses, take AP tests, and pass AP tests.
The Biden administration’s efforts to restore U.S. leadership on the global stage will ultimately be determined by what actions the United States takes domestically on climate.
Poverty is a policy choice; so is cutting it.