Rep. Price’s budget process changes would set the stage for automatic cuts to programs for low- and middle-income Americans.
President-elect Donald Trump’s current plan to rebuild America’s infrastructure provides enormous tax breaks to elite Wall Street investors while neglecting to lift up working families and invest in the communities most in need.
Inconsistent and restrictive family definitions have historically marginalized many families, but improvements can be made to serve a fuller range of diverse family structures, especially LGBTQ families.
With 10,000 Americans turning 65 every day, the nation must put in place policies that ensure dignity and security in old age.
States with conservative policy agendas fare worse on a range of family-related indicators than states with progressive policy agendas.
The new administration can take several steps to help vulnerable communities reduce climate change risks and expand economic opportunities in the face of extreme weather.
Risky payday and auto title loans threaten not just families’ balance sheets, but their overall well-being.
Expanding access to state-issued identification for LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness could create opportunities and improve their safety and well-being.
Adequate social and economic support is essential to ensure the economic security, health, and well-being of vulnerable seniors and their caregivers.
By enhancing the Child Tax Credit, policymakers can substantially reduce child poverty, increase family economic security, and invest in our nation’s next generation. Melissa Boteach is the Vice President of the Poverty to Prosperity Program at the Center for American Progress.