If federal lawmakers’ attacks on Medicaid succeed, states could be forced to fill the resulting budget holes with cuts to public education, leading to lower salaries for teachers or higher tuition for college students.
New data show that nutrition and housing assistance, Medicaid, and unemployment benefits are critical to LGBTQ people’s economic security.
This column identifies the consequences of Trump’s redefined public-charge test for disabled immigrants’ health and safety.
Tobacco prevention public policies are proven to help reduce smoking rates, but they may also help increase life expectancy, particularly for lower-income populations.
Millions of American families are living on the edge, increasingly suffering from volatile incomes, unstable jobs and low wealth.
It is time for the federal government to contribute more aggressively to the U.S. supply of affordable housing, as it did in the past.
More than 100 million people in the United States—about one-third of the population—would fail Trump’s public charge test if they had to take it.
Policymakers must address significant race and gender gaps in Registered Apprenticeship programs.
As the United States continues to address the opioid epidemic, the needs of people who live with chronic pain cannot fall by the wayside.
By tripling the minimum rent and imposing counterproductive so-called work requirements, the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s proposed legislation would increase economic hardship for households already most at risk of eviction and homelessness.
People with disabilities and adults ages 50 to 59 could see a sharp rise in hunger and material deprivation under the cuts to nutrition assistance that the bill proposes.
CAP’s Jobs Blueprint addresses the wage stagnation and employment challenges facing working class Americans and communities left behind by investing in millions of new jobs nationwide to meet some of our nation’s most pressing economic and social needs and creating a job guarantee in the hardest-hit areas.
On Friday, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics will release its Employment Situation Summary for the month of April. Here are some labor market indicators to watch.
Cuts to nutrition assistance programs may worsen poor maternal and infant health outcomes in the midst of an already dire mortality crisis.
This table presents a state-by-state comparison of TCJA tax cuts for the top 1 percent and SNAP spending.