News You Can Use: Research Roundup for Re-Entry Advocates

This fact sheet summarizes key research findings on the far-reaching consequences that even a minor criminal record can have on individuals, families, communities, and the economy, as well as research on policies designed to mitigate these consequences.

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Progressive Policy Wins in the Omnibus

Congress’ spending deal makes a number of important policy advances—although it shamefully leaves Dreamers behind.

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The Highly Negative Impacts of Vouchers

The negative impact of vouchers on student achievement is equivalent to missing out on more than one-third of a year of classroom learning.

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Ensuring Basic Living Standards for All

American voters reject congressional proposals to cut health care, housing, education, and nutrition assistance programs and favor policies that invest in good jobs and economic security.

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March 1 Is Minimum Wage Workers’ Equal Pay Day

March 1, 2018 marks how far into the new year America's lowest-paid workers must work just to earn the same amount they did in 2009, when Congress last increased the federal minimum wage.

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Conservative Myths About Medicaid

Conservatives rely on old, inaccurate myths about Medicaid to defend their proposals to cut this essential program.

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Trump’s Budget Reveals that He Wants Everyday Americans to Pay for His Tax Cuts for the Wealthy

The president's budget pays for his tax cuts for the wealthy and corporations by slashing health care, education, and other critical investments.

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Home Is Where the Health Is

California, Chicago, Denver, and Atlanta are showing how cities and states can look within and to one another to tackle the United States’ rising affordable housing crisis.

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