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.
The House majority’s draft Farm Bill would deeply cut millions of families’ access to nutrition assistance while saddling states with greater administrative costs.
One Philadelphia resident explains how Pennsylvania's clean slate policies have given him a second chance at life outside of prison.
Cuts to programs that provide children with health care, nutritious food, and stable housing will compromise their development during a critically important time.
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.
Congress’ spending deal makes a number of important policy advances—although it shamefully leaves Dreamers behind.
The negative impact of vouchers on student achievement is equivalent to missing out on more than one-third of a year of classroom learning.
Six months since Hurricane Maria made landfall, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands face the same preventable public health crises and trauma that afflicted Gulf Coast communities after Katrina.
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.