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.
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.
Conservatives rely on old, inaccurate myths about Medicaid to defend their proposals to cut this essential program.
Trump’s budget is an unmitigated disaster for everyday Americans—including women, people with disabilities, LGBTQ individuals, communities of color, and more.
President Trump and the congressional majority are handing the wealthiest Americans a tax break every year by refusing to raise Social Security’s payroll tax cap.
The president's budget pays for his tax cuts for the wealthy and corporations by slashing health care, education, and other critical investments.
Lacking support for restricting family-based immigration, the Trump administration is planning to act unilaterally by radically redefining an obscure 1882 immigration law.
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.