Nearly one-third of people in the United States have taken leave to support a chosen family member’s health needs—but public policy largely fails to support them.
An analysis of extreme storms from 2011 through 2017 finds that these events disproportionately harm low- and middle-income Americans.
Trump’s proposal to increase the Child Tax Credit by an unspecified amount would not offset the enormous damage his tax plan would do to working families in order to cut taxes for the wealthy.
Footing the bill for Trump’s tax breaks for the top 1 percent would cost the bottom 99 percent of households an average of nearly $1,400 each.
After weathering two devastating storms, Puerto Rico is still struggling to recover as the federal government fails to provide short-term and long-term relief.
Congress has let funding for the MIECHV program expire. Here is what that means for the children and families served by home visiting.
As economic disparities and climate change risks rise, mayors must develop solutions that build resilient communities, create new economic opportunities, and support racial justice.
President Trump’s and congressional Republicans’ budgets cut programs that ensure a basic standard of living for veterans and their families.
Graham-Cassidy’s heartless Medicaid cuts could set disability rights and inclusion back 50 years or more.
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Sandy, the recent budget proposal from the House majority threatens to eliminate funding for grants and programs essential to disaster recovery efforts.
The economic security of millions of America’s veterans is at risk during the the upcoming budget debates.
Congress is trying to repeal the Affordable Care Act yet again even as the Children’s Health Insurance Program hangs in the balance.
American families experienced improvements in income, poverty rates, and health insurance coverage in 2016—but proposals from President Trump and congressional Republicans set to be debated this fall threaten these gains.
In advance of next week’s release of annual census data on income, poverty, and health insurance, CAP analysis shows that if only three of President Trump’s budget cuts had taken effect in 2015, 2.3 million more Americans would have been poor.
While the Trump administration slashes support for criminal justice reform, Congress can push the country toward smart criminal justice policies through appropriations.