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A New Strategy To Contain the Coronavirus

Premature reopening of indoor dining and bars in other U.S. regions has been followed by spread of the virus.

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Federal Funding Is Essential To Saving State and Local Public Services

States and localities are facing severe budget shortfalls. In order to keep essential services—such as health care, education, transportation, and first responders—running uninterrupted, it is imperative that the federal government provide much-needed funding to states and localities.

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Local Governments Can Lead on Vote by Mail

Some local government are sending absentee ballot applications to all registered voters, ensuring that more Americans can safely vote during the pandemic.

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STATEMENT: Statehood for Washington, D.C. Is Long Overdue, CAP’s Neera Tanden Says

Washington, D.C. — After the U.S. House of Representatives today approved a measure granting statehood to Washington, D.C., Neera Tanden, president and CEO of the Center for American Progress, issued the following statement: For too long, residents of Washington, D.C., have been deprived of the representation in Congress they deserve. The city has more residents than...

ONLINE EVENT ADVISORY: National Unrest Amid COVID-19 Pandemic: A Conversation With Leading Mayors

Washington, D.C. — Our country, and particularly cities and urban areas, are facing unprecedented challenges in every aspect of life, and these challenges have disproportionately affected communities of color. Since March, the coronavirus pandemic has claimed more than 110,000 lives and has caused millions to lose their jobs. Black, Latinx, and Native American communities continue to...

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States Are Laying a Road Map for Climate Leadership

The United States lacks federal climate action, so state and local governments are leading the way and creating polices for a just and inclusive clean energy economy.

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