This election, forward-looking businesses can provide an essential service to their communities—preserving the right to vote while also protecting their stakeholders from COVID-19.
Despite wins in the courts, abortion rights remain under attack and out of reach for many in the United States.
Cities have an important role in helping to ensure that during the coronavirus pandemic, Americans can make their voices heard in the upcoming election cycle.
States and localities recognize the need for affordable, quality infant and toddler child care and have taken steps to create solutions that better serve their communities.
The Portsmouth Bypass represents a broken and deeply cost-ineffective theory of economic development that assumes reducing vehicle travel time—rather than investing in people and places facing economic distress—will unlock economic development.
Premature reopening of indoor dining and bars in other U.S. regions has been followed by spread of the virus.
Less than one-fourth of infants and toddlers across a sample including 19 states and Washington, D.C., could be served by the existing licensed child care supply. The coronavirus crisis is likely to make that worse.
All Americans should have access to online and same-day voter registration.
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.
Some local government are sending absentee ballot applications to all registered voters, ensuring that more Americans can safely vote during the pandemic.
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...
Ohio is under increasing threat from climate change, with nine different $1 billion extreme weather events occurring from 2017 through 2019.
Faith communities must safely reopen houses of worship based on evidence—not politics.
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...
Vote by Mail Is One of Many Ways To Ensure the Disability Community Is Included in the Next Election
In-person voting must be coupled with the expansion of vote by mail to ensure that disabled voters can participate in this historic election.