State lawmakers can boost wages and encourage entrepreneurship by restricting noncompete and no-poaching agreements.
State and local leaders can take action to fight back against big money and special interests—and put the public back in charge.
The Trump administration’s inadequate environmental assessment dramatically underestimates the damage that drilling for oil in the refuge would cause.
Across the country, President Trump's shutdown has had damaging effects on vital programs and services. As he continues to hold portions of the government hostage, Trump has left hundreds of thousands of workers in financial limbo.
State policymakers can boost workers’ pay and freedom in the economy by restricting noncompete agreements and banning no-poaching agreements.
800,000 federal workers could go without paychecks in the event of a prolonged government shutdown.
As communities are hit with more intense extreme weather, floods, and wildfires fueled by climate change, Congress must invest in solutions that build our nation’s resilience.
With 36 new or re-elected governors taking office in 2019, there is an opportunity to make progress on early childhood education issues to improve the lives of millions of children and families across the United States.
In the absence of federal leadership, states must adopt policies and allocate resources to promote effective and constitutional policing.
Karla Walter and David Madland discuss how state and local leaders can empower workers.
A new analysis of child care supply in every U.S. neighborhood finds that approximately half the country has too few licensed child care options.
As attacks to women’s health and rights ramp up on the federal level, states have an opportunity to advance progressive policies to protect women and their families.
In addition to saving lives, expanding Medicaid would have wide-ranging benefits for residents of the 17 nonexpansion states—benefits that go far beyond boosting health insurance coverage and improving access to care.
In order to advance economic security for women and families in each state, policymakers should prioritize policies that ensure economic equality and health care access for all.
These Conservative State Officials’ Lawsuits Attacking Federal Protections Harm Their Fellow Residents
Some state officials are using litigation in an attempt to undermine people’s wages, well-being, and access to health care—and the Trump administration is on their side.