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.
In order to advance economic security for women and families in Delaware, policymakers should prioritize policies that ensure economic equality and health care access for all.
States and the federal government must reverse a decade of disinvestment and give students and teachers the resources they need to be successful.
If DACA ends, recipients across the country will be at risk of losing their access to driver’s licenses, affordable higher education, and occupational licenses—but states can help protect them.
These fact sheets explore the status of early childhood programs in each state and highlight the need to invest in programs that support child development, allow parents to work, and strengthen state economies.
Voters across the political spectrum express a strong desire for state and federal governments to tackle issues involving affordable child care and expanded access to early learning.
This interactive illustrates actions taken by states to combat federal sabotage of the Affordable Care Act.
As the federal government continues to undermine the health care system, states are taking matters into their own hands.
In Janus v. AFSCME, the Supreme Court weakened the freedom of government workers to come together in strong unions; now, progressive state and local leaders must fight for public sector unions.
New estimates show that recent efforts to eliminate pre-existing condition protections could leave millions of women and girls at risk of being charged more or denied coverage for individual insurance.
States are working to bring down drug prices by improving price transparency, increasing negotiating power, and cracking down on price gouging.
State-by-State Estimated Premium Increases due to Individual Mandate Repeal and Short-Term Plan Rule
Marketplace sabotage is projected to increase 2019 benchmark marketplace premiums by $1,013 on average.