As the child care market struggles to survive the impact of the pandemic, states can implement strategies to improve child care so that it better meets the needs of working families, children, educators, and employers.
Bold Ideas for State Action
The United States will never achieve its goal of restoring and maintaining the chemical, physical, and biological integrity of its waters without implementing a comprehensive, aggressive program to reduce nonpoint source water pollution and polluted urban runoff.
Several states stand out for their plans to spend COVID-19 emergency relief aid on supporting vulnerable students and institutions.
A lot is at stake in the 2020 elections—and voter turnout among Americans with disabilities must be supported before and after the polls close.
A new approach to studying racial representation at community colleges uncovers inequities for Black students.
Pro-worker advocates must advance strategies and policies that will ensure that all climate jobs are high-quality union jobs that make the economy more equitable.
Tackling climate change will require state and local action alongside federal policy change. State and local policymakers can ensure that good jobs are created in the new clean economy by focusing on five proven job-quality strategies.
STATEMENT: CAP’s John Podesta Praises California Gov. Newsom’s Vision for Conserving 30 Percent of State’s Lands and Ocean by 2030
Washington, D.C. — Center for American Progress Founder John Podesta today issued the following statement praising California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s (D) executive order on biodiversity, which establishes a goal of conserving at least 30 percent of the state’s lands and ocean by 2030: This is environmental leadership at its best. Gov. Newsom has laid out...
Building a massive seawater treatment plant along the Arctic Refuge’s coastline is among the many regulatory and technical hurdles that the oil industry is likely to have to clear.
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.
Amid the deadly threat of the COVID-19 pandemic, scientists have detailed how the ongoing threat of climate change is expected to worsen in the future, highlighting the need for state leaders to accelerate actions to provide access to pollution-free energy and build healthy climate change-ready communities.
The recent actions by U.S. Department of Homeland Security personnel on the streets of Portland, Oregon, and across the country raise significant concerns about a department out of control.
Despite wins in the courts, abortion rights remain under attack and out of reach for many in the United States.
In Pennsylvania, the good moral character rule blocks thousands of people in prison from getting state financial aid for college, and now is the time to eliminate it.
Making Washington, D.C., a state would end more than 200 years of disenfranchisement for the Americans who call it home.