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Ensuring Due Process Protections for Central American Refugees

child looks through fenceAll asylum seekers must be informed of their rights, have access to counsel, and not be rushed to deportation before making their full case for protection.

by Philip E. Wolgin | Monday, February 1, 2016

Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform Is Not Just for Importers Anymore

oil pump in BahrainHave low oil prices finally pushed the world to the tipping point on fossil fuel subsidy reform?

by Pete Ogden and Ben Bovarnick | Monday, February 1, 2016

Women and Families’ Economic Security in New Hampshire

New Hampshire shoppers article icon Issue Brief Women have been central to New Hampshire’s economic growth, and more must be done to support women’s labor force participation.

by Sarah Jane Glynn, Brendan Duke, Danielle Corley | Friday, January 29, 2016

Miami-Dade in Hot Water

A cyclist and vehicles negotiate heavily flooded streets book_alt2 icon Report As global temperatures rise, Miami-Dade County needs to build resilience fast if its diverse communities are to stand up to growing climate change threats.

by Cathleen Kelly, Miranda Peterson, Madeleine Boel | Friday, January 29, 2016

Implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act

second-grader book_alt2 icon Report States have an opportunity to use the new flexibility embedded in ESSA to develop stronger testing systems without the pressure of NCLB’s exclusive focus on summative tests.

by Catherine Brown, Ulrich Boser, Scott Sargrad, Max Marchitello | Friday, January 29, 2016

Nevada Gun Violence

Las Vegas gun show article icon Fact Sheet Nevada is home to some of the nation’s highest rates of gun deaths and weakest gun laws.

| Thursday, January 28, 2016

Examining Quality Across the Preschool-to-Third-Grade Continuum

Teacher works with kindergarten student. book_alt2 icon Report High-quality early childhood and elementary education form an important foundation for young children to be successful throughout school, but evidence suggests that children lack consistent access between preschool and third grade.

by Danielle Ewen and Rachel Herzfeldt-Kamprath | Thursday, January 28, 2016

Gutting Financial Regulations Won’t Help Community Banks

Iowa barn with flagPolicymakers can take action to boost rural community banks without a broad rollback of consumer financial protections.

by Sarah Edelman | Wednesday, January 27, 2016

A Look at the Education Crisis

Child studying book_alt2 icon Report While some schools and districts are making progress, student performance remains shockingly low.

by Ulrich Boser, Perpetual Baffour, Steph Vela | Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Guantanamo’s Last Year

Camp X-Ray article icon Issue Brief Despite obstacles, President Obama can close Guantanamo before he leaves office.

by Ken Gude | Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Enhancing Oversight of Gun Dealers in Illinois

Chuck's Guns article icon Fact Sheet Enactment of state gun-dealer licensing would be an effective tool for increasing oversight of the gun industry in Illinois and ensuring that dealers retain control over their dangerous inventory.

| Friday, January 22, 2016

Infographic: Reclaiming Roe for All

Decades of state abortion restrictions have prevented many women—especially marginalized populations—from fully accessing the right to abortion granted to them in Roe v. Wade.

by Lauren Kokum | Thursday, January 21, 2016

True Pro-Women Policies Foster a Woman’s Right to Reproductive Health Care Access

Capitol domeConservative doublespeak is not in women’s best interest and can have devastating consequences for their health and lives.

by Carolyn Davis | Thursday, January 21, 2016

Bigger Is Not Better

Doctor with files article icon Issue Brief A proposed merger between Aetna and Humana, two of the country’s largest health insurance companies, likely would increase costs for consumers and taxpayers.

by Topher Spiro, Maura Calsyn, Meghan O'Toole | Thursday, January 21, 2016

On Hope, Change, and Having Kids

President Obama gives his 2016 State of the Union AddressWhile some of the optimism surrounding President Barack Obama’s election remains, he is leaving office in a less hopeful climate than when he entered.

by Claire Markham | Wednesday, January 20, 2016