A new analysis finds that more than 1.5 million college students nationwide are attending institutions that are subject to additional monitoring from the U.S. Department of Education.
Report There is a large hourly wage penalty associated with working fewer hours per week, and although the effect is similar by gender, women are more greatly affected because they are more likely to work fewer than 40 hours per week.
The EPA's Clean Power Plan represents a significant step towards decarbonizing America's energy sector.
The Clean Power Plan can help mitigate rising natural gas use in the United States and build momentum for a carbon-free energy system.
Issue Brief The recent 5th Circuit Court decision in a case that challenged the 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program has important, positive implications for the government’s defense of the pending challenges to the Obama administration’s 2014 immigration policies.
Forty-four percent of the Senate’s votes in 2015 have been on unpopular anti-environmental proposals and divisive fossil-fuel industry priorities. Congressional leaders will have to change their approach if they want results on energy and environmental issues.
U.S. Federal Courts exercise tremendous influence, making decisions that affect the everyday lives of Americans across the country.
Proposed cuts to Social Security Disability Insurance for beneficiaries who try to return to work and lose a job through no fault of their own are a step in the wrong direction.
A new CAP analysis shows the jobs with the largest and smallest gender wage gaps.
Issue Brief Women of color experience a wider gender wage gap, on average, compared with white women.
The types of jobs that men and women hold, as well as the industries they work in, have a large effect on the gender wage gap.
Issue Brief A final nuclear agreement with Iran may be within reach, but both Congress and the White House must remain vigilant and clear-eyed about the hurdles.
The Iraqi prime minister’s visit offers an important chance to take stock of the anti-ISIS campaign and make important adjustments.
Proposed cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program would impair job growth and drive vulnerable Americans deeper into poverty.