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Retirement Labels and Retirement Receipts Could Save American Investors Billions Each Year

Retirement ReceiptsEasy-to-understand fee disclosures can help those saving for retirement make better-informed decisions.

by Jennifer Erickson and David Madland | Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The Senate DRIVE Act Fails to Address Metropolitan Congestion

The transportation challenges facing the United States cannot be solved solely through the expansion of mega-highways.

| Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The State of the U.S. Labor Market: Pre-July 2015 Jobs Release

construction american flag bars icon Charts Here are six charts on the economy six years after the Great Recession.

by Danielle Corley, Jackie Odum, Michael Madowitz | Wednesday, July 1, 2015

How to Foster Long-Term Innovation Investment

scientist in laboratory article icon Issue Brief Ensuring that equity markets serve investors who take the long view of companies’ growth prospects is important for corporate bottom lines and economic growth.

by Neera Tanden and Blair Effron | Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Moving Past the Failed Trickle-Down Experiment

Trickle-down economics have failed to deliver higher overall income growth; the middle class needs active policy solutions that produce inclusive prosperity.

| Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Misses an Opportunity for Reform

Morning rush hourSenate highway authorization fails to make needed reforms to reduce congestion, improve overall system performance, or direct federal funds flow to projects that will provide the greatest return on investment.

by Kevin DeGood | Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Economic Snapshot: June 2015

Jobseeker at job fair article icon Issue Brief Policymakers need to create real economic security by fighting the twin evils of massive income inequality and anemic economic growth.

by Christian E. Weller and Jackie Odum | Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Infographic: The Discrimination that Remains Beyond Marriage

Despite our nation’s progress on marriage equality, it remains legal to discriminate against LGBT workers, customers, students, renters, and homebuyers in a majority of states.

by Sarah McBride | Monday, June 29, 2015

New Data Illustrate the Failure of the Trickle-Down Experiment

A woman reads paperworkUpdated data from University of California, Berkeley, economist Emmanuel Saez illustrate how middle-class income growth is essential to promote healthy economic growth.

by Brendan Duke | Monday, June 29, 2015

Viewing Student Debt Through the Lens of College Completion

Across all states, the average amount of debt per graduate is lower than the average debt per borrower.

| Monday, June 29, 2015

The Relationship Between Student Debt and College Completion

college graduation commencementWhile high levels of student loan debt are troubling, they may reflect higher rates of postsecondary degree attainment in some states.

by Ben Miller | Friday, June 26, 2015

The Enduring Need for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Two years after the Senate passage of S. 744, the lives of millions of new Americans remain on hold while they wait for Congress to pass durable and permanent immigration legislation.

| Friday, June 26, 2015

The Moral Case for Mitigating Climate Change

The pope’s message sets scientific fact in a moral framework and calls for “decisive action, here and now.”

| Thursday, June 25, 2015

Infographic: An Interfaith Call for Climate Action

Americans from diverse faith traditions are responding to the threat of climate change and working to protect the environment, its inhabitants, and its resources.

by Lauren Kokum | Thursday, June 25, 2015

The Francis Moment: A Moral Call to Action on Climate Change

Pope FrancisPope Francis has created an incredible moment of synergy for faith-based and environmental advocates to push for action to protect all people, as well as the planet.

by Claire Markham, Myriam Alexander-Kearns, Connor Hayes | Thursday, June 25, 2015