RELEASE: Stimulus Aids Strong Economic Rebound

Read the report on CAP's web site. There is light at the end of the tunnel, and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act got the economic engine closer to that light. The economy grew at an annual inflation-adjusted rate of 3.5 percent in the third quarter of 2009, the Bureau of Economic Analysis reported this...

RELEASE: Unlocking Competition: The Need to Eliminate the Antitrust Exemption for Health Insurers

By David Balto, Stephanie Gross View the full memo (pdf) Competition is the lodestar of the marketplace. Where competition thrives, consumers benefit from numerous choices, low prices, superior service, and innovation. But where competition is absent, consumers pay more for less, have fewer choices, and are at the mercy of market participants with unbridled power....

NEW REPORT: A Look at Community Schools

Read the full report (pdf) Download the executive summary (pdf) Interactive Map: Profiles of Community Schools Video: A Primer on Community Schools Children living in poverty face many obstacles outside the classroom that can hinder their success in the classroom. Unaddressed health care needs interfere with learning and cause low attendance. Inadequate and inconsistent housing...

RELEASE: Extending Help to the Unemployed

By Alexandra Cawthorne and Melissa Boteach http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/2009/10/ui_extension.html Unemployment insurance is the first line of defense for jobless families in troubled times, and it helps bring economic stability to entire communities. The current job market’s woes, however, have tested the program as never before. According to Department of Labor Statistics there is only one job for...

The Shriver Report: A Woman’s Nation Changes Everything

Groundbreaking report finds that America’s leading institutions – government, businesses, education, faith, and media – have not kept up with the changing nature of the American worker and the American family WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the Center for American Progress and Maria Shriver released “The Shriver Report: A Woman's Nation Changes Everything,” a comprehensive study...

PRESS CALL: Maria Shriver, Judith Rodin, and Experts Discuss “”The Shriver Report: A Woman’s Nation Changes Everything”

WASHINGTON, DC—Tomorrow, the Center for American Progress and Maria Shriver will release "The Shriver Report: A Woman's Nation Changes Everything." This comprehensive study examines a social transformation unfolding right now. For the first time in our nation’s history, one-half of all U.S. workers are women, and mothers are the primary breadwinners or co-breadwinners in two-thirds...

Center for American Progress, Maria Shriver Set to Launch “The Shriver Report: A Woman’s Nation Changes Everything”

Contact Leslie Miller, 415.986.3652 lesliefmiller@gmail.com Anna Soellner, 202.492.2967 asoellner@americanprogress.org WASHINGTON, DC—Tomorrow, the Center for American Progress and Maria Shriver will release "The Shriver Report: A Woman's Nation Changes Everything". This comprehensive study examines a social transformation unfolding right now. For the first time in our nation’s history, one-half of all U.S. workers are women, and...

Statement from Leading Health Care Experts On Misleading AHIP Report

Recently America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) released a study that claims the reform plan being developed by the Senate Finance Committee would dramatically raise the cost of health insurance. We believe the study is flawed and that the results are not credible. The AHIP study is misleading in several ways. First, it ignores critical elements...