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STATEMENT: CAP Applauds Secretary Napolitano’s Stance on Immigration Reform

Washington, D.C. -At a speech at the Center for American Progress today, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano made a strong case for enacting comprehensive immigration reform. She noted that while her agency has made strides in improving our border security, the nation needs new laws to strengthen national security, meet global economic demands,...

RELEASE: House Health Bill Will Help Unmarried Women

Last month the Center for American Progress noted that nearly one in four unmarried women between the ages of 18 and 64 were uninsured, compared with 15 percent of married women. Unmarried women have a hard time obtaining health insurance with lower household incomes than married women, jobs that often do not provide insurance, and...

ADVISORY: Secretary Janet Napolitano on Immigration Policy

As Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano brings to her job a deep understanding of immigration and border issues from her experience as Governor, Attorney General, and U.S. Attorney in the State of Arizona. President Barack Obama has asked Secretary Napolitano to play a lead role on immigration reform. As the...

STATEMENT: CAP EVP Sarah Rosen Wartell and Assoc. Director Andrew Jakabovics on FHA Audit Release

“Today’s release of the FHA actuarial review tells us that FHA continues to play its intended countercyclical role in stabilizing housing markets during periods of economic stress, “ says former FHA official Sarah Rosen Wartell.      “Today’s housing market is the 100-year flood.   Congress established the capital reserve fund in 1990 to protect against...

NEW REPORT: Getting Back on Track to Close Guantanamo

Download the executive summary (pdf) Read the full report (pdf) Today, the Center for American Progress released a new report, "Getting Back on Track to Close Guantanamo: How to Get to Zero," by Ken Gude, Associate Director of the International Rights and Responsibility Program at CAP. The process for closing Guantanamo has not gone as...

ADVISORY: School Turnaround Strategies

Please join the Center for American Progress and The Century Foundation for a special presentation: School Turnaround Strategies: A Debate November 12, 2009, 12:00pm – 1:30pm Admission is free. To RSVP please contact Suzi Emmerling at semmerling@americanprogress.org. Featured Panelists: John Brittain, Visiting Professor of Law, University of the District of Columbia School of Law Richard...

STATEMENT: CAP Senior Economist Heather Boushey on H1N1 and Paid Sick Leave

"The Obama administration's public commitment to "the Healthy Families Act  and other proposals that advance workplace flexibility and protect the income and security of workers" is an important step forward for all working families.  We highlighted these important issues in The Shriver Report: A Woman's Nation Changes Everything and were encouraged that the Administration was...

RELEASE: Utah is Graded on Educational Innovation Reform

Contacts: Blair Latoff 202-463-5682 (U.S. Chamber of Commerce) Suzi Emmerling 202-344-0404 (Center for American Progress) Olivia Meeks 202-862-5822 (American Enterprise Institute) WASHINGTON, DC—Utah does a disappointing job managing its schools in a way that encourages thoughtful innovation, according to a report released today by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Center for American Progress, and...

RELEASE: Maine is Graded on Educational Innovation

Contacts: Blair Latoff 202-463-5682 (U.S. Chamber of Commerce) Suzi Emmerling 202-344-0404 (Center for American Progress) Olivia Meeks 202-862-5822 (American Enterprise Institute) WASHINGTON, DC—Maine does a poor job managing its schools in a way that encourages thoughtful innovation, according to a report released today by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Center for American Progress, and...

RELEASE: Hawaii is Graded on Educational Innovation

Contacts: Blair Latoff 202-463-5682 (U.S. Chamber of Commerce) Suzi Emmerling 202-344-0404 (Center for American Progress) Olivia Meeks 202-862-5822 (American Enterprise Institute) WASHINGTON, DC—Hawaii does a below-average job managing its schools in a way that encourages thoughtful innovation, according to a report released today by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Center for American Progress, and...

RELEASE: Arkansas is Graded on Educational Innovation

Contacts: Blair Latoff 202-463-5682 (U.S. Chamber of Commerce) Suzi Emmerling 202-344-0404 (Center for American Progress) Olivia Meeks 202-862-5822 (American Enterprise Institute) WASHINGTON, DC—Arkansas does a poor job managing its schools in a way that encourages thoughtful innovation, according to a report released today by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Center for American Progress, and...

RELEASE: Maryland is Graded on Educational Innovation

Contacts: Blair Latoff 202-463-5682 (U.S. Chamber of Commerce) Suzi Emmerling 202-344-0404 (Center for American Progress) Olivia Meeks 202-862-5822 (American Enterprise Institute) WASHINGTON, DC—Maryland does an average job managing its schools in a way that encourages thoughtful innovation, according to a report released today by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Center for American Progress, and...

RELEASE: Texas is Graded on Educational Innovation

Contacts: Blair Latoff 202-463-5682 (U.S. Chamber of Commerce) Suzi Emmerling 202-344-0404 (Center for American Progress) Olivia Meeks 202-862-5822 (American Enterprise Institute) WASHINGTON, DC—Texas does an average job managing its schools in a way that encourages thoughtful innovation, according to a report released today by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Center for American Progress, and...

RELEASE: South Dakota is Graded on Educational Innovation

Contacts: Blair Latoff 202-463-5682 (U.S. Chamber of Commerce) Suzi Emmerling 202-344-0404 (Center for American Progress) Olivia Meeks 202-862-5822 (American Enterprise Institute) WASHINGTON, DC—South Dakota does a below-average job managing its schools in a way that encourages thoughtful innovation, according to a report released today by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Center for American Progress,...

RELEASE: Delaware is Graded on Educational Innovation

Contacts: Blair Latoff 202-463-5682 (U.S. Chamber of Commerce) Suzi Emmerling 202-344-0404 (Center for American Progress) Olivia Meeks 202-862-5822 (American Enterprise Institute) WASHINGTON, DC—Delaware does an average job managing its schools in a way that encourages thoughtful innovation, according to a report released today by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Center for American Progress, and...