RELEASE: A Better, More Diverse Senior Executive Service in 2050

Read the report here. Washington, D.C. — Today the Center for American Progress released “A Better, More Diverse Senior Executive Service in 2050,” a report that finds that the projected ethnic, racial, and gender makeup of the Senior Executive Service—the federal government’s most senior career public official in the civil service—will not reflect that of...

RELEASE: CAP Report Highlights Need to Protect Conservation Jobs on Public Lands

By Jessica Goad, Christy Goldfuss, Tom Kenworthy Download this report (pdf) Download the introduction and summary (pdf) Washington, D.C.—Today, during Great Outdoors America Week, the Center for American Progress released “The Jobs Case for Conservation: Creating Opportunity Through Stewardship of America’s Public Lands,” at an event with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, to highlight the enormous...

STATEMENT: CAP’s Bracken Hendricks Praises Over $1 Billion Dedicated to Invest in Energy Saving American Infrastructure

Washington, D.C.—Today, CAP Senior Fellow Bracken Hendricks, released the following statement on the Clinton Global Initiative’s announcement of a billion-dollar collaboration between unions and public pension funds to invest in energy efficient infrastructure projects, announced today at the start of the Clinton Global Initiative, or CGI, annual meeting: In California, two of the largest American...

RELEASE: Report Highlights Community Role in Successful Immigrant Integration

Read the report. Washington, D.C. — Today the Center for American Progress released, “All Immigration is Local: Receiving Communities and Their Role in Successful Immigrant Integration,” a groundbreaking report that outlines how receiving communities—the places, along with their residents, in which newcomers settle—can overcome the challenges of immigrant settlement and proactively bridge the gap between...

STATEMENT: CAP on President Obama’s Deficit Reduction Plan

Today, the Center for American Progress released the following statement in reaction to President Barack Obama’s deficit reduction plan announced this morning: “President Obama’s deficit reduction plan offers a balanced approach that stands in stark contrast to the extreme vision embodied in the budget resolution passed this spring by Republicans in the House of Representatives....

STATEMENT: John Podesta on the Administration’s Open Government Status Report

Washington, D.C. – Today, John D. Podesta, President and CEO of the Center for American Progress, released the following statement on the Administration’s Open Government Status Report: “The Administration today issued an Open Government Status Report detailing progress made over the last two years against the high standards set by the President’s pledge to lead...

RELEASE: E-Verify: A Triple Loser

Listen to the press call here. (mp3) Washington, D.C.—Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-TX) plans to mark up a bill that will make E-Verify, the government’s Internet-based system that verifies whether employees are authorized to work, mandatory for all employers in the United States. The Center for American Progress hosted a conference call...