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ADVISORY: Unlocking Investment in Smart and High-Performance Buildings

Unlocking Investment in Smart and High-Performance Buildings A Roundtable Discussion on Energy Efficiency Leadership November 17, 2011, 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. About this event This leadership roundtable will feature up-to-the-minute thinking from some of the nation's foremost entrepreneurs, executives, and policymakers working in the field of energy efficiency. The discussion will showcase what is...

STATEMENT: CAP on the State Department’s Keystone XL Pipeline Announcement

Washington, D.C.—The Center for American Progress issued the following statement today on the State Department's Keystone XL pipeline announcement: The State Department’s announcement that it will take the time to carefully examine alternative Keystone XL pipeline routes is essential to protect the Sand Hill region over the Ogallala Aquifer from pipeline leaks. The aquifer is...

STATEMENT: CAP’s Arons on Mississippians Rightfully Reject Personhood Amendment

Washington D.C. – Mississippi voters yesterday soundly defeated Initiative 26, the so-called Personhood Amendment, by a margin of 58 percent to 42 percent. The vague proposition, which would have defined a fertilized egg as a person, threatened a multitude of untold consequences. The Mississippi constitution alone has 9,000 references to the word “person,” aside from...

STATEMENT: CAP’s Angela Kelley on Arizona’s Historic Recall Election

Washington, D.C. -- Angela Kelley, Vice President for Immigration Policy and Advocacy at the Center for American Progress, issued the following statement in reaction to yesterday's recall election in Arizona: In a historic recall election, Arizona State Senator and Senate President Russell Pearce (R) lost his seat, and Arizona’s anti-immigrant movement lost one of its...

STATEMENT: Boushey: October’s Jobs Report Shows Economy Barely Recovering

Washington, D.C.—Today, Heather Boushey, Senior Economist at the Center for American Progress, had the following reaction to the announcement of October’s unemployment figures: Today’s report is yet another reminder that what is happening in the labor market can barely be called a recovery. At this point in the recovery we should be seeing upwards of...

AVAILABLE FOR COMMENT: CAP Experts on the Cannes G-20 Summit

Washington, D.C. – With the G-20 summit in Cannes concluded, the following CAP experts are available to speak about the negotiations and the reforms that will be necessary to revive the global economy: Sabina Dewan, Director of Globalization and International Employment Andrew Light, Senior Fellow and Director of International Climate Policy Nina Hachigian, Senior Fellow...