STATEMENT: CAP’s Melanie Hart on Commerce Department Solar Antidumping Announcement

Washington, D.C — This afternoon the U.S. Department of Commerce released its preliminary determination on the question of whether Chinese solar panel manufacturers are illegally “dumping” low-priced panels into the U.S. market. Melanie Hart, Policy Analyst on China Energy and Climate Policy at the Center for American Progress, released the following statement: As expected, the...

STATEMENT: CAP’s Michael Ettlinger on the Small Business Common Application Act

Washington, D.C. — Today, Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) introduced the Small Business Common Application Act, a measure which will make it easier for emerging businesses to access the full range of federal programs, using a “common application” modeled after the common college application. The Center for American Progress last year first introduced the idea of...

RELEASE: America’s Future Under ‘Drill, Baby, Drill’

Read the full report here. Washington, D.C. — Today the Center for American Progress released “America’s Future Under ‘Drill, Baby, Drill,’” describing where we will be in 2030 if we continue down the path of oil dependency as the American Petroleum Institute, or API, advocates in their report outlining their long-term vision for the future....

RELEASE: 5 Myths and Realities About U.S. – China Solar Trade Competition

Read full column here. Washington, D.C. — The Center for American Progress today released “5 Myths and Realities About U.S. – China Solar Trade Competition,” ahead of tomorrow’s U.S. Department of Commerce announcement of its preliminary ruling on an “anti-dumping” petition filed by SolarWorld Industries America, Inc. against Chinese solar panel manufacturers. In this column,...

STATEMENT: CAP’s Kelley on DOJ Lawsuit Against Arizona Sheriff Arpaio

Washington, D.C. — Today the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division announced that they will file a lawsuit against Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio for civil rights violations and racial profiling. Angela M. Kelley, Vice President for Immigration Policy and Advocacy at the Center for American Progress, released the following statement: We applaud the Department of...

STATEMENT: CAP’s Tanden and Stachelberg on President Obama’s Stated Support for Gay Marriage Rights

Washington, D.C. — Today President Barack Obama stated his support for marriage rights for gay couples in an interview with ABC News’s Robin Roberts and, in response, the Center for American Progress released the following statements: Center for American Progress President Neera Tanden said, “We applaud the president's decision as it is another large step...