ADVISORY: Export-Import Bank Chief Hochberg to Discuss U.S. Economic Competitiveness

Washington, D.C. – On Monday, June 25th the Center for American Progress will host Export-Import Chief Fred Hochberg for a discussion about U.S. economic competitiveness amid the emergence of state-driven capitalism.  The U.S. economic position is being challenged as never before by threats to our competitive strengths that have historically created unprecedented levels of wealth...

RELEASE: Reducing Violent Crime Will Increase Housing Values, Save Taxpayers Millions

Read the report. Washington, D.C. — Today the Center for American Progress released a first-of-its-kind analysis calculating the impact that violent crime rates have on the real estate values and fiscal stability of eight major American cities. The report presents the findings of two respected economists who previously served as economic advisors to presidential candidates...

STATEMENT: CAP’s Angela Kelley on POTUS Protection for Undocumented Youth

Washington, D.C. — Today President Barack Obama announced that the administration will allow DREAM Act-eligible students to apply for deferred action, granting them protection against deportation and the ability to get work authorization. The announcement extends to those who came to the United States age 15 or younger, have been in the country for at...

RELEASE: Watching the U.S.-Chinese Relationship in Los Cabos

Washington, D.C. — The headlines for the upcoming G-20 meeting in Los Cabos, Mexico, from June 18 to June 19 will focus on the financial crisis in Europe, but the role the G-20 plays in the U.S.-Chinese relationship—and vice versa—is important to watch. In “Watching the U.S.-Chinese Relationship in Los Cabos,” CAP Senior Fellow Nina...

ADVISORY: A Plan to Reform the U.S. Workforce Training System

Washington, D.C. — On Tuesday, June 19, the Center for American Progress will host a conversation with leaders from the workforce development community to discuss the opportunities and challenges of reforming the U.S. workforce system. The Great Recession rapidly accelerated two long-term challenges facing American workers. The first challenge is that middle-class jobs are increasingly...