RELEASE: Sen. Murray’s Pro-Growth Budget Blueprint

Read the full analysis. Washington, D.C. – Sen. Patty Murray’s (D-WA) budget has a lot to recommend when it comes to growth and fiscal responsibility, taking a nearly opposite approach to the one taken by Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) latest budget on essentially every key economic question, according to a new analysis released by the...

ADVISORY: Film Screening of ‘A Grand Threat’ and ‘Watershed’ with DOI Assistant Secretary Anne Castle

Washington, D.C. – The Center for American Progress’s Reel Progress film series and the DC Environmental Film Festival are excited to present a special double-feature screening on Thursday, March 21 of the short film “A Grand Threat” and the documentary “Watershed: Exploring a New Water Ethic for the New West." “A Grand Threat” is the...

STATEMENT: CAP’s Conathan on the Department of the Interior’s 60-Day Review of Arctic Drilling

Washington, D.C. — Today, in response to the U.S. Department of the Interior's release of its high-level 60-day review of Shell's problem-filled 2012 Arctic offshore drilling season, the Center for American Progress released the following statement from CAP Ocean Policy Director Michael Conathan: Asking Shell to go back and create a "comprehensive plan" for its...

ADVISORY: HHS Director of Public Health Policy Alvarez to Discuss Addressing LGBT and HIV/AIDS Issues in Health Reform Implementation

Washington, DC—On Monday, March 18, the Center for American Progress will host an event that will bring together leaders in HIV/AIDS advocacy, gay and transgender health, consumer health advocacy, and health policy to discuss how advocates and policymakers can leverage the health reform effort to help eliminate health disparities and boost health outcomes for people...

RELEASE: Ryan Budget Includes Devastating Health Care Cost Increases for Seniors

Read the full analysis. Washington, D.C. — An analysis released today by the Center for American Progress finds that like last year, Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) misguided budget blueprint would not only create a death spiral—in which less-healthy beneficiaries leave the traditional Medicare plan, causing premiums to rise and resulting in more beneficiaries leaving the...

RESOURCE ROUND-UP: CAP Analysis of the Ryan Budget Proposal

Washington, D.C. — Today policy experts from the Center for American Progress released a series of columns and analyses outlining the ways in which the latest House Republican budget plan forces low-income and middle-class Americans to shoulder the entire burden of deficit reduction while simultaneously delivering massive tax breaks to the wealthiest Americans and corporate...

RELEASE: The Ryan Budget Retains 100 Years of Unnecessary Big Oil Tax Breaks and Revives New Ones from the Rejected Romney Budget Plan

Read “Meet the New Oil Tax Breaks, Same as the Old Oil Tax Breaks” Washington, D.C. — In response to the FY 2014 House Republican budget blueprint—a plan that protects Big Oil companies at the expense of struggling American families—the Center for American Progress today released an analysis that explains exactly why Big Oil doesn’t...

STATEMENT: Distinguished Faith Leaders Condemn the Ryan Budget

Washington, D.C — In response to the release of the 2013 House Republican budget blueprint—a plan that for the third year in a row puts the wealthiest few ahead of the most vulnerable Americans—a diverse group of distinguished faith leaders issued the following statements condemning the budget as immoral: Sister Simone Campbell, executive director of...