STATEMENT: Daniel J. Weiss on President Obama’s Budget Proposal to End Tax Breaks for Oil and Gas Companies

Washington, D.C. — In response to the news that President Barack Obama’s budget proposal includes ending special tax breaks for oil and gas companies, Daniel J. Weiss, Senior Fellow and Director of Climate Strategy at the Center for American Progress, released the following statement: By eliminating nearly $40 billion in unnecessary special tax breaks for Big...

RELEASE: President Obama’s Federal Early Education Investment Can Help Close the Preschool-Access Gap

Washington, D.C. –  The Center for American Progress today released a state-by-state analysis showing that far too many 3- and 4-year-olds do not participate in any kind of preschool program. The analysis demonstrates that President Barack Obama’s proposal to provide a significant federal investment for early education programs has the potential to radically increase the...