AVAILABLE FOR COMMENT: Health Experts on Obamacare Open Enrollment

Washington, D.C. — Starting on October 1, millions of Americans who have been locked out of the health market either because it was unaffordable or because of a pre-existing condition will have the chance to sign up for a health plan that fits their needs and their budget. The following experts from the Center for American...

RELEASE: CAP Report Explores the Experiences and Unmet Needs of LGBT Homeless Youth

Washington, D.C. — Today, the Center for American Progress released a report on LGBT youth homelessness, exploring who these homeless youths are, how they become homeless, how their needs are being addressed, and what the federal government can do to eliminate homelessness among LGBT youth. Over the past several years, there has been an increase...

RELEASE: CAP Previews Key Issues for Prime Minister Singh’s State Visit

Washington, D.C. — Today, the Center for American Progress released a report describing the key issues that will be discussed by Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Barack Obama this Friday at the White House. During the meeting, President Obama and Prime Minister Singh will likely focus on the following six issues in the U.S.-India...

RELEASE: 50-State Analysis Measures How Women Are Faring Across the Nation and Ranks the Best and Worst States for Women

Washington, D.C. — Today, the Center for American Progress released a 50-state analysis that assesses how women are faring across the country. The report, “The State of Women in America,” uses 36 different health, economic, and leadership factors to measure disparities between states and rank the best and worst states for women. The report finds that...

RELEASE: Sea-Level Rise: A Slow-Motion Disaster

Washington, D.C. — Today, the Center for American Progress released a video on the tremendous risk that the slow-moving threat of sea-level rise presents to some of America's most populous cities. CAP visited Norfolk, Virginia, a city on the front lines of the fight against rising seas, to talk to residents and community leaders about...

ADVISORY: Ashton Carter, Deputy Secretary of Defense, to Speak on Expanding U.S.-India Defense Partnership

Washington, D.C. — On Monday, September 30, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter will deliver a keynote address at the Center for American Progress on the Defense Department’s efforts to expand U.S.-India defense cooperation, including in defense trade. Under the direction of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Deputy Secretary Carter has led the Department...

RELEASE: CAP, the White House Council on Women and Girls, and the Department of Labor to Lead White House Summit on Working Families

Washington, D.C. — Today, the Center for American Progress announced that next spring it will partner with the White House Council on Women and Girls and the Department of Labor to convene the White House Summit on Working Families. The summit will focus on elevating the ongoing national conversation about making today’s workplace work for...