Donna Cooper, Richard Caperton, Kate Gordon, and Daniel J. Weiss detail a plan to redirect billions of dollars in giveaways to Big Oil toward building infrastructure to put Americans back on the job.
Donna Cooper takes a look at our nation's infrastructure spending needs, and explains how we can pay for them and put Americans back to work.
Two CAP teams, one from Science Progress and the other from the Doing What Works project, release a series of reports focusing on different building blocks of our national competitiveness.
New appropriations bill eliminates funding for programs that struggling families need, write Donna Cooper and Melissa Boteach.
Donna Cooper details why legislation to fund airport construction and safety as well as federal highway repairs and construction face unconscionable elimination in Congress.
Donna Cooper and Jordan Eizenga urge policymakers to encourage other states to follow New York’s lead in applying modern portfolio management strategies to their revolving loan funds—which could mean more badly needed water infrastructure improvements.
Donna Cooper and Jordan Eizenga offer a three-step blueprint for state revolving loan funds for maximizing clean and safe water infrastructure investment.
Julia Kantor and Donna Cooper urge Washington policymakers to support a strong American industry where small public investments become major economic gains.
Sam Ungar and Donna Cooper explore how a new website used by the highway agency makes it easier to ensure that recovery funds flow almost entirely to American companies and workers—and urge other Department of Transportation offices to follow the FHWA’s lead.
Donna Cooper explains how a current proposal to reduce federal spending on badly needed roads improvement will also be a drag on employment—at the worst possible time.
Congress should help improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the Legal Services Corporation to better serve civil legal aid programs.
New practices can help millions of Americans access the legal assistance they need.
A significant number of people are unable to afford legal assistance, a serious problem for both litigants and courts, writes Joy Moses.
We must keep pressing for more lawyers while doing everything we can to make the courts less impenetrable for people who struggle to use them without legal representation.
Seth Hanlon explains why we don't need to give tax subsidies to oil companies.