1 Million Missing Entrepreneurs
Issue Brief New research identifies a fall in business-owner households, highlighting the need for policies that strengthen and grow the middle class and, with it, our pipeline of future entrepreneurs.
How Does Middle-Class Financial Health Affect Entrepreneurship in America?
Report Policies that focus on strengthening the financial health of the middle class will ultimately foster a vibrant and dynamic entrepreneurial economy in the United States.
The Bureau and the Bureau
Report After two years of research into ATF's history, work, and challenges, CAP recommends merging it into the FBI to create a federal law enforcement agency with the leadership, resources, and political support necessary to help reform the gun industry and reduce gun violence in the United States.
A Fresh Look at School Funding
Issue Brief These five new ideas for the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act would improve school funding and ensure that low-income students attend better-funded schools.
Myth Busting: Medicaid and Low-Income Pool Facts
Fact Sheet Lawmakers in Florida, Texas, Tennessee, and Kansas continue to play politics with their citizens’ health care by demanding federal funding for the low-income pool while refusing to expand Medicaid.
A Forward-Looking Agenda for the Nation’s Public Utility Commissions
Report Congress should amend the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act to call upon states to embrace clean energy sources such as wind and solar, boost energy efficiency, and build resilience in the nation’s electric utilities.
Developing a Blue Economy in China and the United States
Report China and the United States should join forces to promote sustainable development of ocean and coastal regions and resources.
Fact Sheet: 4 Generations of American Women
Fact Sheet This brief guide highlights the different work and life experiences of women of the Millennial, Generation X, Baby Boom, and Silent generations.
4 Generations of American Women: Great Progress, Persistent Challenges
Issue Brief The differences among women are as real as the challenges they share. To motivate the next generation, today’s women leaders need to listen and learn.
Social Cohesion: The Secret Weapon in the Fight for Equitable Climate Resilience
Report Fostering community cohesion in low-income, climate-vulnerable areas is an overlooked strategy for climate resilience before, during, and after extreme weather events.
A Rulemaking to Close Loopholes and Cut Subsidies for the Federal Coal Program
Fact Sheet The U.S. Department of the Interior is aiming to close a loophole so that coal companies can no longer use their affiliates to dodge royalty payments, but this rule needs to be strengthened to guarantee that taxpayers receive every dollar due for their resources.
The Case for a Two-Generation Approach for Educating English Language Learners
Report Policymakers must support strategies for English language instruction that consider the needs of immigrant adults and children together in order to ensure families achieve greater economic and academic success and the ability to fully participate in society.
Turkey’s Growing Energy Ties with Moscow
Issue Brief Turkey’s efforts to secure reliable energy supplies have brought it closer to Russia, both a cause and a symptom of Ankara’s diminished solidarity with its Western allies.
Improving College Access and Degree Attainment Through an Early Guarantee of Federal Financial Aid
Report An early guarantee of federal financial aid would incentivize more students to earn postsecondary education credentials, along with other benefits.
4 Essential Questions About Air Traffic Control Privatization
Issue Brief Given the magnitude of the changes that privatizing the operation of air traffic controls would bring about—in aviation governance; industry taxation; and potentially, safety—proponents must be able to show that benefits will clearly exceed costs.