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The Hyde Amendment Has Perpetuated Inequality in Abortion Access for 40 Years

article icon Issue Brief For 40 years, the Hyde Amendment has perpetuated inequality by blocking access to safe, legal abortion for low-income women and women of color on Medicaid.

by Heidi Williamson and Jamila Taylor | Thursday, September 29, 2016

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A Clean Energy Action Plan for the United States

book_alt2 icon Report The next president and Congress should enact a Clean Energy Action Plan that puts the nation on a low-carbon path for decades to come.

by Luke Bassett, Myriam Alexander-Kearns, Jerusalem Demsas | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

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State ID Card Policies for LGBTQ Youths Experiencing Homelessness

article icon Fact Sheet Expanding access to state-issued identification for LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness could create opportunities and improve their safety and well-being.

by Shabab Ahmed Mirza, Steven Soto, Caitlin Rooney | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

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Remedial Education

book_alt2 icon Report As many as 60 percent of entering college freshmen are placed into remedial education courses to develop skills that they should have learned in high school, at a cost of more than $1 billion annually.

by Laura Jimenez, Scott Sargrad, Jessica Morales, Maggie Thompson | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

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Preventing Problems at the Polls: Wisconsin

article icon Issue Brief Wisconsin voters could face obstacles at the polls due to new laws making it tougher to vote and abolishing the state’s nonpartisan election administration agency. Here are some things to watch out for.

by Billy Corriher and Liz Kennedy | Monday, September 26, 2016

Negotiation Plus: A Framework for Value-Based Drug Pricing Negotiation

article icon Issue Brief CAP’s drug pricing framework would empower Medicare and private payers to negotiate effectively for drug prices, backed by binding arbitration.

by Topher Spiro, Maura Calsyn, Thomas Huelskoetter | Monday, September 26, 2016

Three Percenters

Violent Words, Violent Crimes

book_alt2 icon Report Anti-government extremism, tensions over control of public lands, and easy access to guns collide in Nevada, with devastating consequences.

by Chelsea Parsons, Annette Magnus, Jordan Jones | Thursday, September 22, 2016

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The Costs of Climate Inaction

article icon Issue Brief Over the past decade, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has spent billions of taxpayer dollars to repair damage from extreme weather, a price tag that could increase with climate change.

by Erin Auel and Alison Cassady | Thursday, September 22, 2016

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Counsel or Criminalize?

article icon Issue Brief Public schools have not adapted to address students’ mental, social, and emotional barriers to learning, and children of color are disproportionately affected.

by Perpetual Baffour | Thursday, September 22, 2016

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The Cost of Work-Family Policy Inaction

book_alt2 icon Report The lack of work-family policies in the United States costs working families billions of dollars in lost wages every year.

by Sarah Jane Glynn and Danielle Corley | Thursday, September 22, 2016

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Tax Simplification That Works for Everyone

book_alt2 icon Report Three big steps can make the U.S. tax code simpler, while improving tax fairness and the nation’s long-term fiscal health.

by Alexandra Thornton | Thursday, September 22, 2016

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The Economic Impacts of Removing Unauthorized Immigrant Workers

book_alt2 icon Report The United States as a whole, as well as each state, stands to suffer widespread economic losses under a policy that removes unauthorized immigrants.

by Ryan Edwards and Francesc Ortega | Wednesday, September 21, 2016

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Home Visiting 101

article icon Fact Sheet This fact sheet explains how evidence-based home visiting programs improve outcomes for at-risk children and families from the start.

by Leila Schochet and Rachel Herzfeldt-Kamprath | Friday, September 16, 2016

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Avoiding a Full Arctic Meltdown

book_alt2 icon Report This fall, world leaders and science ministers have a shot at stepping up global action to avert catastrophic Arctic and global climate change.

by Cathleen Kelly and Kelsey Schober | Thursday, September 15, 2016

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Educator Pipeline at Risk

book_alt2 icon Report There is little research on why teacher preparation enrollment has been declining nationwide since the 2009-10 academic year, but this report finds that certain state policies were associated with a less precipitous decline.

by Lisette Partelow and Christina Baumgardner | Wednesday, September 14, 2016

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