Anti-Muslim Sentiment Is a Serious Threat to American Security
Report ISIS is following a clear and determined strategy to provoke an anti-Muslim backlash and ignite a clash of civilizations.
South Carolina Gun Violence
Fact Sheet The state of South Carolina has both some of the weakest gun laws and some of the highest levels of gun violence in the country.
The Importance of a Strong Federal Student Aid Office
Ben Miller, Senior Director for Postsecondary Education, testified before a joint hearing of the Subcommittee on Government Operations and the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Moving America’s Families Forward: Lessons Learned from Other Countries
Melissa Boteach, Vice President of the Poverty to Prosperity Program, testified before the House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Human Resources, November 17, 2015.
Providing Identification to Unauthorized Immigrants
Report Expanding access to and acceptance of identification cards and driver’s licenses for unauthorized immigrants would bring broad societal benefits.
The Terror Gap
Fact Sheet With the ever-present threat of lone-wolf and homegrown terrorists perpetrating attacks on American soil, it is important to close the terror gap in order to prevent known terror suspects from easily purchasing guns.
After the Paris Attacks
Issue Brief To turn the tide against ISIS, America needs to step up its military and diplomatic campaign and reject voices calling for the country to turn against refugees and Muslims.
Administering Paid Family and Medical Leave
Report Policymakers have a number of options for how to administer an efficient and affordable national paid leave program that uses the best-proven elements of existing programs in the states and abroad.
Report DAPA-affected voters—citizen family members of those eligible for Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents—will comprise sizable and potentially decisive portions of key and emerging battleground state electorates across the country in 2016 and beyond.
A Primer on the Paris Climate Summit
Issue Brief The Paris summit, which is set to produce a new international climate agreement, could mark a global pivot toward clean energy.
Laying the Groundwork for More Efficient Retirement Savings Incentives
Report Policymakers should pursue a number of steps at the federal and state levels to make existing savings incentives more effective and address the retirement crisis.
Protecting Public Health and Growing the Economy
Fact Sheet The Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 demonstrate that a vibrant economy and strong public health protections can go hand in hand.
The Impact of Reversing Kentucky’s Health Care Reforms
Issue Brief Any rollback of Kentucky’s Medicaid expansion and state health insurance marketplace would be a disaster for Kentucky's health, economy, and state budget.
Paying It Forward
Report Creating a new Medicaid benefit for evidence-based home visiting services would simplify funding and allow states and communities to scale services, improve outcomes for families, and produce significant savings for states and the federal government.
Issue Brief State legislatures have traditionally handled redistricting, which has created partisan and predictable elections that discourage millennial participation in the democratic process.