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More Money, More Problems

Texas Supreme Court justices book_alt2 icon Report A new CAP report looks at the challenge of sustaining judicial diversity on the bench in the face of big-money judicial elections.

by Michele L. Jawando and Billy Corriher | Monday, October 26, 2015

Too Hot to Handle

firefighter book_alt2 icon Report It is time for Congress to accept climate science, join the fight against climate change, and help Western communities defend themselves against hotter, bigger, and more dangerous wildfires.

by Matt Lee-Ashley and Michael Madowitz | Thursday, October 22, 2015

Who Wins and Who Loses?

Capitol Dome article icon Issue Brief There is no shortage of tax reform ideas these days. Watch out for these claims when considering which tax reforms make sense.

by Alexandra Thornton and Harry Stein | Thursday, October 22, 2015

Jokowi’s Visit Will Highlight Why Indonesia Is a Natural U.S. Partner

President Jokowi election article icon Issue Brief The Indonesian president’s visit to the United States this month is an opportunity for him to demonstrate that his country is a strong partner for the United States.

by Brian Harding | Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Long-Termism or Lemons

stock market book_alt2 icon Report Corporate America’s growing focus on short-term profits instead of long-term value hurts shareholders and the middle class alike. Here is an agenda to nudge markets to focus on the long term.

by Marc Jarsulic, Brendan Duke, Michael Madowitz | Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Restoring the Balance

Supreme Court book_alt2 icon Report One year after Hobby Lobby, state legislators, organizations, and for-profit corporations are using religious liberty to infringe on the rights of women, religious minorities, and LGBT people.

by Carolyn Davis, Laura E. Durso, Carmel Martin | Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Confronting America’s Wildlife Extinction Crisis

wolverine book_alt2 icon Report A new classification for declining plant and animal populations would encourage the voluntary conservation of U.S. wildlife species before they reach the brink of extinction.

by Matt Lee-Ashley and Nicole Gentile | Monday, October 19, 2015

Toward Trust

Baltimore police officer book_alt2 icon Report Baltimore activists offer six ideas to make the Baltimore Police Department more accountable, transparent, and effective at preventing and solving serious crimes.

by Ben Jealous | Thursday, October 15, 2015

Executive Action to Strengthen Background Checks by Addressing High-Volume Gun Sellers

gun show dealer article icon Issue Brief The current regulation defining who is required to obtain a federal firearms license should be revised to ensure that high-volume gun sellers are required to conduct background checks for all sales.

by Chelsea Parsons and Arkadi Gerney | Thursday, October 15, 2015

The Hidden Value of Curriculum Reform

high school students at desks book_alt2 icon Report Curriculum reform presents a cost-effective means of improving student achievement.

by Ulrich Boser, Matthew M. Chingos, Chelsea Straus | Wednesday, October 14, 2015

The Greening of Our National Parks

Great Smoky Mountains alternative fuel kick-off events article icon Issue Brief As the centennial of the National Park Service approaches, a commitment to sustainable transportation will help move the parks into the next century.

by Myriam Alexander-Kearns and Nidhi Thakar | Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Consumer Protection and Higher Education Financing Alternatives

Rohit Chopra, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, testified before the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee.

by Rohit Chopra | Thursday, October 8, 2015

Point of Entry

Teacher in class book_alt2 icon Report The disciplinary use of suspension and expulsion for the nation’s youngest students—particularly African American students—has long-term damaging effects on children, as well as society as a whole.

by Maryam Adamu and Lauren Hogan | Thursday, October 8, 2015

Fast Facts: Economic Security for Nevada Families

Las Vegas, Nevada family article icon Fact Sheet The right policies can go a long way toward helping Nevada women gain economic security.

by Ryan Erickson, Sarah Jane Glynn, Heidi Williamson | Monday, October 5, 2015

Expanding ID Card Access for LGBT Homeless Youth

Young adult using computer book_alt2 icon Report Reducing the barriers to ID cards for homeless youth could improve access to critical services and new opportunities.

by Hannah Hussey | Thursday, October 1, 2015