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Exploring Avenues for China-U.S. Cooperation on the Middle East

Nile River book_alt2 icon Report This September, a major bilateral summit that brings the leaders of both China and the United States together will offer another opening to deepen bilateral ties for the mutual benefit of both countries, as well as the rest of the world.

by Rudy deLeon and YANG Jiemian | Monday, July 13, 2015

Lending for Success

Homeowner mortgage lending relief book_alt2 icon Report Aligning lending incentives creates better outcomes for banks and borrowers alike.

by Joe Valenti, Sarah Edelman, Julia Gordon | Monday, July 13, 2015

The Authority for U.S. Participation in the Paris Climate Agreement

Paris book_alt2 icon Report As the contours of the Paris climate agreement come into focus, it is becoming clear that it could qualify as an executive agreement rather than a treaty.

by Gwynne Taraska and Ben Bovarnick | Tuesday, July 7, 2015

5 Key Principles to Guide Consideration of any ESEA Title I Formula Change

classroom article icon Issue Brief Here are five principles to guide lawmakers as they take action to make Title I—a key funding source for school districts serving poor students—more fair, transparent, and impactful.

by Ulrich Boser and Catherine Brown | Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Do Not Gut Financial Reform in the Name of Helping Small Banks

community bank teller article icon Issue Brief The banking industry’s claims that policymakers must roll back financial reform to help small banks do not stand up to scrutiny.

by David Sanchez, Sarah Edelman, Julia Gordon | Tuesday, July 7, 2015

How to Foster Long-Term Innovation Investment

scientist in laboratory article icon Issue Brief Ensuring that equity markets serve investors who take the long view of companies’ growth prospects is important for corporate bottom lines and economic growth.

by Neera Tanden and Blair Effron | Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Economic Snapshot: June 2015

Jobseeker at job fair article icon Issue Brief Policymakers need to create real economic security by fighting the twin evils of massive income inequality and anemic economic growth.

by Christian E. Weller and Jackie Odum | Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Building a More Inclusive National Park System for All Americans

President Barack Obama announces the establishment of a national monument article icon Issue Brief Congress and the president should work to conserve places that better reflect America’s diverse population and help engage new generations to visit and explore their shared heritage and resources.

by Nidhi Thakar, Claire Moser, Laura E. Durso | Wednesday, June 24, 2015

State Future Funds

train station book_alt2 icon Report For state and local leaders wondering how to keep pace with demands for clean energy and public transit, State Future Funds just may be the answer.

by Cathleen Kelly | Tuesday, June 23, 2015

All Pennsylvanians Will Benefit from a Clean Slate Policy for Minor Criminal Records

PA state capitol article icon Fact Sheet A new proposal in Pennsylvania will reduce barriers to employment, housing, education, and much more.

| Monday, June 22, 2015

From Bonn to Paris: Navigating the Course to an Effective International Climate Agreement

Climate convention article icon Issue Brief During their June meeting in Bonn, Germany, the parties to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change made measured progress toward the goal of adopting a new international climate agreement.

by Gwynne Taraska | Friday, June 19, 2015

Federal Oil and Gas Royalty and Revenue Reform

Permian Basin article icon Issue Brief U.S. taxpayers are being shortchanged hundreds of millions of dollars each year by outdated oil and gas policies on federal public lands.

by Nicole Gentile | Friday, June 19, 2015

Fact Sheets: The State-by-State Effects of the Supreme Court’s King v. Burwell Ruling

King v. Burwell SCOTUS demonstration article icon Fact Sheet A ruling for the plaintiffs in King v. Burwell would take away quality, affordable health care from millions of Americans. These fact sheets detail the effects of such a ruling in nine states.

| Thursday, June 18, 2015

Humanitarian Diplomacy

LGBT march Nicaragua book_alt2 icon Report CAP data analysis provides insights into the challenges that LGBT people seeking asylum in the United States face and underscores the need for the government to collect sexual orientation and gender identity data.

by Sharita Gruberg and Rachel West | Thursday, June 18, 2015

Examination of Select Post-Secondary Financial Aid Programs

Elizabeth BaylorElizabeth Baylor, Associate Director of Postsecondary Education at the Center for American Progress, testified before the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Office of Civil Rights Evaluation.

by Elizabeth Baylor | Wednesday, June 17, 2015