The Center for American Progress proposes a budget plan to address our most pressing national challenges.
More than 30 governors have proposed new funding to help families access and afford needed early childhood education and care services.
To successfully promote U.S. national security, the Trump administration’s fiscal year 2020 defense budget needs to consider myriad factors—and set necessary, realistic funding levels.
Budget cuts over the past decade have diminished the IRS’ enforcement capacity.
Making smarter investments than in the past can create a stronger economy and healthier middle class.
The FY 2020 Department of Education budget proposal would make drastic and harmful cuts.
Trump’s morally bankrupt budget betrays the “forgotten men and women” he pledged to fight for, seeking to pay for his $2 trillion tax giveaway with massive cuts to programs on which everyday Americans rely.
This week’s hearings in the House and Senate provide an opportunity for lawmakers to scrutinize the Fed’s recent deregulatory initiatives.
President Donald Trump is threatening the economic security of federal workers and their families for the sake of his ego.
800,000 federal workers could go without paychecks in the event of a prolonged government shutdown.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act increases federal deficits while failing to address the nation’s most pressing challenges and making inequality worse.
The strategy of providing incentives to companies involves potential downsides that rarely are fully appreciated.
Providing incentives to companies to create jobs has become a false panacea in the economic development world, and proponents often fail to acknowledge the strategy’s downsides.
In reforming the congressional budget process, Congress should strengthen nonpartisan institutions such as the CBO, put taxes and spending on a level playing field, and eliminate brinkmanship over the debt ceiling.
As the Federal Reserve continues to raise rates, it’s time to pay more attention to the economy-wide risks from the changing landscape of household debt.