STATEMENT: HHS Guidance on Upholding Civil Rights of Disabled People Is a Good First Step, Says CAP’s Rebecca Cokley

Washington, D.C. — Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Office for Civil Rights issued a new bulletin reminding health care providers of their obligations under laws and regulations that prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, and exercise of conscience and religion in HHS-funded programs....

Coronavirus: What You Need To Know

Please join the Center for American Progress for an online event focusing on the state of play in the fight against COVID-19 with CAP experts. CAP experts in health, economic, and national security policy will draw on their years of experience to share where we are as a nation and a global community; explain what steps federal, state, and local governments are and should be taking to help flatten the curve; and answer your questions about this pandemic.

STATEMENT: CAP Endorses Bill That Would Require President Trump To Take Action Under Defense Production Act To Combat Coronavirus

Washington, D.C. — Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) has introduced a bill outlining specific actions that should be taken under the Defense Production Act (DPA) to expedite the procurement of medical equipment and other essential goods to combat the spread of the coronavirus. Despite several conflicting announcements, President Donald Trump has not yet used the full...