STATEMENT: CAP Economist Michael Madowitz on the July 2020 Jobs Report

Washington, D.C. — Center for American Progress Economist Michael Madowitz released the following statement today on the July 2020 employment situation figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: After the worst GDP report in U.S. history last week, today’s jobs numbers cement President Donald Trump’s position as the worst jobs president in recorded history. Economists and public health...

RELEASE: Advocates Call on Congress To More Equitably Distribute Higher Education Stimulus

Washington, D.C. — Today, the Center for American Progress and other advocates representing students and taxpayers sent a letter to leaders in Congress calling on them to adopt in COVID-19 relief legislation a distribution formula for higher education stimulus that is more equitable than that used in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which...