House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks with Neera Tanden at the 2019 CAP Ideas Conference about the swell of progressive successes in the new House of Representatives and the path forward.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks at the 2019 CAP Ideas Conference about cities’ power in implementing progressive change and in setting the example of how governments can serve their people.
Federal lawmakers can support America’s 21st-century competitiveness by ensuring that any federal infrastructure plan invests in good jobs.
An equitable federal infrastructure plan must include workforce development strategies aimed at recruitment, stability, and career advancement for local and regional communities.
A national energy consumption reduction target, levied on sales of both electricity and natural gas, must be a component of any progressive federal infrastructure plan.
Temporary Protected Status is closely linked to the efforts to rebuild states affected by natural disasters, as shown by the large numbers of TPS holders who work in construction occupations.
With an infrastructure effort on the horizon, Congress should prioritize expanding electric transportation access for low- and moderate-income communities and communities of color.
To avert the economic threats posed by extreme weather and climate disaster events, Congress must act to build resilient infrastructure and communities.
As interest in an infrastructure package develops, there are several ways Congress can ensure that it protects and invests in the environment to protect communities and nature.
America’s crumbling and outdated public school buildings desperately need federal government support.
This week, Daniella and Ed spoke with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti about how his city is moving the needle forward on issues such as infrastructure, immigration, and criminal justice.
Congress should pass a comprehensive infrastructure package to create jobs and raise wages, tackle the climate crisis, and improve access to opportunity and social equity.
By setting ambitious energy efficiency standards in buildings, the United States can lower energy costs for consumers, encourage job growth, and reduce energy-related pollution and carbon emissions.
From teacher pay to school infrastructure to workforce readiness, new governors should move quickly to advance key education priorities in their states.
The autonomous vehicle revolution offers planners an opportunity to redesign the surface transportation system to be more accessible and sustainable by prioritizing the needs of pedestrians and other nonautomotive users.