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Improving Economic Opportunity

Successful anti-poverty solutions should be coordinated in a way that meets the needs of families and should build upon lessons learned from successful programs across the country. Efforts to improve the safety net should also be paired with broader reforms and investments to tackle the root causes of poverty.

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The Ryan Budget in Sheep’s Clothing?

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s speech on safety net reforms is either an outgrowth of his budget plans to gut the safety net or it backtracks on his promise to balance the budget. But he can’t have it both ways.

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Should the Ryan Budget Worry Seniors?

By circumventing a Congressional Budget Office scoring, Rep. Paul Ryan’s plan may have an even bigger downside for retirees than many have predicted.

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Ryan Budget Abandons Innovation Future

At a time when federal research and development, or R&D, investment is stagnating, significant new contributions must be made to secure our continued global leadership in R&D. Rep. Ryan’s budget does just the opposite, significantly reducing the federal government’s commitment to it.

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How the Ryan Budget Fails Our Economy by Failing Economics

The conservative economic framework at the core of the Ryan budget remains stuck on supply-side and trickle-down theories that have been discredited and are out of touch with today’s economy.

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Fiscal Year 2015 Ryan Budget by the Numbers

The Ryan budget once again undermines America’s long-term economic future by cutting essential infrastructure programs that support job growth, trade, and the efficient movement of people and goods.

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