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The lack of adequate interpretation and translation services for asylum-seekers who are not proficient in English impedes their ability to navigate the complex immigration system.
May 25, 2023
Zefitret Abera Molla
Mia Ives-Rublee explains how instituting Medicaid work requirements could be detrimental to thousands of Americans.
May 16, 2023
State governments are taking the lead in implementing no-cost school meal programs to eliminate administrative and financial burdens for students, families, and school staff.
May 4, 2023
Allie Pearce, Akilah Alleyne, Anona Neal
Trevor Higgins, senior vice president of the Energy and Environment department at the Center for American Progress, filed written testimony before the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Environment, Manufacturing, and Critical Minerals; the testimony is in support of the Inflation Reduction Act and its historic investments in American households and jobs aimed at accelerating the U.S. transition to a clean energy economy.
Apr 27, 2023
Leaders in the House Republican caucus are trying to gut the Biden administration’s climate law; here’s what Americans stand to lose.
Apr 26, 2023
Maysville, North Carolina, Town Manager Schumata Brown writes about how PFAS contamination has affected his rural community for years. With funding from the infrastructure law, the Biden administration is delivering much-needed funding for water infrastructure to rural communities.
Apr 3, 2023
the New Bern Sun Journal
Michael Sozan, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, filed written testimony before the Washington State House in support of S.B. 5284, a bill that would strengthen campaign-related spending disclosure requirements and limit political spending by U.S. corporations with appreciable foreign ownership.
Mar 14, 2023
Sarah Millender, Auburn Bell, and Jill Rosenthal have published a new op-ed in The Hill urging the Biden administration to strengthen standards on soot pollution.
Mar 9, 2023
Sarah Millender, Auburn Bell, Jill Rosenthal
In a comment letter submitted to the U.S. Department of Education, Madison Weiss provides recommendations on the low-financial-value postsecondary programs list.
Feb 23, 2023
In a comment letter submitted to the U.S. Department of Education, Bradley D. Custer discusses income-driven repayment regulation and the need for a student loan repayment system with a functional safety net.
Bradley D. Custer
Michael Sozan, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, filed written testimony before the Hawaii Senate in support of S.B. 1179, a bill that would limit political spending by U.S. corporations with appreciable foreign ownership.
Feb 22, 2023
This CAP Action collection features stories from people in Arizona, Georgia, Nevada, and New Hampshire whose lives have been improved by the legislation passed during the Biden administration’s first two years.
Sep 20, 2022
the Center for American Progress Action Fund
Please join the Center for American Progress for a multipanel discussion with OMB Director Shalanda Young, one of the key officials responsible for implementing the IRA, and everyday Americans about the Inflation Reduction Act and what it will mean for the United States and the American people.
Sep 14, 2022
State and local governments will receive financial and technical support from the Biden administration to help them achieve success under the Inflation Reduction Act, but they must also be prepared to stand up ambitious programs in their communities.
Aug 25, 2022
Chris Chyung, Sam Ricketts, Kirsten Jurich, 4 More
Elisia Hoffman, Frances Sawyer, Justin Balik, Kate Johnson
Please join us and a panel of eminent economists to discuss how the Inflation Reduction Act will strengthen the economy.
Aug 4, 2022
President Biden must capitalize on hosting this year’s Summit of the Americas to galvanize a regional security strategy that centers climate action.
May 26, 2022
Joel Martinez, Frances Colón
Please join the Center for American Progress for a discussion on actions taken by the Biden administration to center racial equity in the federal government and the policies and path forward to bend the arc of racial justice toward equity in the years ahead.
Feb 17, 2022
Funding for government agencies expires on March 11; rather than pass another stopgap bill, Congress must pass full-year appropriations that adequately support the nation’s priorities and needs.
Feb 11, 2022
Nick Buffie, Jessica Yin, Marquisha Johns, 2 More
Jill Rosenthal, Seth Hanlon
Trump and his allies have incited an insurrection but the movement may outlast his administration.
Jan 19, 2021
A House-Senate Conference Committee is considering a key provision on Pentagon management that would impact accountability and how taxpayer dollars are spent.
Sep 22, 2020
Rudy deLeon, Brent Woolfork
The climate alliances among U.S. states, cities, and businesses could become global players in the fight against climate change.
Nov 6, 2017
Gwynne Taraska, Howard Marano
The choice between being soft or tough on crime is a relic of the past. The question now is whether you are smart on crime.
May 12, 2017
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We pursue climate action that meets the crisis’s urgency, creates good-quality jobs, benefits disadvantaged communities, and restores U.S. credibility on the global stage.
Democracy is under attack at home and abroad. We must act to ensure it is accessible to all, accountable, and can serve as a force of good.
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