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Associate Director, Financial Regulation
Senior Fellow, Economic Policy
Director of Economic Analysis, Inclusive Economy
Counselor; President, Center for American Progress Action Fund
Senior Policy Analyst, Housing Policy
Director, Disability Justice Initiative
Senior Fellow; Chief Economist
Managing Director, Inclusive Growth
Director, Infrastructure Policy
Associate Director, Economic Policy
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New data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics show that in 2023, disabled people made record-breaking employment gains in a tight labor market; policymakers, however, must do more to close persistent gaps.
Feb 22, 2024
Kennedy Andara, Anona Neal, Rose Khattar
Beth Almeida and Veronica Goodman write in MarketWatch about the importance of older workers to economic growth.
Feb 21, 2024
Beth Almeida, Veronica Goodman
Modular building, if brought to scale, has the potential to reduce construction costs and make building new homes more affordable, especially in areas experiencing severe affordable housing shortages.
Feb 6, 2024
Under the tight caps in the budget agreement, Congress should be able to meet the nation’s highest priorities, but the federal government would provide a lower level of services and benefits than it did in fiscal year 2023.
Bobby Kogan, Jean Ross
The just-released Senate border deal is a sincere, bipartisan attempt to create much needed order at the U.S.-Mexico border; release pressure on the broken asylum system, resource agencies, and communities; and provide other targeted solutions across the immigration system. However, to achieve and sustain order at the border, Congress must more boldly address what drives migration in the region and must create accessible lawful pathways that are an alternative to asylum.
Feb 5, 2024
Patrick Gaspard, Debu Gandhi, Dan Restrepo
Decades of problems with distribution, debt, and enforcement have undermined the child support program’s ability to serve low-income families.
Feb 1, 2024
In an op-ed for DC Journal, former Rep. Andy Levin unpacks the disconnect between last year’s economic successes and consumer discontent.
Feb 1, 2024
Rep. Andy Levin
KOREPlex is opening a lithium-ion battery manufacturing plant in Arizona that will be operated by electrical hardware and automatic software made in the United States.
Jan 29, 2024
This grant provides funding for a project to rebuild a critical road in Laz Paz County, Arizona, in the Colorado Indian River Tribe Reservation.
Michigan Technical University is receiving funding to develop a better battery recycling and metal refining technology in partnership with the only nickel mine in the United States.
This grant provides funding for the replacement of diesel buses in Racine, Wisconsin, with 13 new electric buses and related infrastructure.
This $110 million grant provides funding for a project to rebuild the 60-year-old Alligator River Bridge in the North Carolina Outer Banks.
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.
Economic growth must be built on the foundation of a strong and secure middle class so that all Americans benefit from growth.
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