Latest

Compact View

How Inflation Reduction Act Electric Vehicle Incentives Are Driving a U.S. Manufacturing Renaissance Report
Photo shows several cars lined up on both sides of a divider with EV chargers that display orange signs reading

How Inflation Reduction Act Electric Vehicle Incentives Are Driving a U.S. Manufacturing Renaissance

More than a dozen new incentives enacted through the Inflation Reduction Act, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, and the CHIPS and Science Act have sent investments in EV manufacturing skyrocketing, resulting in more than 84,000 announced jobs in just the first year of implementation.

Leo Banks

2023 CAP IDEAS Conference Past Event
CAP IDEAS Conference logo

2023 CAP IDEAS Conference

Join the Center for American Progress as we celebrate 20 years of innovative policy solutions and look boldly forward to a progressive future.

The Child Care Sector Is Still Struggling To Hire Workers Article
A teacher leads a morning warm-up session for young children in Frederick, Maryland.

The Child Care Sector Is Still Struggling To Hire Workers

Amid a tight labor market and lack of sustainable funding, the child care sector’s shortage of good jobs persists, exacerbating its challenge to attract and retain workers.

Rose Khattar, Maureen Coffey

Michigan Hemlock Semiconductor Expansion Project Article

Michigan Hemlock Semiconductor Expansion Project

This investment by Hemlock Semiconductor Operations will expand the company’s polysilicon manufacturing operations and likely create more than 170 jobs.

Indie Michigan Semiconductor Expansion Article

Indie Michigan Semiconductor Expansion

Indie Semiconductor is building an engineering design center at its existing facilities in Auburn Hills, Michigan.

The Inflation Reduction Act: A Year in Review Testimony

The Inflation Reduction Act: A Year in Review

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 Oversight and Accountability Committee’s Subcommittee on Health Care and Financial Services; the testimony is in support of the Inflation Reduction Act in its first year of historic investments in American households and jobs aimed at accelerating the U.S. transition to a clean energy economy.

Trevor Higgins

5 Facts From the 2022 Wage Gap Data Article
Photo shows a well-lit open kitchen area with chefs preparing food behind the counter and a server picking up plates

5 Facts From the 2022 Wage Gap Data

New data show that in 2022, women working full time, year-round typically earned 84 cents for every dollar men made, and when comparing among all workers, including those who work part time and for part of the year, women typically made 78 cents.

Isabela Salas-Betsch

Bidenomics en acción: una visión económica mejor para latinos In the News

Bidenomics en acción: una visión económica mejor para latinos

En una página de opinión en El Tiempo Latino, Gaby Blanco explica cómo las legislaciones económicas de la administración de Biden van a beneficiar a la comunidad latina en los Estados Unidos.

El Tiempo Latino

Gaby Blanco

The Business Case for Good Jobs Report
Employees work at their desks in a San Francisco office.

The Business Case for Good Jobs

Jobs that include employee training and good working conditions have higher worker productivity and lower operational costs associated with turnover, boosting firm profitability and economic growth.

Crystal Weise

4 Job Quality Questions All Applicants for New Federal Funds Should Answer Report
Worker on building against sky

4 Job Quality Questions All Applicants for New Federal Funds Should Answer

States, cities, and private sector applicants can improve their chances of winning new federal support through the Inflation Reduction Act, Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, and CHIPS and Science Act by demonstrating that their proposals will create good jobs for working people from all walks of life.

Karla Walter

Load More

Related Priorities

Tackling Climate Change and Environmental Injustice

Tackling Climate Change and Environmental Injustice

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.

Restoring Social Trust in Democracy

Restoring Social Trust in Democracy

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.

Building an Economy for All

Building an Economy for All

Economic growth must be built on the foundation of a strong and secure middle class so that all Americans benefit from growth.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.