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Senior Fellow; Senior Adviser, American Worker Project
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The proposal would raise the retirement age for full Social Security benefits to 69.
Sep 22, 2023
Please join the Center for American Progress to discuss the multitude of issues faced by older women and to explore solutions to improve their lives.
May 23, 2023
Emily Gee, Rep. Jan Schakowsky, Maggie Jo Buchanan, 2 More
Tracey Thomas Gronniger, Naomi M. Stanhaus
Guaranteeing paid leave for all would powerfully bolster economic security in retirement, particularly for women.
May 16, 2023
Molly Weston Williamson
Sen. Marco Rubio’s purported paid parental leave plan would hurt, rather than help, women by cutting the retirement benefits they need.
Aug 5, 2022
While retirement savings incentives—and those recently proposed in the SECURE Act 2.0—favor the wealthy, reforms should prioritize the low- and middle-income taxpayers most at risk of financial insecurity in retirement.
May 20, 2022
The federal government should enact the following policy recommendations to increase affordable, accessible, and inclusive housing for all—especially people with disabilities.
Apr 23, 2021
Valerie Novack, Adam Ballard, Allie Cannington, 1 More
Permanently terminating the employee payroll tax along the lines President Trump has proposed would empty Social Security’s trust fund by 2026 or earlier.
Aug 12, 2020
Seth Hanlon, Christian E. Weller
Occupational segregation, employment discrimination, and exploitation make economic downturns, such as the one created by the COVID-19 pandemic, worse in communities of color by destabilizing jobs, undermining small businesses, and increasing income shocks and unexpected expenses.
Apr 14, 2020
Connor Maxwell, Danyelle Solomon
Any new funding for the Paycheck Protection Program must provide immediate cash to the smallest businesses in order to protect them from the COVID-19 fallout.
Apr 13, 2020
Alexandra Thornton, Andy Green
As millions of workers continue to lose their jobs due to the COVID-19 outbreak, policymakers must take immediate action to ensure that renters have homes in the coming months.
Apr 9, 2020
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has proposed multiple rules that target housing access for marginalized communities and weaken protections against discrimination.
Jan 30, 2020
Guaranteeing legal representation for renters facing eviction not only is a highly effective means of keeping renters in their homes, but it also benefits whole communities by preventing homelessness, preserving affordable rental homes, and more.
Oct 2, 2019
Heidi Schultheis, Caitlin Rooney
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.
We work to strengthen public health systems and improve health care coverage, access, and affordability.
Economic growth must be built on the foundation of a strong and secure middle class so that all Americans benefit from growth.
We apply a racial equity lens in developing and advancing policies that aim to root out entrenched systemic racism to ensure everyone has an opportunity to thrive.
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