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The Center for American Progress constantly strives to find meaningful solutions and pathways to promote progressive policy advancement at the state and local level. Our work focuses on locally driven solutions as well as the vast policy and communications expertise in the organization. We hope this research and data can help facilitate thoughtful debate among state and local leaders so that we can bring about progressive change in an ever-changing political landscape.
Senior Fellow, Democracy
Acting Senior Director, Early Childhood Policy
Vice President of Research, Advocacy and Outreach
Senior Fellow, Energy and Environment
Director, Infrastructure Policy
Senior Fellow, Inclusive Economy
Director, Public Health
Senior Director, Safety and Justice Campaign; Director, State and Local Government Affairs
Senior Fellow; Senior Adviser, American Worker Project
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Juan Carter, outreach manager for the Giffords Center for Violence Intervention, explains how community violence intervention (CVI) programs take a holistic approach to public safety by investing in the long-term health and well-being of individuals affected by violence.
Feb 21, 2024
Chandler Hall, Nick Wilson, Hai-Lam Phan, 3 More
Ala Al Sadi, Toni Pandolfo, Matthew Gossage
Federal COVID-19 relief funding for child care stabilization grants ended in September 2023, but a number of states have stepped up this year to address the child care needs of working families.
In the NetChoice cases, the U.S. Supreme Court should slap down the 5th Circuit’s efforts to rewrite the First Amendment.
Feb 20, 2024
Devon Ombres, Nicole Alvarez
The lack of geographic balance on the policy boards that govern metropolitan planning organizations skews transportation investment decisions toward highway expansion and unsustainable land use.
Feb 15, 2024
The case is part of conservative activists’ efforts to stop the Environmental Protection Agency from protecting Americans from major polluters.
Feb 13, 2024
Jeevna Sheth, Chris Martinez, Devon Ombres
Michael Sozan, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, filed written testimony before the Hawaii Senate in support of S.B. 3243, a bill that would strengthen campaign-related spending disclosure requirements and limit political spending by U.S. corporations with appreciable foreign ownership.
Feb 9, 2024
This fact sheet summarizes a recent Center for American Progress report highlighting the use of federal investments from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to replace dangerous lead service lines and advance public health among vulnerable communities.
Feb 5, 2024
Jill Rosenthal, Allie Schneider, Hailey Gibbs, 1 More
Pennsylvania and Wisconsin offer lessons for how states can remove lead service lines and protect community health by maximizing the unprecedented opportunity provided by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
Susan Lee, chief of strategy and policy at Chicago CRED, explains why gun violence is a modern-day civil rights issue and how community violence intervention (CVI) strategies must be part of any public safety strategy to address racial inequity and structural violence.
Feb 1, 2024
Nick Wilson, Chandler Hall, Hai-Lam Phan, 4 More
Ala Al Sadi, Toni Pandolfo, Madalyn Reagan, Matthew Gossage
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.
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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