State and Local Policy

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.

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Comment on Georgia Access Model Section 1332 Waiver Article

Comment on Georgia Access Model Section 1332 Waiver

The Center for American Progress wrote a comment letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of the Treasury on the impact of changes in federal law and policy on the Georgia Access Model’s compliance with statutory guardrails.

Emily Gee, Natasha Murphy

Delaware Will Benefit From a Permit-to-Purchase Law Report
Customer purchases a black gun, passing his ID/driver's license over the glass counter.

Delaware Will Benefit From a Permit-to-Purchase Law

While Delaware has already passed important bills to prevent gun violence, the state could take a major step forward by passing a permit-to-purchase law—a measure requiring a license to purchase a handgun.

Eugenio Weigend Vargas, Marissa Edmund, Traci Manza Murphy

Early Learning in the United States: 2021 Fact Sheet

Early Learning in the United States: 2021

These state fact sheets provide data on access to affordable child care for families, compensation for child care providers, and economic benefits of increased public investment in early learning.

MK Falgout

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