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Acting Senior Director, Early Childhood Policy
Senior Fellow, Economic Policy
Vice President of Research, Advocacy and Outreach
Senior Director, Safety and Justice Campaign; Director, State and Local Government Affairs
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Paid family and medical leave benefits start in Oregon on September 3, 2023.
Aug 22, 2023
Molly Weston Williamson
This issue brief explains the availability of state paid family and medical leave programs for self-employed workers in the United States.
Aug 10, 2023
In Minnesota, violent crime is increasingly fueled by firearms, as the state lacks foundational gun control laws that would improve public safety and save lives.
Jun 6, 2023
Please join the Center for American Progress and a panel of esteemed experts for a discussion on sectoral bargaining.
Feb 23, 2023
Michael Sozan, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, filed written testimony before the California State Assembly in support of A.B. 83, a bill that would limit political spending by U.S. corporations with appreciable foreign ownership.
Feb 10, 2023
Michael Sozan, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, filed written testimony before the Minnesota House of Representatives’ Committee on Elections Finance and Policy in support of H.F. 117, a bill to stop political spending by foreign-influenced U.S. corporations.
Jan 30, 2023
States weakening concealed carry requirements is an increasing trend resulting in rising violent crime.
Oct 4, 2022
As the conclusion of the national public health emergency looms, state and federal policymakers should improve continuity of care for millions of Medicaid enrollees facing disenrollment and preserve critical access to COVID-19 testing and treatment.
Apr 5, 2022
Natasha Murphy, Nicole Rapfogel
California’s A.B. 1819 legislation would take a big step toward protecting state elections and ballot initiatives by prohibiting American corporations with appreciable foreign ownership from spending political dollars.
Mar 2, 2022
Michael Sozan, Michael Sozan
Sharita Gruberg argues that the Senate must enact comprehensive nondiscrimination protections at the federal level amid an onslaught of anti-LGBTQI+ legislative attacks across the United States.
Feb 25, 2022
Despite rising rates of gun violence in Iowa, lawmakers persist in weakening the state’s gun laws.
Jan 13, 2022
Marissa Edmund, Matt Sinovic
Wisconsin’s 2011 concealed carry law has been linked to higher levels of gun violence in the state—and policymakers must take action to correct the problem.
Sep 1, 2021
Eugenio Weigend Vargas, Jeri Bonavia
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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