Real Family Values: Raising the Federal Minimum Wage
Americans have a moral imperative to raise the federal minimum wage.
6 Policies to Combat Inequality
Six common-sense policies could help roll back economic inequality in America.
Florida’s Worst Election Offenders
Report A county-by-county analysis of the Florida election administration in the 2012 election reveals wide disparities in voting accessibility in different parts of the state.
Improving Retirement Savings in Maryland
David Madland discusses a new private-sector retirement-plan type called the Secure, Accessible, Flexible, and Efficient, or SAFE, Retirement Plan before the Maryland Joint Committee on Pensions.
The Top 5 Ways Immigration Has Influenced the 2013 Virginia Governor’s Race
With the Virginia gubernatorial race coming to an end, candidates Terry McAuliffe and Ken Cuccinelli have attempted to move toward more favorable immigration positions, especially given the demographics and immigration history of the state.
The Effect of Cuccinelli on Communities of Color
Throughout his career as a public servant, Ken Cuccinelli has advocated for numerous policies that have adverse effects on communities of color.
Ken Cuccinelli Just Does Not Understand Millennials
Issue Brief Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s policies and rhetoric are contrary to the beliefs of the Millennial generation.
Climate Change and the Commonwealth
Issue Brief Despite overwhelming evidence, Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli still denies that climate change is man-made—a position that will cause long-term economic harm to Virginians.
Cuccinelli and His Caucus Are Bad for Women’s Health in Virginia
Issue Brief Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s positions would result in harmful impacts to women—and he is not alone. We focus on Cuccinelli’s record as it relates to women’s health and reproductive rights.
The Real Cost of Cuccinelli
Report Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli and his conservative caucus in the Virginia General Assembly offer a departure from “the Virginia Way” of compromise and balanced budgeting that has sustained a strong middle class.
Middle Classes Are Stronger in States with Greater Union Membership
New Census Bureau data underscore how critical unions are in building strong middle classes across the country.
Infographic: Raising the Minimum Wage
This infographic shows how the California minimum-wage increase will affect the state’s working families.
Exposing the Anti-Obamacare Sabotage Campaign
Report Opponents of the Affordable Care Act will do anything to stop it from working because they know what it means if it succeeds.
3 Charts Showing How Middle-Class Incomes Continue to Stagnate While Overall Inequality Grows
These three charts present today’s new Census figures in a historical context and illustrate how the middle class has struggled to make headway in an increasingly unequal economy.
Latest Census Data Underscore How Important Unions Are for the Middle Class
The decline of labor unions is an often-overlooked factor in the decreasing share of national income going to the middle class.