6 Surprising Facts About the Minimum Wage
Video The federal minimum wage has not been raised in more than five years. Here are six facts explaining why Congress needs to raise it to $10.10 an hour.
The Effects of Minimum Wages on SNAP Enrollments and Expenditures
Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour would lower government spending on federal nutrition assistance by $46 billion over the next 10 years.
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.
Labor and Management Working Together
Is this an innovative step for the United Automobile Workers and Volkswagen?
Raising the Minimum Wage Would Help, Not Hurt, Our Economy
Evidence shows that raising the minimum wage when unemployment is high does not harm the economy.
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.
Resetting the Poverty Debate: Renewing Our Commitment to Shared Prosperity
Report Half in Ten analyzes the nation's progress toward cutting poverty in half in 10 years, tracking progress along several indicators of success.
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.
Cuccinelli and His Caucus Are Bad for Public Safety
Issue Brief This issue brief details the prevalence of gun violence in Virginia, outlines current Virginia gun law, and shows how Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli and his caucus are bad for public safety in the state.