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book_alt2 icon Report The Koch brothers and their sprawling political network are expanding beyond federal and even state policy and are going local to manipulate the economic and political system to benefit their bottom line at the expense of everyone else.

By Charles Posner, Tiffany Germain, and Anna Chu | Thursday, August 14, 2014

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Florida’s Struggling Middle Class

article icon Issue Brief Economic inequality has increased significantly in Florida in recent decades and threatens statewide economic growth.

By David Madland and Keith Miller | Thursday, May 29, 2014

The Truth About Medicaid: How Paul Ryan Misconstrues the Evidence

article icon Issue Brief Rep. Paul Ryan’s report on the War on Poverty is full of misleading, inaccurate claims that detract from the many benefits of Medicaid coverage.

By Emily Oshima Lee | Monday, March 17, 2014

Busy Boston street

Cities at Work

book_alt2 icon Report Local governments need to take bold action to restore the middle class and ensure more access to it. Cities are an important and unique solution to many social problems.

By Joel Rogers and Satya Rhodes-Conway | Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Job Fair

Polling Shows Americans Want Retirement Policy Reform

article icon Issue Brief Polling indicates that Americans are worried about their ability to retire and want policymakers to take action.

By David Madland and Keith Miller | Thursday, January 30, 2014


Unequal Access

book_alt2 icon Report A county-by-county analysis of election administration in 2012 swing states reveals that, within each state, wide disparities in voting accessibility existed.

By Anna Chu, Joshua Field, and Charles Posner | Thursday, January 16, 2014


Resetting the Poverty Debate: State of the States 2013

book_alt2 icon Report A new Half in Ten report examines the annual indicators of economic security and opportunity at the state-by-state level. The bottom line: Low-income families in states across the country are suffering from too many years of reckless efforts to reduce the federal deficit.

By Erik Stegman and Sarah Baron | Tuesday, December 17, 2013


The Decline of Colorado’s Middle Class

article icon Issue Brief Colorado’s increasingly unequal economy is harming the state’s middle class and threatening to undermine the state’s long-term prospects for growth.

By David Madland and Keith Miller | Thursday, December 12, 2013

Oil rig worker

At Our Expense

book_alt2 icon Report A Center for American Progress Action Fund study finds that one in four government contractors committing egregious workplace violations also provide bad value for the government.

By Karla Walter and David Madland | Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Florida voters

Florida’s Worst Election Offenders

book_alt2 icon 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.

By Anna Chu, Joshua Field, and Charles Posner | Monday, December 9, 2013

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.

By David Madland | Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Resetting the Poverty Debate: Renewing Our Commitment to Shared Prosperity

book_alt2 icon Report Half in Ten analyzes the nation's progress toward cutting poverty in half in 10 years, tracking progress along several indicators of success.

By Melissa Boteach, Shawn Fremstad, Joy Moses, Erik Stegman, and Katie Wright | Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Ken Cuccinelli

Ken Cuccinelli Just Does Not Understand Millennials

article icon Issue Brief Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s policies and rhetoric are contrary to the beliefs of the Millennial generation.

By Gurwin Ahuja | Tuesday, October 15, 2013


Climate Change and the Commonwealth

article icon 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.

By Tiffany Germain | Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Cuccinelli and His Caucus Are Bad for Women’s Health in Virginia

article icon 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.

By Emma Shapiro, Charles Posner, and Anna Chu | Wednesday, September 25, 2013

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