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.
Florida’s Struggling Middle Class
Issue Brief Economic inequality has increased significantly in Florida in recent decades and threatens statewide economic growth.
The Truth About Medicaid: How Paul Ryan Misconstrues the Evidence
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.
Cities at Work
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.
Polling Shows Americans Want Retirement Policy Reform
Issue Brief Polling indicates that Americans are worried about their ability to retire and want policymakers to take action.
Report A county-by-county analysis of election administration in 2012 swing states reveals that, within each state, wide disparities in voting accessibility existed.
Resetting the Poverty Debate: State of the States 2013
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.
The Decline of Colorado’s Middle Class
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.
At Our Expense
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.
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.
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.
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.