Please join the Center for American Progress Action Fund, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro, and a panel of cross-movement organizers for the commemoration of the Americans with Disabilities Act and a discussion of where we go from here.
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One of the great challenges America faces is how to ensure that the economy benefits most workers. Progressive mayors are advancing policies to raise pay, increase benefits, and build power for their residents. These policies are making a difference in cities across the country and can provide a roadmap for future state and federal reforms. Please join us at the Center for American Progress Action Fund for a conversation with progressive mayors from cities that are serving as laboratories for pro-worker innovations.
Join the Center for American Progress Action Fund and the Democratic Governors Association for a discussion about the impact of Democrats’ recent electoral successes in Kentucky and Louisiana, the shifts we’re seeing in conservative states, and lessons on messaging and voter targeting that could have an impact in races up and down the ticket in 2020.
Please join the Center for American Progress Action Fund for a conversation with Governor Gretchen Whitmer (D-MI), which will explore how the Trump administration's broken promises are impacting people and policy on the state level.
Please join the Center for American Progress Action Fund for remarks from and a conversation with Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT), a member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
Please join us at the Center for American Progress Action Fund for this timely discussion with Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR), the ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, who will outline a new proposal for taxing income from wealth such as income from work by equalizing rates and minimizing the benefit of deferring taxes through an anti-deferral accounting system. Sen. Wyden will be followed by a panel of experts to discuss the proposal within the context of extreme income and wealth inequality.
Please join the Center for American Progress Action Fund for a keynote address by Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM) on bipartisan legislation he has introduced to prevent President Trump from launching an unauthorized war with Iran. Following Sen. Udall’s remarks, an expert panel will discuss key challenges confronting America’s Iran policy today and moving forward.
Following the election of President Donald Trump, governors and lieutenant governors have stepped up to protect our democracy and advance progressive policies that directly affect people’s lives.
America faces a problem of rising market concentration across the economy. The evidence of competitive harm to America’s economy has been growing and is only getting worse. Corporate profits have risen while investment has decreased. Fewer firms are entering markets. Productivity growth has slowed, and wage growth continues to be weak. Please join the Center for American Progress Action Fund for a conversation on the state of competition in the U.S. economy and its implications in society with Sen. Amy Klobuchar and the Hon. Robert Reich.
Against the backdrop of stagnant wages for working households but soaring profits for corporations and financial institutions, the new House of Representatives has enormous work to do to unrig an economic and political system where the decks have been stacked against working Americans. Join the Center for American Progress Action Fund for an important address and conversation to explore Chairwoman Maxine Waters' and the House Financial Services Committee's new priorities.