What We're Doing
Investing in a stronger and more equitable economy
We must continue to invest in research, technology, and innovation in a manner that ensures participation and benefits communities that are too often left behind. Only through such an approach can the United States remain at the cutting edge in an increasingly competitive global market.
Strengthening worker power and economic mobility
We need to increase wages, reduce poverty among working families, increase worker power, and create pathways to economic mobility for all.
Raising the floor for basic living standards
Working toward a stronger and more equitable economy for everyone involves rebuilding, expanding, and strengthening America’s social safety net to make it more comprehensive in eligibility and services as well as more flexible in how it can be accessed and used.
Creating a new social compact with business
A new social compact with business includes a regulatory vision that better aligns investors, companies, and the public interest on critical matters such as climate, workers’ rights, and equality.
By the numbers
The families of more than 60 million children have received CTC monthly payments since July 2021.
CAP, “Making the CTC and EITC Expansions Permanent Would Reduce Poverty and Grow the Economy” (2021).
In 32 states, a typical family would save more than $100 per week on child care under the Build Back Better Act.
CAP, “The Build Back Better Act Would Greatly Lower Families’ Child Care Costs” (2021).
In a year, workers and their families lose $22.5 billion in wages due to lack of access to paid family and medical leave.
CAP, “A Real Recovery for Women Cannot Happen Without the Build Back Better Agenda” (2021).
The Build Back Better Act would raise $3.6 trillion in revenue to support investments in an inclusive, high-growth economy.
CAP, “Addressing Tax System Failings That Favor Billionaires and Corporations” (2021).
Sen. Rick Scott’s Tax Proposal Would Push Millions of Americans Into Poverty
Dr. Vin Gupta on the Pandemic, Gun Violence, and More
What’s the Point? Despite Low Levels of Trust, Americans Still Want Government To Play a Major Role in Key Areas
Virginia Infrastructure Brought to You by Biden
The commonwealth of Virginia is starting to see a huge amount of long-overdue investments in its infrastructure thanks to President Joe Biden’s Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, also known as the bipartisan infrastructure law, passed last year.
You Paid Your Taxes. Shouldn’t the Billionaires?
Americans See Through Corporate Greed
You Probably Pay a Higher Tax Rate Than Jeff Bezos
Pennsylvania Infrastructure Brought to You by Biden
Biden’s infrastructure law is already delivering for Pennsylvanians.
It’s Time for Billionaires To Pay Their Fair Share
Biden Is Getting America Back to Work
What’s the Point? Americans Want Public Investments in R&D To Compete With China
Americans support congressional action on an innovation and competitiveness bill.
Debunking Sen. Rick Scott’s Claims About Taxpaying Americans
Contrary to U.S. Sen. Rick Scott’s claims, Americans already have “skin in the game” when it comes to federal taxes.
What’s the Point? Americans’ Views on Inflation
On inflation, voters want child care support to help get people back to work—but strongly object to a rise in unemployment to lower costs.