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Comments on Regulations and Guidance Implementing the “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” Executive Order

article icon Issue Brief The draft regulations and guidance represent an important step toward ensuring that the federal procurement process upholds strong responsibility standards.

by Karla Walter | Wednesday, August 26, 2015

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How Overtime Rules Would Benefit the Latino Community

article icon Fact Sheet Overtime rule reform would benefit 2.1 million Latino workers.

by Anna Chu and Kristen Ellingboe | Wednesday, August 19, 2015

John Kasich

Ohio’s Struggling Middle Class

article icon Issue Brief Economic inequality is harming Ohio’s middle class and threatening statewide economic growth.

by David Madland and Danielle Corley | Wednesday, August 5, 2015

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The Buckeye Squeeze

book_alt2 icon Report The records and campaign plans of 2016 Republican presidential candidates put the wealthy few ahead of working families.

by Ryan Erickson | Wednesday, August 5, 2015

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Opportunity for Some

article icon Fact Sheet Gov. Jeb Bush has presented himself as a moderate candidate who wants to restore Americans’ right to rise up the economic ladder. But his affirmative action ban lowered access to college in Florida and decreased economic opportunity.

by Kristen Ellingboe and Anna Chu | Thursday, July 30, 2015

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Jeb Bush’s License to Kill

article icon Issue Brief Gov. Bush’s leadership in enacting the nation’s first expansive “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law has hurt public safety and placed a disproportionate burden on communities of color—not just in Florida but also nationwide.

by Chelsea Parsons | Tuesday, July 28, 2015

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The Middle Class at Risk

book_alt2 icon Report Republicans have finally changed their rhetoric to acknowledge that stagnant wages and rising costs are squeezing middle-class families, but they are still offering the same old tired ideas that will not fix the problem.

by Arkadi Gerney, Anna Chu, Brendan Duke | Monday, July 27, 2015

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The Health of State Democracies

book_alt2 icon Report A state-by-state analysis and scorecard of the varied experiences of democracy in states and a series of policy recommendations illustrate how states can better serve their citizens.

by Lauren Harmon, Charles Posner, Michele L. Jawando, Matt Dhaiti | Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Chris Christie

Gov. Chris Christie’s Most Outrageous Flip-Flops

article icon Fact Sheet One of Gov. Christie’s only constants has been his inability to stick with one position.

by Tiffany Germain and Anna Chu | Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush

Jeb Bush: Divider, Not Uniter

article icon Fact Sheet Despite how he spins it, Gov. Bush’s policies would divide and hurt Americans.

by Charles Posner and Anna Chu | Thursday, June 25, 2015

Raising New York’s Fast-Food Wages Would Be Good for Workers, Taxpayers, and the Economy

Karla Walter, Associate Director of the American Worker Project at the Center for American Progress Action Fund, testifies before the New York State Fast Food Wage Board.

by Karla Walter | Friday, June 19, 2015

Holly Sloan interacts with her baby Amelia at their home in Warrenton, Virginia.

Fast Facts: Economic Security for Virginia Families

article icon Fact Sheet The right policies can go a long way toward helping Virginia women gain economic security.

by Ryan Erickson, Sarah Jane Glynn, Heidi Williamson | Friday, June 19, 2015

Sen. Ron Johnson

Senate King v. Burwell ‘Fix’ Includes Same Failed Proposals to Repeal Health Reform

article icon Fact Sheet The Johnson bill is not a compromise but rather purposefully designed to sabotage the Affordable Care Act by repealing important provisions of the law.

by Thomas Huelskoetter and Justin Morgan | Tuesday, June 16, 2015

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Fast Facts: Economic Security for Michigan Women and Families

article icon Fact Sheet The right policies could go a long way to help Michigan women gain economic security.

by Ryan Erickson and Sarah Jane Glynn | Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Seattle minimum-wage rally

Fight to Raise the Wage Goes Local

article icon Issue Brief As city minimum-wage laws are beginning to pick up steam, evidence suggests that raising the minimum wage does not harm local jobs.

by Anna Chu, Jackie Odum, Brendan Duke | Thursday, April 30, 2015

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