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Millions of Families Are Struggling to Address Child Care Disruptions
By Sarah Jane GlynnJune 22, 2021
While families of all types are experiencing child care disruptions, the tools available to address them vary significantly across demographics.
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Implementing Biden’s Justice40 Commitment To Combat Environmental Racism
By Cathleen Kelly and Mikyla RetaJune 22, 2021
To maximize the near-term benefits of climate and clean energy investments delivered to disadvantaged communities, the White House must work to remove funding barriers and strengthen existing programs.
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Redefining Homeland Security: A New Framework for DHS To Meet Today’s Challenges
By Mara Rudman, Rudy deLeon, Joel Martinez, Elisa Massimino, Silva Mathema, Katrina Mulligan, Alexandra Schmitt, and Philip E. WolginJune 16, 2021
To meet the challenges of today, the Biden administration and Congress should reform the Department of Homeland Security around a mission that highlights safety and services alongside its traditional protecting roles.
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Resources From the State House to the White House: Progress on Climate, Justice, and Jobs
June 15, 2021
State, local, and tribal leadership is laying a road map for federal action on climate, good jobs, and justice.
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Clean Energy Tax Incentives Will Help Fight the Climate Crisis
By Trevor HigginsJune 11, 2021
Clean energy tax incentives will drive major climate investments and are a must-have element of any infrastructure package.
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The Case for EU Defense
By Max Bergmann, James Lamond, and Siena CicarelliJune 1, 2021
U.S. opposition to EU defense efforts since the 1990s has been a strategic mistake that has undermined both the EU and NATO. It’s time for a new U.S. approach that encourages ambitious EU defense strategies.
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How Americans Envision a More Perfect Union
By John Halpin, Brian Katulis, Peter Juul, Karl Agne, and Nisha Jain May 26, 2021
A new study of U.S. public opinion shows a common path forward for the country based on national economic development and a more cooperative politics.
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CAP Calls on Congress To Find Holistic Solutions for Haiti
By the CAP Immigration Team May 21, 2021
The Center for American Progress submitted a statement for the record suggesting several policy tools the Biden administration should consider to help Haiti.
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Now Is the Time To Permanently Expand the Child Tax Credit and Earned Income Tax Credit
By Areeba Haider and Galen HendricksMay 21, 2021
Permanently expanding the earned income tax credit and child tax credit would make the economy more resilient, improve the social safety net, and dramatically decrease poverty in the United States.
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The Challenges Facing the Department of Veterans Affairs in 2021
By Lawrence J. Korb and Kaveh ToofanMay 17, 2021
Denis McDonough, the new secretary of Veterans Affairs, must work to address his department’s many challenges while supporting the veterans who return from war.
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Faith Leaders Highlight How the American Jobs Plan Invests in U.S. Communities
By Guthrie Graves-Fitzsimmons and Maggie SiddiqiMay 7, 2021
Religious groups welcome the Biden administration’s $2 trillion investment in a stronger, more resilient, and more just U.S. economy.
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The First 100 Days: Analyzing the Biden Administration’s Foreign Policy Successes and Opportunities for the Next Year
By Katrina Mulligan, Alexandra Schmitt, and Siena Cicarelli May 6, 2021
The Biden administration has put U.S. foreign policy back on track and can continue crafting a sustainable and progressive national security agenda.
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‘Republican Roadmap’ to Nowhere
By Kevin DeGood and Trevor HigginsMay 4, 2021
The Senate Republican alternative to the American Jobs Plan would fail to invest in critical sectors necessary to create jobs and transition the United States to a competitive, 100 percent clean economy.
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The Biden Administration Is Fulfilling Its Conservation Promises in the First 100 Days
By Jenny Rowland-SheaApril 30, 2021
The White House and U.S. Department of the Interior have made quick progress on increasing conservation ambition, addressing climate change, and strengthening tribal consultation in the first 100 days.
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Putting Climate at the Center of the Trans-Atlantic Relationship
By Max Bergmann, James Lamond, and Siena CicarelliApril 29, 2021
As the Biden administration reengages the United States with Europe, tackling climate change should be at the center of its strategy.
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