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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.
Community-based intermediary organizations can help states quickly deliver the American Rescue Plan’s $24 billion child care relief and stabilization fund to child care providers.
Bulk purchasing of prescription drugs would allow federal and state governments to better respond to epidemics—including opioid addiction and HIV/AIDS—and pandemics such as COVID-19.
Half of U.S. states are missing out on an opportunity to maintain connections between employers and workers during economic downturns.
Until the United States achieves a higher rate of immunity, the coronavirus remains a threat to public health and the nation’s economic recovery.
Heath reforms to expand coverage and lower costs can be designed to also address health inequities and disparities.
DACA continues to be a lifeline for its beneficiaries, their families, and communities across the nation.
April 19, 2021
See CAP Action’s weekly roundup of local stories and social media highlights from elected officials across the United States on how the American Rescue Plan is benefiting their communities.
Policymakers must take long-overdue action to undo intentionally harmful housing policies that discriminate against people with criminal records and perpetuate racial discrimination.
President Biden’s FY 2022 budget request must address years of cuts and underinvestment in critical government functions.
The American Rescue Plan expands health coverage and affordability for millions of people as the country climbs out of the coronavirus crisis.
States cut funding for public higher education by $1.9 billion this year; they must take advantage of state and local aid in the latest stimulus bill to avoid budget cuts next year.
By John Halpin
, Karl Agne, and Nisha Jain March 10, 2021
Results from a national survey of registered voters shed light on how Americans view the importance of the social safety net and other economic policies amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Cash benefits and tax cuts provided through the ARPA will help lay the groundwork for a rapid economic recovery.
Congress and the Biden administration must act quickly to minimize further harm during the COVID-19 pandemic—particularly for Latinos and other communities of color.
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