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RELEASE: Repealing the ACA in the Middle of the Pandemic Would Undermine Women’s Health and Financial Security

Washington, D.C. — Today, the Women's Initiative at the Center for American Progress released a new column that reveals how repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would prolong and worsen the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic for women and their families, threaten women's financial security, and augment gender inequities in accessing essential health care services....

RELEASE: United States Can Address Huawei Challenge by Countering China’s Market-Distorting Industrial Policies, CAP Report Finds

Washington, D.C. — A new report from the Center for American Progress offers new ideas for how the United States can address growing market and national security challenges from Chinese technology giant Huawei and its role in building 5G wireless networks. The report argues that so far, the United States has largely ignored the market-distorting...

EVENT ADVISORY: The First 100 Days: Toward a More Sustainable and Values-Based National Security Approach

Washington, D.C. — The Center for American Progress invites you to join a briefing on our 2020 flagship report, "The First 100 Days: Toward a More Sustainable and Values-Based National Security Approach." This report is the culmination of a monthslong effort that began with CAP’s national security conference in January 2020. The result is an...

RELEASE: New Survey Shows That Conspiracy Theories Are Thriving in U.S. as Election Nears

Washington, D.C. — At a time of rising distrust in the news, internet rumors, and viral conspiracies, a national survey of more than 2,000 Americans finds a public ready to believe the accuracy of unproven or disproven claims. The report, “Conspiracy theories, misinformation, COVID-19, and the 2020 election,” a collaboration between American Enterprise Institute’s Survey...

RELEASE: New CAP Column Warns of Looming Student Loan Servicing Crisis

Washington, D.C. — The Trump administration’s inability to complete a new student loan servicing competition could spell disaster for 33 million borrowers next year. A new column from the Center for American Progress reveals the looming crisis facing the federal student loan servicing system—brought on by nearly four years of cancellations, restarts, mismanaged congressional relationships, expensive distractions,...

RELEASE: New CAP Column Highlights How Repealing the ACA Would Create Chaos for the Disability Community During a Pandemic

Washington, D.C. — Since the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have been scrambling to fill her seat with a conservative justice who will side with them in repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in California v. Texas, which the court will hear on November 10th. The...

RELEASE: 5 Ways State and Local Governments Can Make Climate Jobs Good Jobs

Washington, D.C. — A new issue brief from the Center for American Progress and the Climate Jobs National Resource Center lays out a road map for state and local governments to ensure that climate-related jobs are high-quality union jobs that promote equity. State and local governments are increasingly pursuing infrastructure projects that address climate change....

EVENT ADVISORY: Competing at Full Strength in 5G: How the United States Can Counter China and Unleash the Power of American Innovation

Washington, D.C. — The growing competition with China presents both risks and opportunities for the United States. The global shift to 5G is proving to be a key battleground, and it is one in which the United States has more advantages than many observers realize. Please join the Center for American Progress on October 14, 2020,...

PRESS CALL ADVISORY: Sen. Chris Murphy To Join Neera Tanden and Disability Rights Advocates To Discuss Devastating and Chaotic Impact of ACA Repeal on People With Disabilities

Washington, D.C. — On October 12, the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee will begin hearings to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Just a few weeks later, the court is expected to hear arguments in California v. Texas, a White House-backed lawsuit that seeks to invalidate the entirety of the...

RELEASE: CAP Releases Bold New Plan To Significantly Increase and Improve the Equity of Federal Investments in Public Education

Washington, D.C. — Today, the Center for American Progress released a report outlining a new proposal to significantly scale and improve the equity of federal investments in public education. The report comes as the coronavirus pandemic and economic crisis have created budget shortfalls for many state and local governments, which may lead to new cuts to public education...

RELEASE: Congress Must Invest in Building Equitable, Healthy, and Climate Change-Ready Communities in the Wake of COVID-19

Washington, D.C. — Investing in equitable, healthy, and climate change-ready communities is essential to ensure a just economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new issue brief from the Center for American Progress. As Congress prepares another COVID-19 relief package and a long-term economic stimulus plan, it must target significant new investment in...

STATEMENT: CAP’s John Podesta Praises California Gov. Newsom’s Vision for Conserving 30 Percent of State’s Lands and Ocean by 2030

Washington, D.C. — Center for American Progress Founder John Podesta today issued the following statement praising California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s (D) executive order on biodiversity, which establishes a goal of conserving at least 30 percent of the state’s lands and ocean by 2030: This is environmental leadership at its best. Gov. Newsom has laid out...

RELEASE: A New Report From CAP Reimagines Federal Grants for Criminal Justice Reform, Public Safety, and Violence Reduction

Washington, D.C. — As the movements to end mass incarceration and police violence gain momentum, the U.S. government must modernize its approach to funding criminal justice reform and public safety, a new issue brief published today by the Center for American Progress concludes. Over the past 25 years, the country’s understanding of criminal justice and...

RELEASE: New 50-State Analysis Reveals a Massive $78 Billion Funding Gap Between Community and 4-Year Public Colleges

Washington, D.C. — Today, the Center for American Progress released a new report containing national and 50-state analysis of revenue gaps between community colleges and four-year public colleges. The report also looks at how these funding gaps vary on a per-student basis. The report finds that community colleges receive $8,800 less in education revenue per...