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Feb 23, 2013

In this week’s Research Roundup: Reports from the Center for American Progress, National Priorities Project, Institute for Women's Policy Research, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and Center on Economic and Policy Research.

Feb 17, 2013

In this week’s Research Roundup: Reports from Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, National Employment Law Project, Citizens for Tax Justice, Center for Economic and Policy Research, Election Protection/Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, and Public Citizen.

Feb 11, 2013

In this week’s Research Roundup: Reports from U.S. PIRG, Pew Charitable Trusts, Brennan Center for Justice, and the Immigration Policy Center.

Feb 02, 2013

In this week’s Research Roundup: Reports from Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, Kaiser Family Foundation, Brennan Center, Center for American Progress, In the Public Interest, Demos, Institute for Women's Policy Research, National Academy of Social Insurance, and more.

Jan 26, 2013

In this week’s Research Roundup: Reports from Center for American Progress Action Fund, Good Jobs First, Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Center for Economic and Policy Research, Demos, and more.

Sep 14, 2012

In this week’s Research Roundup: Reports from Demos and Common Cause on protecting the freedom to vote against intimidation and suppression attempts both at the ballot box and before election day, the Iowa Policy Project on the invisible epidemic of wage theft, the Herndon Alliance on questions to be prepared to answer on state health exchanges, Demos on fourteen bold policy proposals to build a strong and diverse middle class, the National Women’s Law Center on how public sector job losses have hit women hard, the Department of Health and Human Services on how the health care law has saved an estimated $2.1 billion for consumers, a video from CLASP showing businesspeople in Washington, D.C. talking about the effects of earned sick days, and the Economic Policy Institute’s 12th edition of their authoritative State of Working America report.

Aug 30, 2012

In this Research Roundup:

Prosperity Economics, an antidote to “austerity economics.” Plus, recent reports from: the Annie E. Casey Foundation on key indicators of child well-being in each state, the Pew Charitable Trusts Economic Mobility Project on economic mobility across generations, the Strengthen Social Security coalition on how Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid work for each of the fifty states, People for the American Way on the “predatory privatization” of public services and assets, News21 on how the voter fraud that state voter suppression laws purport to address is “virtually non-existent,” the National Education Association on how anti-union RTW laws increase poverty, the Center for American Progress on growing conservative attempts to politicize state court systems through legislation, Americans for Tax Fairness on the effect that extending the Bush tax cuts for the richest 2% would have state-by-state, and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities on how many weeks of unemployment compensation are available state-by-state.

Jul 30, 2012

Reports by the Iowa Policy Project on why ALEC’s economic policy recommendations are the wrong prescription for state prosperity, In The Public Interest on ALEC’s privatization agenda, the National Employment Law Project on big business, corporate profits, and the minimum wage, the State Budget Crisis Task Force on structural fiscal threats to the states, the National Regulatory Research Institute on the status of telecommunications deregulation legislation in 2012, the Commonwealth Fund on the status of state actions to establish health exchanges, The Sentencing Project on the extent of felon disenfranchisement in different states, the National Institute on Retirement Security on the role of defined benefit pensions in reducing economic hardships among older households, and Citizens for Tax Justice on the state-by-state effects of tax breaks for 13 million working families at stake in the federal tax debate.