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Accountability & Transparency of Subsidies

Ranking the States on Online Disclosure of Govt Contracts, Subsidies and Lobbying

Ranking the States on Online Disclosure of Govt Contracts, Subsidies and Lobbying

Thursday, November 15th, 2007

Ranking the States on Online Disclosure of Govt Contracts, Subsidies and Lobbying

Ranking the States on Online Disclosure of Govt Contracts, Subsidies and Lobbying

Thursday, November 15th, 2007

Economic Strategies for Nurturing Innovation and Job Growth

Economic Strategies for Nurturing Innovation and Job Growth

Monday, November 5th, 2007

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Economic Strategies for Nurturing Innovation and Job Growth

Economic Strategies for Nurturing Innovation and Job Growth

Monday, November 5th, 2007

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Industry Looks to Federal Rules to Preempt State Regulation

Industry Looks to Federal Rules to Preempt State Regulation

Thursday, September 20th, 2007

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CEO Pay, Health Care, Undocumented Immigrants, Campaign for Youth, Traffic Congestion, and Responsible Business

CEO pay at large companies averaged $10.8 million in 2007, more than 364 times the pay of the average U.S. worker, with the top 20 private equity and hedge fund managers pocketing an average of $657.5 million each, or 22,255 times the pay of an average worker, according to a new report by the Institute for Policy Studies and United for a Fair Economy.  The report suggests ending tax subsidies for excessive executive pay, increasing income tax rates on the very wealthy, and denying government contracts to companies with wastefully high CEO pay.

Industry Looks to Federal Rules to Preempt State Regulation

Industry Looks to Federal Rules to Preempt State Regulation

Thursday, September 20th, 2007

http://www.p

Promoting Affordable Housing through State Policy

The effects of the sub-prime lending disaster are still being felt as the stock market has been rocked in recent weeks and many families find themselves locked out of the mortgage market.  As we highlighted in the past, the subprime mortgage market was largely aimed at economically-strapped families trying to find some way to afford homes.  For low-income renters who never had the money to even be in the game, rising rents have increasingly priced them out of their homes.