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Meeting the Overlooked Challenges of Nonstandard Work Schedules

María E. Enchautegui, Urban Institute - Posted April 22, 2014

The Importance of Tax Policy in the Fight against Poverty

Ali Mickelson, Colorado Fiscal Institute - Posted April 14, 2014

Paid Sick Days in Connecticut Not a Burden for Employers

Eileen Appelbaum, Center for Economic and Policy Research - Posted April 7, 2014

Address Working Poverty by Promoting Work Hour Security in Low-Wage Hourly Jobs

Anna Haley-Lock, Charlotte Alexander, and Nantiya Ruan - Posted on March 31, 2014

The President’s Budget Proposal: Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

Thomas L. Hungerford, Economic Policy Institute - Posted on March 25, 2014

Obama’s 2015 Budget: The Good and the Bad

Alex Brill, American Enterprise Institute - Posted March 17, 2014

The Importance of the Housing Finance System to America’s Low-Income Families

Julia Gordon and David Sanchez, Center for American Progress - Posted March 10, 2014

Health Reform’s Medicaid Expansion: Politics vs. Progress

Kathy Ko Chin, Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum - Posted March 3, 2014

The American Dream and Moving Up

Dr. William Elliott III, University of Kansas - Posted February 25, 2014

Housing Supply, Simply the Most Important Issue in Fighting Poverty

Mark Calabria, Cato Institute - Posted February 18, 2014

Improving Education for Students with Learning Disabilities Living in Poverty

SallyAnn Giess, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association - Posted February 10, 2014

Our Tax System Should Be a Tool to Fight Poverty—But Instead It’s Pushing People into It

Matt Gardner, Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy - Posted February 3, 2014

Making Economic Mobility a Priority

Erin Currier, The Pew Charitable Trusts - Posted January 27, 2014

Beating the “Poverty Trap”

Tom Petri, U.S. House of Representatives - Posted January 21, 2014

Let’s Invest in Our Future: Policy Options to Reduce Child Poverty in America

John Iceland, Penn State University - Posted January 13, 2014

Fighting Poverty: The Progress Made and Challenges Ahead

Jason Furman, Council of Economic Advisers - Posted January 8, 2014

Waging War on Poverty: What We Learn about Historical Trends Using the Supplemental Poverty Measure

Liana Fox, Irv Garfinkel, Neeraj Kaushal, Jane Waldfogel, and Christopher Wimer, Columbia University - Posted January 8, 2014

Testing Innovations Locally to Change the Way We Fight Poverty

Kristin Morse and Carson Hicks, New York City Center for Economic Opportunity - Posted December 20, 2013

Time for Paid Leave

Joan Lombardi, Early Opportunities, LLC - Posted December 12, 2013

Making Kids Less Expensive: A Conservative’s View

John Feehery, Quinn Gillespie and Associates - Posted December 12, 2013

Marriage Combats Child Poverty

Christine Kim, The Heritage Foundation - Posted December 6, 2013

To Prevent Poverty, Reduce the Penalty for Single-Motherhood

Philip N. Cohen, University of Maryland - Posted December 2, 2013

Spending on Children Is Down, Despite High Child Poverty

Julia Isaacs, Urban Institute - Posted November 18, 2013

How Employment Credit Checks Perpetuate Poverty and Discrimination

Amy Traub, Dēmos - Posted November 12, 2013

New Health Insurance Marketplaces Support Work

Elizabeth Lower-Basch, Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) - Posted November 4, 2013