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Summary:
This study examined 269 Fortune 500 companies that were profitable every year between 2008 and 2012. Some of the report’s key findings: 90 companies paid no state income tax at all in at least one year, and...
Subject:
Taxation - Corporate Income
Year:
2014
Source:
Citizens for Tax Justice
Summary:
This paper is a guide to fiscal policies that can prime states for long-term prosperity and create jobs now. Each section contains links to Center on Budget and Policy Priorities analyses that describe these...
Subject:
Access to Services, Subsidies - Tax Expenditures, Taxation - Corporate Income, Taxation - Individual Income, Taxation - Use, Taxation - Credits, Immigration Enforcement
Year:
2014
Source:
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Summary:
This state policy guide, written by Broader, Bolder Approach to Education, the National Opportunity to Learn Campaign, and Opportunity Action, offers best practices, strategies, and examples of state...
Subject:
Early Childhood Education, Child Welfare
Year:
2014
Source:
Broader, Bolder Approach to Education
Summary:
This report contains hundreds of specific policy reforms spanning eight broad areas of local government policy and responsibility: economic development and job creation; infrastructure; municipal revenue;...
Subject:
Access to Services, Subsidies - Tax Expenditures, Housing and Property, Early Childhood Education, Buildings - Energy Efficiency, Government Contracts and Procurement, Public Health, Immigration Enforcement, Roads and Vehicles, Job and Workplace Standards, Policing, Maternity and Family Leave, Taxation - Property, Voter Registration
Year:
2014
Source:
COWS
Summary:
This publication from the Jacobin in partnership with the Chicago Teachers Union’s CORE Caucus compiles a collection of essays by leading policy and education experts. It provides a critique of neoliberal...
Subject:
Teachers, K-12 Education
Year:
2014
Source:
Jacobin
Summary:
Georgia’s Pre-K Program is a state-funded universal pre-kindergarten program for 4-year-olds, which currently serves over 81,000 children each year in a variety of settings across the state, including local...
Subject:
Early Childhood Education
Year:
2014
Source:
The Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG), University of North Carolina
Summary:
Project Vote has monitored election legislation in the 46 state legislatures in session in 2014, as well as in the U.S. Congress. This memo reviews both the threats and opportunities represented by election...
Subject:
Voter Rights, Election Administration, Voter Registration, Voter Eligibility
Year:
2014
Source:
Project Vote
Summary:
This report offers background, policy alternatives and model legislations that states can use to promote employee ownership. Specifically, it discusses conversions to Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPS)...
Subject:
Cooperatives and Employee Ownership
Year:
2014
Source:
National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO)
Summary:
This report examines the experiences of Connecticut employers with the state’s paid sick leave law. This path-breaking legislation has brought paid sick leave to tens of thousands of Connecticut workers,...
Subject:
Work-Family Balance, Job and Workplace Standards, Wages and Compensation
Year:
2014
Source:
Center for Economic and Policy Research
Summary:
This report contrasts the trends in vehicle deaths and firearm deaths by state. While vehicle deaths have decreased dramatically due to government efforts to ramp up safety regulations, gun deaths have...
Subject:
Public Health, Guns / Firearms
Year:
2014
Source:
Violence Policy Center