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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 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:
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:
Our assessment of the research evidence indicates that minimum wage mandates raise the incomes of low-wage workers and their families, and that the costs to businesses are absorbed largely by reduced...
Subject:
Wages and Compensation
Year:
2014
Source:
Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, UC Berkeley
Summary:
This report examines the net-negative effect that outsourcing public services has on communities if there is a lack of real innovation that leads to greater efficiency or higher quality. Contracting often...
Subject:
Government Contracts and Procurement
Year:
2014
Source:
Colorado Center for Policy Studies
Summary:
This report reviews the activity and performance of New York’s linked deposit program (LDP), administered by Empire State Development (ESD). The LDP “linked loan” provides businesses with affordable capital...
Subject:
Banking, Banking, Small Businesses
Year:
2013
Source:
Empire State Development
Summary:
In an effort to assess the impact of this policy, this report provides an analysis of the ban on receipt of Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) benefits for individuals with felony drug...
Subject:
Prisoner Re-entry, Public Assistance
Year:
2013
Source:
The Sentencing Project
Summary:
This report examines the attitudes of voters in Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, New Jersey, New Mexico, and Texas as to if they believe their state should accept federal funds to expand Medicaid coverage....
Subject:
Medicaid
Year:
2013
Source:
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network