Join AEI and Opportunity America for a discussion with Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Human Resources Adrian Smith (R-NE) and a panel discussion with experts on policy ideas to eliminate barriers and enhance opportunity for poor and working-class Americans.
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) shares his perspective on 2018’s national security challenges and how Congress and the Trump administration can work together to address them.
In January 2014, the State of Maryland and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) came to terms on an ambitious approach to improve care for Marylanders and to slow the growth of health care costs.
After a crisis of conscience following the 2008 financial crash, Chris abandoned his banking job to travel the country and chronicle the lives of America’s forgotten masses.
Join AEI, Freedom House, and the Center for American Progress for a discussion of Freedom House’s “Freedom in the World 2018” — and the global erosion of political rights and civil liberties and how the United States can reverse the trend.
Extraordinary kids need more than just education
Conservatives rightly see flaws in existing accountability regulations for colleges and universities, but they also struggle to strike the right balance between centrally planned regulations and intrusive federal overreach.
Using the Census Bureau’s Supplemental Poverty Measure which accounts for each US state’s cost-of-living, including taxes, housing costs, utilities and medical costs, California’s poverty rate is the highest in the nation at 20.4%. In a recent LA Times op-ed Pacific Research Institute fellow Kerry Jackson explains why the now “not so” Golden State is the “poverty capital of America.”
Whatever its substantive merits, a Franco-German push for corporate tax harmonization is going to strengthen centrifugal forces in smaller EU countries, some of them governed by authoritarian populist governments, already alienated from Brussels over questions concerning refugees and rule of law.
It’s important to take care in interpreting early poll data when an issue catches fire, but the data collected thus far present a fairly consistent picture of attitudes about harassment.
In the latest AEI Economic Perspectives paper, Fordham Law School professor John Pfaff lays out some of the challenges with criminal justice reform, and suggests a number of federal policy changes that could make a meaningful dent in the number of incarcerated persons in the United States.
As policymakers consider how to address the opioid epidemic, it is important that they begin with an understanding of how this burden is distributed. Unfortunately, measuring the problem is far easier than crafting solutions. The next steps will be more challenging.
This brief explains how Congress and the president can best help reduce our country’s outsized reliance on imprisonment, a goal with rare, widespread bipartisan support.