Recent EARN reports:
High Road WIOA: Building Higher Job Quality into Workforce Development
Center on Wisconsin Strategy (WI), Policy Matters Ohio (OH), Keystone Research Center (PA),
Reinstating Kentucky's Tax on Extreme Wealth a Part of Making State Taxes Fair and Adequate
Kentucky Center for Economic Policy (KY), September, 2015
No drop in Louisiana Poverty in 2014
Louisiana Budget Project (LA), September 2015
Georgia's Workforce Development, Economy Damaged by Barriers to Higher Education for Undocumented Students
Georgia Budget & Policy Institute (GA), September, 2015
It Is All About Revenue: A Common Sense Solution for Illinois' Fiscal Solvency
Center for Tax and Budget Accountability (IL), September 2015
Poverty, Median Income, and Health Insurance in Connecticut: Summary of 2014 ACS Census Data
Connecticut Voices for Children (CT), September 2015
Colorado Economic Recovery Can Reach More Coloradans by Protecting the EITC, CTC and Medicaid Expansions
Colorado Fiscal Institute (CO), September 2015
New Poverty Figures Underscore that California Should Do More to Ensure the State's Economy Works for Everyone
California Budget & Policy Center (CA), September, 2015
Arkansas Schools Still Disproportionately Punishing Black Students
Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families (AR), September 2015
Return on Education: Arizona Schools Count on Prop. 301 Sales Tax
Children's Action Alliance (AZ), September, 2015
What is the Johnson County Impact of a $10.10 Minimum Wage?
Iowa Policy Project (IA), August, 2015
Medicaid at 50: Transforming Lives through Better Health
Voices for Illinois Children (IL), July 2015
How the U.S. Government Is Making Washington, D.C. the Capitol of Inequality
DC Fiscal Policy Institute (DC), July 2015
Outside the Box: An Approach to Promoting and Increasing Opportunities for People with Criminal Records
Colorado Center on Law & Policy (CO), July, 2015
Raising America's Pay
A multiyear research and public education initiative to make wage growth an urgent national policy priority. By explaining wage and benefit patterns—and the role of labor market policies and practices in suppressing pay—the initiative is identifying policies that will generate broad-based wage growth.
EARN Sector Strategy Project
State reports from EARN groups that, in collaboration with the National Skills Coalition, developed plans for implementation of the Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act (WIOA) in their states.
The State Innovation Exchange (SiX)
A one-stop, web-based, public library of progressive law on a wide range of issues in state and local policy.
State of Working ... Reports
A compilation of reports created by EARN groups to describe economic conditions in their states and make policy recommendations.
The Future of Work in the States - A Special EARN Initiative
Building the Middle Class
A source for essential information, research, and analysis about the core set of public policies, programs, and fiscal choices that underpin a strong middle class.
State Employment/Unemployment Indicators
Monthly Analysis of the Bureau of Labor Statistics' states employment report.
A series of briefs describing the economic challenges facing many states.
Stimulus in the States
Links and resources about the recovery plan and how states are using the funds.