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Dealing with the Foreclosure Crisis at the State Level

Dealing with the Foreclosure Crisis at the State Level

Monday, January 14th, 2008

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Health Care Reform in California, Climate Change's Impact on Low-Income Households, & the Economic Costs of Anti-Immigrant Legis

Health Care Reform in California, Climate Change's Impact on Low-Income Households, & the Economic Costs of Anti-Immigrant Legislation

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

Using Child-Support Payments, Gutting Anti-Terror Funding, & WA's Broken Tax System

Using Child-Support Payments, Gutting Anti-Terror Funding, & WA's Broken Tax System

Thursday, December 6th, 2007

Education Policy Watchdogs Attract Interest

Several weeks ago, PLAN highlighted a new effort to expose rightwing talking points parading as research in the field of education.

USA Today Gets Played by Rightwing Education Lobby

USA Today reports this morning on the 65% Solution -- a disastrous rightwing policy that makes it easier for school districts to spend money on school vouchers than on school buses. Unfortunately, they also take rightwing spin at face value, writing:
The campaign, officially called First Class Education, is a quiet effort from Republican political consultant Tim

IL: Bold Pre-K Move

Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich (D) is pushing forward with a far-reaching proposal for two years of universal pre-kindergarten instruction, starting with three-year-olds. The proposal has come under fire from both Republicans and some members of the Governor's own party (Chicago Tribune, Registration Required) for being an expensive proposal that won't pass. Universal pre-K is an extremely popular program, leaving the Governor's critics in the difficu