WPFP State Commentary

Support Adult English Language Education to Invest in Future

Georgia Budget and Policy Center calls for greater state investment in English Language Learning programs. By Melissa Johnson. May 4, 2017. Read more »

Indiana Institute for Working Families Applauds Governor Holcomb’s Decision to ‘Ban the Box’ for Indiana’s Public Jobs

The Indiana Institute for Working Families supports a new state policy to promote fair hiring practices for those with criminal records. April 25, 2017. Read more »

From Free College to Student Loan Debt

Center for an Urban Future makes the case for eliminating the residency requirement from New York State’s free college program to avoid heavy debt burdens for graduates. By Tom Hilliard. April 2017. Read more »

2017 Session a Step Backward for Kentucky Workers

The Kentucky Center for Economic Policy reports on the negative impacts of recent state policies on worker protections and wages. By Anna Baumann. April 19, 2017. Read more »

Tax Break Scheme Aimed at Rural Jobs Offers Georgia a Poor Return on Investment

Georgia Budget and Policy Center says proposes state tax base scheme is a poor investment for rural Georgia. By Wesley Tharpe. April 18, 2017. Read more »

The Tipped Minimum Wage is Unfair and Discriminatory

The Maine Center for Economic Policy argues that state policy on The Tipped Minimum Wage is Unfair and Discriminatory. By James Myall. April 3, 2017. Read more »

Sick as a Dog, but Stuck at Work? 1M New Jerseyans Have No Choice

Center for Women and Work, Rutgers University School of Management and Labor Relations commenting on workers. By Yarrow Willman-Cole. March 23, 2017. Read more »