WPFP State Commentary

The Evolution of Education & Training and the Future of Work

The Bell Policy Center reflects on how the findings of a national report on the future of work relate to Colorado’s education and training needs. June 1, 2017.
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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 »

A student loan should not mean a lifetime of debt. Maine lawmakers can help.

The Maine Center for Economic Policy weighs in on proposed state protections for student loan borrowers. May 13, 2017
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Uplifting Georgia Moms this Mother’s Day

In honor of Mother’s Day, the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute reflects on the importance of promoting a proactive policy agenda to improve the earning potential of women and mothers. May 11, 2017.
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