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Recent EARN reports:

The Future of Work in the States - A Special EARN Initiative

Hard Times at City Halls: Localities Struggle with Damaged Tax Base, State Cuts
Policy Matters Ohio (OH), January 2015

Arkansas's Private Option Works for Families and our Economy
Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families (AR), January 2015

Repairing Oklahoma's Broken Democracy
Oklahoma Policy Institute (OK), December 2014

Unsettling Divide: Education Cuts Hit High-Poverty School Divisions Hardest
The Commonwealth Institute (VA), December 2014

Preparing Students, Strengthening Communities: A Guide to Climate Resiliency & The Community College
Center on Wisconsin Strategy (WI), December 2014

A State EITC: Making California's Tax System Work Better for Working Families (pdf)
California Budget Project (CA), December 2014

Find other EARN Group Reports


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. 

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.

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.

Distressed States
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.

A comprehensive, independent analysis
of the U.S. labor market