Minimum Wage
Perkins Project
Health care

EPI’s David Cooper examines the impact of raising the federal minimum wage to $15 by 2024 and finds it would lift wages for 41 million American working people. Read the report

Progressives should reject any attempts to cut taxes for high-income households and in the long run, effective tax rates for high income households should be increased.  Read the report

EPI’s Perkins Project will track the Trump administration’s wage, labor, and employment policies, and hold them accountable for their record.

The American Health Care Act will cost Americans roughly $33 billion in higher out of pocket costs (deductibles and co-pays, not the cost of higher premiums) each year by 2026.   Read the report


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