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National Journal: An Old Idea, Tolling Federal Highways

Fawn Johnson, writing for National Journal, quoted former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell on the need for further investment in national infrastructure.  Johnson was the moderator for PPI’s Investing…

Marketplace Business: Ghetty Images and IP Rights

Michael Mandel, PPI’s Chief Economist, was interviewed by Dan Weissmann of Marketplace Business to help unwrap Ghetty’s decision to offer 35 million of its protected…

Financial Times: Obama seeks poll dividend from wage fight

Barney Jopson, writing for Financial Times, quoted Will Marshall, PPI president, on President Obama’s plan to raise the minimum wage.  The article explores the popular support for…

Time: America’s Big Cities Are Inequality Hot Spots

Time‘s Denver Nicks referenced an observation made by the Progressive Policy Institute on the positive effects that tech hubs have on income inequality. Nicks cited…

NYT: Race Gap on Conventional Loans

In the New York Times Lisa Prevost  referenced PPI Senior Fellow Jason R. Gold’s proposal to mitigate the inequitable access to loans in the conventional…

KUOW: Is The Tea Party Over?

Raymond Smith, PPI senior fellow, was interviewed by Ross Reynolds of KUOW-Seattle on the Tea Party’s waning influence. Smith made it clear that the Tea…

Speaker Boehner on Debt Limit Hot Seat

WASHINGTON, D.C.—PPI President Will Marshall released the following statement on the House’s impending vote on increasing the debt limit: Speaker Boehner’s decision to bring a…

PPI Applauds Obama’s Call for Year of Growth and Opportunity

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Progressive Policy Institute Chief Economic Strategist Michael Mandel released the following statement after President Obama’s State of the Union Address: “The Progressive Policy Institute…

Financial Times: Barack Obama battles a sense of drift on State of the Union goals

Barney Jopson writing for Financial Times quoted Michael Mandel, PPI’s Chief Economic Strategist, this morning.  Jopson’s article reflected on the President Obama’s accomplishments of 2013…

The Fiscal Times: College Grads Are Elbowing Aside Less Educated for Jobs

Eric Painin, writing for The Fiscal Times, featured recent work by Diana Carew, an economist for PPI, on recent graduates and their struggle to find…