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By / 2.16.2011

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Not all charter schools are good, but the best charters are providing high-quality education to disadvantaged children. The problem, according to a new study by the Progressive Policy Institute, is that America’s high-performing charter networks aren’t growing fast enough to meet public demand. In Going Exponential: Growing the Charter School Sector’s Best, researchers […]

Press Releases

By / 1.21.2011

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JANUARY 21, 2011 PRESS CONTACT: Steven Chlapecka – schlapecka@ppionline.org, T: 202.525.3931 PPI’s SOTU Memo to Obama: Ten Big Ideas to Get America Moving Again WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Progressive Policy Institute today released a “Memo to President Barack Obama” outlining 10 big ideas for sparking a national economic resurgence. “PPI’s […]

Press Releases

By / 9.28.2010

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 28, 2010 PRESS CONTACT: Steven Chlapecka—schlapecka@ppionline.org, T: 202.525.3931 Deputy Director Jason Furman Joins Roundtable Discussion on Jobs, Innovation and Competitiveness   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Jason Furman, deputy director of the White House National Economic Council, will join the Progressive Policy Institute (PPI) for a roundtable discussion at the Washington Hilton at 9 […]

Press Releases

By / 9.24.2010

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 24, 2010 PRESS CONTACT: Steven Chlapecka—schlapecka@ppionline.org, T: 202.525.3931 PPI and CG/LA Infrastructure Will Bring Together Leading Thinkers WASHINGTON, D.C. – Just weeks after President Obama announced a major infrastructure initiative, the Progressive Policy Institute and CG/LA Infrastructure will bring together leading thinkers from the public and private sectors at […]

Media Advisories

By / 9.22.2010

PRESS CONTACT: Steven Chlapecka—schlapecka@ppionline.org, T: 202.525.3931 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Wednesday, September 29, the Progressive Policy Institute will host an event on the future of high-speed rail in the United States and will release “A Smart Way to Finance High-Speed Rail: Restructuring the Highway Trust Fund into a Results-Driven Transportation Fund,” a new PPI policy memo […]

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By / 7.30.2010

I know it probably seems like this year’s primary season has been unbearably long. But as July comes to a close, there are 23 state primaries (plus runoffs in, so far, Georgia and Oklahoma, and a special election in West Virginia) still ahead. Next week’s schedule includes primaries on August 3 in Kansas, Michigan and […]

Press Releases

By / 7.23.2010

Recent blog posts by Americans for Tax Reform and Free Press inaccurately portray policy recommendations in the recently released PPI Policy Memo, “The Coming Communications Boom? Jobs, Innovation and Countercyclical Regulatory Policy.” Written by Michael Mandel, the memo examines recent employment data that suggests the communications and Internet sectors may be emerging as “job leaders” […]

Press Releases

By / 7.21.2010

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 21, 2010 PRESS CONTACT: Steven Chlapecka—schlapecka@ppionline.org, T: 202.525.3931 Economist Michael Mandel Unveils a New Analysis Citing Countercyclical Regulatory Policy As a Pathway for Job Creation WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 21, 2010 – The Progressive Policy Institute (PPI) released a new report by economist Michael Mandel titled “The Coming Communications […]

Media Advisories

By / 7.13.2010

PRESS CONTACT: Steven Chlapecka—schlapecka@ppionline.org, T: 202.525.3931 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tuesday, July 20, Representative Ron Kind (D-WI) and Michael Mandel, former BusinessWeek chief economist and founder of Visible Economy LLC, will join the Progressive Policy Institute for a policy briefing and the release of “The Coming Communication Boom? Jobs, Innovation and Countercyclical Regulator Policy,” a policy […]

Press Releases

By / 6.30.2010

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 30, 2010 PRESS CONTACT: Steven Chlapecka—schlapecka@ppionline.org, T: 202.525.3931 PPI President to Offer Recommendations on Curbing National Deficit WASHINGTON, D.C. – Will Marshall, president of the Progressive Policy Institute, will testify today at 2 p.m. before the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform during the commission’s first public listening […]