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PPI to Congress: Scrub the SCRUB Act

House Republicans this week are expected to take up the ponderously titled Searching for and Cutting Regulations that are Unnecessarily Burdensome Act (SCRUB) of 2015…

The Best and Worst of 2015

Presidents and Presidential Candidates Best: Barack Obama Barack Obama had one of the best second-term years of any President in living memory. Recall that the…

Agenda 2016: Reviving U.S. Economic Growth

The Progressive Policy Institute (PPI) teamed up with Columbia University’s Richard Paul Richman Center for Business, Law, and Public Policy to co-host a compelling symposium…

How the Ex-Im Bank Serves Main Street

On real Main Streets across America, from Idaho to California to Maine, the Ex-Im Bank supports U.S. jobs. On Main Streets across America, small businesses…

Jason Furman Remarks at Recent PPI Event on Reviving Private Investment in the U.S.

Business Investment in the United States: Facts, Explanations, Puzzles, and Policies Remarks by Jason Furman Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers September 30, 2015 Progressive Policy…

POLITICO: New Democrats plan ‘assertive’ new presence in House

The New Democrat Coalition sees opportunities this fall on taxes, trade, Medicare and others. by Lauren French, POLITICO In the hierarchy of the House, moderate…

Chuka Umunna: These are “perilous times” for the Left

On Wednesday, PPI hosted a lunch event at the National Press Club, “Progressives for Innovation and Growth: A Transatlantic Conversation,” on the economic challenge facing…

LeBron James and the Do-Something Democrats: Support for Democrats “In the Arena” on Trade

In this year’s NBA Finals, LeBron James cemented his reputation as one of the greatest basketball players of all time­—becoming the first player in Finals…

PPI Applauds Senate Passage of TPA

PPI applauds the Senate for passing Trade Promotion Authority and taking a key step in assuring that America continues to be a global leader in…

PPI Statement on Senate Trade Vote: Don’t Misread Vote as Repudiation of TPA

It would be a huge mistake to misread today’s Senate trade vote as a repudiation of Trade Promotion Authority and the U.S. trade agenda. The…