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Staff of the Progressive Policy Institute are experts in a wide range of public policy issues and are available to speak to the press. Members of the news media may contact the PPI press office by email schlapecka[at]progressivepolicy.org or by phone: (202) 525-3931.

Members of the press in need of immediate assistance may call Steven Chlapecka at (202) 525-3931 or (202) 556-1752.

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Washington Post: The new Democratic Party proposal to rival Bernie Sanders’ socialism

Simplicity is one of Bernie Sanders’ great strengths: Corporations and the rich have rigged the economy. His solutions sound simple, even when the plans behind…

Financial Times: Democrats struggle to harness economic feelgood factor

Will Marshall, president of the Progressive Policy Institute, said that once Democratic strategists have moved past the primaries and into the general election they will…

Politico: Presidential Politics Loom over TPP Signing

Ed Gerwin, PPI’s senior fellow for trade and global opportunity is quoted in Politico talking about how U.S. elections are effecting TPP negotiations: As the agreement was…

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PRESS RELEASE: Consumers Want One Set of Rules Protecting Their Information

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 27, 2016 CONSUMERS WANT ONE SET OF RULES PROTECTING THEIR ONLINE INFORMATION, PUBLIC OPINION STRATEGIES AND HART SURVEY FINDS National Poll…

Press Release: PPI Statement on USITC Report Concerning the Trans-Pacific Partnership

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 19, 2016 Contact: Cody Tucker, ctucker@ppionline.org, 202-775-0106; Steven Chlapecka, schlapecka@ppionline.org, 202-525-3931 WASHINGTON—Ed Gerwin, senior fellow for trade and global opportunity at…

PRESS RELEASE: PPI Report: Tax Prep Chains Target Low-Income Workers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 14, 2016 Contact: Cody Tucker, ctucker@ppionline.org, 202-775-0106, or Steven Chlapecka, schlapecka@ppionline.org, 202-525-3926 PPI Report: Tax Prep Chains Target Low-Income Workers Taxpayers…

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Rep. DelBene, Policy Experts and Economists to Discuss Need for Progressive-Focused Broadband Policy Agenda

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 16, 2012 PRESS CONTACT: Steven Chlapecka – schlapecka@ppionline.org T: 202.525.3931 Progressive Policy Institute to host conference featuring Rep. DelBene, Policy Experts…

Progressive Policy Institute to Host Media Teleconference Featuring Robert Shapiro to Discuss the Case for Broad Corporate Tax Reform

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 15, 2013 PRESS CONTACT: Steven Chlapecka – schlapecka@ppionline.org T: 202.525.3931 Progressive Policy Institute to Host Media Teleconference Featuring Robert Shapiro to…

MEDIA ALERT: Zichal, Altmire, McCurdy and Experts to Speak on the U.S. Natural Gas Revolution

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As policy makers focus their attention this week on growing U.S. natural gas supplies as well as concerns over “fracking” methods used…