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Earncon 2018: Chicago
EARN announces EARNCon 2018 will be held in Chicago!
The 2018 EARN Conference will be held at the Kimpton Hotel Allegro and highlight the role of states in advancing policies that raise wages, improve jobs, and build an economy that rewards working families.Find out more about our 2018 conference
- March 7, 2018
- Economic Opportunity Institute
- KXLY Spokane
On Wednesday, the Washington Legislature officially passed the Equal Pay Opportunity Act (HB 1506), the first update to the state’s equal pay law since 1943. This historic measure requires any gender disparity in pay to be backed up with legitimate job-related factors-such as education, training, or experience-instead of unfair assumptions and practices.
- March 5, 2018
- Kentucky Center for Economic Policy
- Jason Bailey
Op-Ed from KCEP Executive Director Jason Bailey identifies the myth underlying a number of policies moving through the 2018 Kentucky General Assembly and the new Medicaid work requirements: that good-quality jobs are available for those who want them.
- March 1, 2018
- Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center
- Jeremy Thompson
Higher education is an important factor in the success of our commonwealth. Expanding access to affordable high quality postsecondary education can provide more of our young people with the opportunity to choose their paths in life without being blocked by insurmountable financial obstacles. In the long run, that strengthens our overall state economy. Adequate state […]