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We work extensively on both state and national policy, and focus on issues that other groups tend to neglect. Our specialty is tackling issues that are complex, but don’t necessarily grab major headlines. These are the areas where we think we can have a real impact.

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Coronavirus Policy Implications
Coronavirus Exposes Birth Control Access Flaws Marc Hyden & Caroline Kitchens
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Harm Reduction
To Fight COVID-19, Governments Smartly Remove Bureaucratic Health Care Regulations, Unnecessary Licensing Restrictions Shoshana Weissmann & Chelsea Boyd & Courtney Joslin & Nick Zaiac & R.J. Lehmann
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State Policy
Coronavirus Exposes Birth Control Access Flaws Marc Hyden & Caroline Kitchens
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Fiscal Policy in a Time of Crisis

A principled guide for government officials responding swiftly and directly to the unprecedented global pandemic.

 

1) Congress must act - but this is no time for pork or pet projects.
2) Relief must be immediate, targeted, and temporary.
3) Federal help should bolster the work states are doing, not replace it.