Perkins Project
Health care
Wages
Voucher programs

EPI’s Perkins Project will track the Trump administration’s wage, labor, and employment policies, and hold them accountable for their record.

The American Health Care Act will cost Americans roughly $33 billion in higher out of pocket costs (deductibles and co-pays, not the cost of higher premiums) each year by 2026.   Read the report

As the economy improved wages grew for most workers in 2016. This is a promising trend, but there is a lot of lost ground to make up. State minimum wage increases helped low wage workers. Read the report

Vouchers divert resources from public education programs that can actually help student achievement. Read the report

EPI in the news

  • The Verge | April 21, 2017
  • The Modesto Bee | April 21, 2017
  • Marketplace | April 20, 2017
  • The American Prospect | April 20, 2017
  • KQED | April 20, 2017
  • Pacific Standard | April 20, 2017
  • PBS News Hour | April 19, 2017

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