WOW’s Economic Security Scorecard grades states and state policies on how well they promote economic security for seniors and working families. Examining over 80 state policy choices, our research finds that most states fail to advance and improve job quality, adequate income, education and access to savings and public support. Learn more here.
The Institute will support progressive research and advocacy agendas by promoting the discussion, definition, measurement and advocacy of economic security. Our collection of research and advocacy resources will support lawmakers, citizens, and advocates in their work. Explore the Institute here.
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Half of America’s Seniors Have Dangerously Low Incomes, New Report Shows, Progress Illinois (06-07-13)
Coverage of the Scorecard’s release in MSN Money, The Huffington Post, Think Progress, BillMoyers.com, 24/7 Wall St., UtahPolicy.com, Tulsa World, Sun Sentinel (FL), Prosperity Works, KSFR-Santa Fe Public Radio, The Kansas City Star, Des Moines Register, Dallas Morning News, Alabama Political Reporter, Albuquerque Business First, ABQ Journal (NM).
Increased Fares Put Elders’ Economic Security at Risk: WOW’s partner in Massachusetts is using the Elder Index to advocate for lower transportation fares to help struggling seniors as described in The Boston Globe (2-08-13)