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EPI report: Rhode Islanders are still struggling to meet basic needs

The Economic Progress Institute (EPI) publishes its Rhode Island Standard of Need (RISN) report twice a year to answer two important questions:

Report: Work-hours test proposals are punitive and harmful to working people

“Heavy-handed and punitive work tests for SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) and Medicaid will do little to nothing to boost employment for low-wage workers,”...

EPI releases report highlighting positive impact of Medicaid for Rhode Islanders and the economy

The Economic Progress Institute (EPI) previewed its latest report today at a press conference at the Rhode Island State House. Medicaid Matters in Rhode...

Economic Progress Institute celebrates 10th Annual Policy and Budget Conference

The Economic Progress Institute (EPI) celebrated its 10th annual policy and budget conference entitled Budget Rhode Map: Paving the Way to Good Jobs. Each...

Economic Progress Institute issues call for workforce investment in latest report

The Economic Progress Institute (EPI) released State of Working Rhode Island 2017: Paving the Way to Good Jobs yesterday with a number of policy...