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FAMILY-CENTERED SOCIAL POLICY
Mapping Financial Opportunity Project Shows Poor and Black Communities Have Fewer Financial Service Providers

MFO compares the locations of banks and credit unions to payday lenders nationwide, down to the street level.


FAMILY-CENTERED SOCIAL POLICY
House Action Worsens Retirement Savings Crisis

FAMILY-CENTERED SOCIAL POLICY
Statement: Secure Choice Rules Dim Retirement Prospects of Generations of Americans

House Rules Committee passed rules allowing a vote to strike down regulations on states' ability to offer auto-enrollment retirement plans.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
House Passed the Email Privacy Act Again; It’s Time for the Senate to Follow Suit

Yesterday, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed the Email Privacy Act (H.R. 387) by a voice vote with no objections.


NEW AMERICA and PUBLIC INTEREST TECHNOLOGY
Cecilia Muñoz to Lead New Public Interest Technology Work at New America

Former WH Domestic Policy Council director will direct major new public interest technology initiative & lead New America National Network.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
OTI Statement on Selection of Ajit Pai to Lead FCC

Today, President Trump designated Ajit Pai to lead the Federal Communications Commission.


INTERNATIONAL SECURITY
New America Supports Foreign Policy Interrupted

New America’s International Security program pledges $25,000 to support Foreign Policy Interrupted.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
OTI Supports the Reintroduction of the Email Privacy Act

Today, Congressmen Yoder and Polis reintroduced the Email Privacy Act (H.R. 387) for the 115th Congress.


INTERNATIONAL SECURITY
American Hostages More Likely to Remain in Captivity or Die Than Other Western Hostages

American hostages are more likely to remain in captivity or die than other Western hostages.


FELLOWS
New America Creates Millennial Fellowship to Support Young Adults Engaging with Public Policy

New America is pleased to announce the Millennial Public Policy Fellowship, set to begin in August 2017.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
House Lawmakers Say No To Encryption Backdoors

OTI welcomes this report, which was signed by the chairmen and ranking members of both committees, as well as a number of other members.


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
OTI Statement on Chairman Wheeler's Departure

Chairman Wheeler left an indelible mark on our country’s communications policy.