This week’s LMPRR features reports from CEPR, CLASP, CBPP and EPI:

Center for Economic and Policy Research

First Time Underwater: The Impact of the First-time Homebuyer Tax Credit
Dean Baker

Center for Law and Social Policy

Reauthorizing the Workforce Investment Act: The House Workforce Block Grant Bill Heads in the Wrong Direction
Evelyn Ganzglass and Neil Ridley

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Provision In House Reconciliation Bill Would Cause 350,000 People To Forgo Health Coverage And Could Jeopardize Health Reform
Judith Solomon and Robert Greenstein

OUT OF BALANCE: Cuts in Services Have Been States’ Primary Response to Budget Gaps, Harming the Nation’s Economy
Elizabeth McNichol

Economic Policy Institute

Public Investment: The Next ‘New Thing’ For Powering Economic Growth
Josh Bivens