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95% of charities reporting $50,000+ in revenue in 2008 were still operational in 2012

95% of charities reporting $50,000+ in revenue in 2008 were still operational in 2012

The recession had a relatively modest effect on nonprofit survival: before the recession, the “death” rate was 4.3 percent.

Source: 2013, The Impact of the Great Recession on the Number of Charities
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0.08%: The projected increase in health insurance coverage rates due to ACA’s employer mandate

.08%: The projected increase in health insurance coverage rates due to ACA’s employer mandate

The ACA’s employer mandate will not significantly expand coverage, and it may even have negative effects on low-wage workers.

Source: 2014, Why Not Just Eliminate the Employer Mandate?
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Between 2007 and 2012, birth rates among women in their twenties declined more than 15%

In 2012, women in their twenties gave birth at by far the slowest pace of any generation of young women in US history.

Source: 2015, Millennial Childbearing and the Recession
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Suggested evidence-based reforms to the ACA would cost
$453 billion to
$559 billion over 10 years

ACA next steps

The cost is much smaller than the estimated savings in national health expenditures relative to projections made before the ACA.

Source: 2015, After King v. Burwell: Next Steps for the Affordable Care Act
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Texas has just one immigrant legal-aid nonprofit for every 41,250 undocumented clients

Texas has just one immigrant legal-aid nonprofit for every 41,250 undocumented clients

Nationally, at least 684 nonprofits provide some form of legal aid to immigrants; if reform passes, that won’t be enough.

Source: 2013, Immigrant Legal-Aid Organizations in the United States
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By the second quarter of 2012, 59% of all mortgaged properties in Nevada were underwater

By the second quarter of 2012, 59% of all mortgaged properties in Nevada were underwater

During the housing crisis, Las Vegas saw the highest levels of foreclosure and price collapse of any American metro.

Source: 2013, Investors and Housing Markets in Las Vegas: A Case Study
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