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Children present significant poverty and financial risks for families for two main reasons. First, as yesterday's post explains, the mere addition of children to families is enough to push many...
July 31, 2015 | Matt Bruenig
Yesterday, the Obama administration announced a limited pilot program to allow some federal and state prisoners to receive Pell grants. Predictably, the plan has already drawn criticism from...
July 30, 2015 | Robert Hiltonsmith
Today, we reached an important agreement with the state of Oklahoma that will bring comprehensive voter registration opportunities to citizens throughout the state.   This effort began last...
July 30, 2015 | Jenn Rolnick Borchetta
Children are expensive—especially if you have a tight budget to begin with. We know that children make up around 1/3rd of the officially impoverished people in the country. However, this figure...
July 29, 2015 | Matt Bruenig


This settlement agreement is between the community groups and the State of Oklahoma, the Oklahoma State Election Board, the Oklahoma Department of Human Services, the Oklahoma State Department of...
Like every generation before us, Americans are coming together to preserve a democracy of the people, by the people, and for the people. American democracy is premised on the consent of the governed...
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