Advocacy Letter

Dear Chairman Alexander and Ranking Member Murray, Demos, a national non-partisan public policy organization working for an America where we all have an equal say in our democracy and an equal chance in our economy, writes to express serious concerns regarding the nomination of Betsy DeVos to be...
01/14/2017
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Dear Members of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: Dēmos strongly opposes the appointment of Andrew Puzder as Secretary of Labor and urges the members of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions to vote against his confirmation. Mr. Puzder’s company...
01/11/2017
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Dear Chairman Grassley and Ranking Member Feinstein, Dēmos, a national, non-partisan public policy organization working for an America where we all have an equal say in our democracy and an equal chance in our economy, submits this letter in strong opposition to the confirmation of Senator...
01/10/2017
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Election Protection Coalition Cites Demos Research in Urging Political Parties to Renounce Unwarranted Intimidation and Unlawful Challenges at the Polls Dear Party Leadership, We write in defense of the bedrock principle of our democracy: the right to vote freely. Recent calls to activate law...
08/31/2016
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Dear Mr. President: We write with great concern about a matter that we know is important to your Administration – ensuring that eligible Americans can exercise their right to vote.  Unfortunately, in implementing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) – which is otherwise a signature achievement – your...
10/27/2015
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From: Demos To: Mayor Bill de Blasio; City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito; and interested parties Regarding: Unjustified exemptions that weaken and Aundermine legislation on employment credit checks  As New York City considers Intro 261 to...
03/30/2015
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Dear Mayor de Blasio and Members of the City Council: As leaders in New York City who are concerned about economic and racial injustice, we call on you to enact Intro. 261, The Stop Credit Discrimination in Employment Act, and to ensure that this legislation does not include unjustified...
01/16/2015
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Demos is a national, non-partisan public policy organization working for an America where we all have an equal say in our democracy and an equal chance in our economy. Demos’ lawyers, researchers, and advocates have extensive legal and policy expertise on money in politics. These comments are...
01/14/2015
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On behalf of Demos we respectfully submit this comment supporting the petition requesting a rulemaking to require public companies to disclose to shareholders the use of corporate resources for political activities. Demos is a public policy organization that works at the intersection of political...
08/29/2014
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Mary Ziegler, Director Division of Regulations Legislation, and Interpretation Wage and Hour Division U.S. Department of Labor, Room S-3510 200 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20210 Re: RIN 1235-AA10 - Proposed Rule – Establishing a Minimum Wage for Contractors Dear Ms. Ziegler: Demos...
07/23/2014
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