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...
The Administration’s Responsibility to Provide Voter Registration through Federally Facilitated Exchanges – Action Needed Now
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...
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...
Letter to Mayor de Blasio and Members of the City Council: Enact The Stop Credit Discrimination in Employment Act
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...
Letter to FEC Assistant General Counsel Amy Rothstein, Re: REG 2014-01: Proposed Rulemaking in Response to McCutcheon v. FEC
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...
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...
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...
Letter on the Reauthorization of the HEA to the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee
The Honorable Thomas Richard Harkin Chairman Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee The Honorable Lamar Alexander Ranking Member Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee Dear Chairman Harkin and Ranking Member Alexander: With the upcoming reauthorization of the...
Dear Madam Chair and Secretary, This letter supplements our letter of support dated November 20, 2013, for the SEC rule implementing Section 953(b) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010. New research from Demos identifies growing CEO-to-worker compensation...
Dear Mr. President: The undersigned groups, representing civil rights, voting rights, women’s rights and religious organizations, write to urge you to ensure full enforcement of the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA) under provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Many of...