Advocacy Letter

The changes to the Board’s procedures contained in this Notice of Proposed Rule Making will make a modest but not insignificant contribution to addressing current barriers to the American right of collective bargaining. The proposal contains significant changes in two areas. First, it updates the...
08/22/2011
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A mandatory government-issued photo identification requirement would clearly substantially burden the voting rights of the young, the elderly, renters, non-drivers, racial minorities, and the poor. It would also be used as a tool by groups hoping to intimidate voters away from the polls due to...
08/17/2011
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American Association Of People With Disabilities, Demos, Lawyers' Committee For Civil Rights Under Law, League Of Women Voters Of The United States, And Project Vote The undersigned organizations submit the following comments in connection with the Election Assistance Commission’s (EAC) August 18,...
08/08/2011
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Dear Attorney General Holder, We are concerned about the restrictive voter identification legislation pending or already signed into law in a number of states.  Download the PDF to continue reading.
07/25/2011
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Demos respectfully urges the Committee on the Judiciary to give swift approval to the Fair Elections Now Act.  Demos is a non-partisan public policy research and advocacy organization committed to building an America which achieves its highest democratic ideals - a nation where democracy is...
04/06/2011
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Dear Senator: Demos is a national, non-partisan, non-profit research and advocacy organization. As part of our research into policies to promote broadly shared prosperity, we have investigated the role that financial services deregulation has played in undermining the American middle class. For a...
04/21/2010
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Dear Senator: I urge you to support S. 414, the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure (CARD) Act of 2009, which is expected to come before the full Senate in the coming days. The legislation, introduced by Banking Committee Chairman Chris Dodd (D-CT), would outlaw several...
05/11/2009
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Dear Representative and member of the Financial Services Committee: The undersigned consumer, civil rights, small business, investor, community and labor organizations representing tens of millions of Americans strongly urge you to vote for H.R. 627, the Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights Act (Rep...
04/02/2009
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