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Using new data, this report explores how families are increasingly using credit cards to meet their basic needs. This report also examines the factors driving this record-setting debt and the impact of deregulation on the cost, availability and marketing of credit cards. Executive Summary  ...
09/08/2003
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A concise executive summary of a report that explores how families are increasingly using credit cards to meet their basic needs. Also examines the factors driving this record-setting debt and the impact of deregulation on the cost, availability and marketing of credit cards.
09/07/2003
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An in-depth study of election fraud issues and the policy requirements of the Help America Vote Act. Executive Summary   Election fraud is a hotly contested topic in public debates about electoral reform. Debates over election fraud are not new. They have been a staple part of discussions...
04/14/2003
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The following report analyzes public opinion between 1996 and 2001. The report draws on over a dozen suveys commissioned by non-profit organizations, media outlets and foundations, as well as from two regularly conducted academic surveys. The results outlined in this report indicate that while long...
10/01/2002
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ELECTION DAY REGISTRATION WILL PRODUCE HIGHER VOTER PARTICIPATION IN CALIFORNIA. States that have adopted EDR have witnessed a 3 to 6 percentage point increase in participation among the voting-age population. Voting among young people and those who have moved in the last six months is nearly 15...
01/01/2002
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  Spanish translation of "California Votes," an analysis of how implementing Election Day Registraion would affect California.  
01/01/2002
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Anyone who has ever been stopped by a state trooper for a traffic violation knows that the computer systems used to maintain motor vehicle records are very technologically advanced. Sitting in their patrol cars, state troopers can instantly access vast amounts of centralized data about motorists. A...
01/01/2002
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This report examines election day registration (EDR), an important reform measure that would help address some of the problems highlighted by the 2000 election. Currently, six states have election day registration - Wisconsin, Maine, Minnesota, Idaho, Wyoming and New Hampshire. As the research...
01/01/2002
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On June 22 and 23, 2000, Demos convened a national workshop in New York City on “Democracy and the New Federalism”. The workshop was comprised of a diverse group of elected officials, community organizers, researchers, and policy analysts. In this report, we summarize and reflect on the...
07/15/2000
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