Testimony

Dear Deputy Commissioner Sussman, Dēmos appreciates the opportunity to offer comments on proposed rules to amend New York City’s Stop Credit Discrimination in Employment Act (Local Law 37 of 2015). We are a non- partisan public policy organization working for an America where we all have an...
08/17/2017
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Dear Commissioners Salas, Agarwal, and Malalis: Dēmos appreciates the opportunity to offer testimony on the state of workers’ rights in New York City. We are a 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...
04/25/2017
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Dear Ms. Evangelista: Dēmos writes to submit comments on the proposed regulations regarding family leave benefits coverage. We thank you for the opportunity to comment on these proposed regulations. Dēmos is a public policy organization working for an America where we all have an equal say in...
03/31/2017
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Introduction Chairman Grassley, Ranking Member Feinstein, Senators, thank you for the privilege of testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee today. My name is Heather McGhee and I am the President of Demos, a public policy organization working for an America where we all have...
03/23/2017
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Esteemed Members of the Maryland Senate Committee on Judicial Proceedings, thank you for inviting me to testify on behalf of Dēmos. Dēmos is a national, nonpartisan, nonprofit public policy organization working so that everyone has an equal say in our democracy and an equal opportunity in our...
02/21/2017
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Demos is a 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. We were proud to be among the advocates who called for an executive order establishing paid sick leave for federal contractors. We write...
04/04/2016
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Thank you, Members of the Workforce Development Joint Budget Hearing, for the opportunity to submit testimony in support of a strong paid family leave program in New York State.  My name is Amy Traub and I am a Senior Policy Analyst at Demos. Demos is a public policy organization working for...
02/05/2016
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Thank you Chairman Wolf, Chairman Scibak, and Honorable Members of the Committee for this opportunity to present testimony. My name is Amy Traub and I am a senior policy analyst with Dēmos. Dēmos is a public policy organization working for an America where we all have an equal say in our democracy...
07/22/2015
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One motivation for this hearing is the recent study by the Federal Trade Commission finding that one in five American consumers identified material errors on their credit reports that were substantiated by the credit reporting agencies. While not all of these errors would affect consumer borrowing...
07/08/2015
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Good afternoon. My name is Catherine Ruetschlin and I am a Senior Policy Analyst at Demos, a public policy organization working to ensure that all Americans have an equal say in our democracy and an equal chance in our economy. I’m here today to add our voice to the growing calls for a higher wage...
06/18/2015
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