Press Releases

In response to Walmart's announcement to raise the wage for 500,000 employees, Demos Senior Policy Analyst Catherine Ruetschlin issued the followin...

February 19, 2015

Today, citing clear evidence that the State of California is violating its federally-mandated responsibility to offer California drivers and ID car...

February 5, 2015

Demos President Heather McGhee released the following statement on the selection of Carl Heastie as the new New York Assembly Speaker:

“We c...

January 30, 2015

(NEW YORK, NY) – Last night, the President’s annual State of the Union highlighted policy proposals and reforms the administration will pursue in t...

January 21, 2015

(NEW YORK, NY) – This week, the national public policy organization Demos released a new addition to its series of papers for the Gordon Gamm Initi...

December 17, 2014

(New York, NY) – On the heels of the nation’s most expensive mid-term election cycle, where federal political spending hit a $3.7...

December 11, 2014

New York, NY — Last night, provisions were added to the House of Representatives' 2015 omnibus spending bill which would repeal crucial features of...

December 10, 2014

(New York, NY) – Yesterday, the Illinois General Assembly passed Senate Bill 172, which would allow voters to register and vote on Election Day. Th...

December 4, 2014

(NEW YORK, NY) – Following the nation’s most expensive mid-term election cycle, where political spending hit an unprecedented $3.7...

November 24, 2014

Washington, D.C. – This year has been punctuated by enraging acts that have devalued, debased and destroyed young Black and Brown lives—particularl...

November 7, 2014