Press Releases

Demos and coalition partners have reached an agreement with the City Council and de Blasio administration to send a bill banning the use of employm...

April 13, 2015

Following the announcement that McDonald’s Corporation plans to raise...

April 2, 2015

BOSTON, NEW YORK, and WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, voting rights advocates...

March 19, 2015

(New York, NY)Though much research has been devoted to how public policy choices such as increasing the minimum wage can addres...

March 10, 2015

(New York, NY) – Earlier this week, President Obama directed the Department of Labor to begin the rulemaking process for a fiduciary rule, a new re...

February 25, 2015

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