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Format: 05-05-2016
Format: 05-05-2016
Chicago’s 2015 mayoral race was one of the most expensive in the nation’s history, with big donors playing an outsized role in financing both candidates’ campaigns. In fact, over 90 percent of the...
April 28, 2016 | Report |
Plaintiffs, by and through their undersigned counsel, for their complaint against Defendant, allege as follows: 1. This action concerns the widespread and ongoing removal of eligible voters from the...
April 6, 2016 | Litigation |
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...
April 4, 2016 | Testimony |
I. Introduction National Council of La Raza, Las Vegas Branch of the NAACP (BRANCH 1111), and Reno- Sparks Branch of the NAACP (BRANCH 1112) (collectively, “Plaintiffs”), through their...
March 14, 2016 | Litigation |
Dear Secretary Cegavske: We write on behalf of Mi Familia Vota Education Fund, Eleanor Newell, and other persons similarly situated to notify you that the State of Nevada is not in...
March 7, 2016 | Litigation |
Executive Summary Over the last ten years, a growing number of cities and states passed laws limiting the use of credit checks in hiring, promotion, and firing. Lawmakers are motivated by a number of...
February 25, 2016 | Explainer |
Dear Judge Torres: On behalf of Plaintiffs in the above-captioned matter, we write in connection with the second status report (Report) of the Independent Monitor filed with the Court on February 16...
February 16, 2016 | Litigation |
On the verge of the most expensive election in U.S. history—and six years after the U.S. Supreme Court’s disastrous Citizens United decision—Americans are demanding a government that is...
February 9, 2016 | Report |
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Public financing of elections, as a state and local democracy reform, can help enhance the political voice and power of working-class people and people of color. It is an effective antidote to the...
February 5, 2016 | Policy Brief |
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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...
February 3, 2016 | Testimony |