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Format: 09-03-2014
Format: 09-03-2014
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This report presents new research on the scope of federally-supported employment in the private economy and shows how, using our over 1.3 trillion dollars in federal purchasing, the...
June 18, 2014 | Report |
Key Findings Walmart investors committed to long-term firm performance would benefit from reallocating resources. If Walmart redirected the $6.6 billion spent on share repurchases in 2013 toward...
June 4, 2014 | Report |
INTEREST OF AMICI CURIAE This brief is submitted on behalf of organizations engaged in community-based voter registration activities as amici curiae in support of appellants. Collectively, these...
June 3, 2014 | Litigation |
Executive Summary Today, women make up nearly half of America’s workforce, and there is little question that their success in the economy is critical to the nation’s prosperity. Yet every day across...
June 2, 2014 | Report |
Dear Madam Chair and Secretary, This letter supplements our letter of support dated November 20, 2013, for the SEC rule implementing Section 953(b) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer...
May 30, 2014 | Advocacy Letter |
Signed into law on May 22, 2009, the Credit CARD Act has benefited millions of households in ways that directly affect their monthly budgets. Demos’ 2012 National Survey on Credit Card Debt of Low-...
May 22, 2014 | Policy Brief |
Demos
Chairman Harkin, Ranking Member Alexander, and Members of the HELP Committee: I greatly appreciate this opportunity to speak to you about economic security for working women, particularly the...
May 20, 2014 | Testimony |
In today’s economy, a college education is essential for getting a good job and entering the middle class. Yet, despite this reality, college costs are rising beyond the reach of many Virginians....
May 2, 2014 | Explainer |
Robert Hiltonsmith
Mark Huelsman
In today’s economy, a college education is essential for getting a good job and entering the middle class. Yet, despite this reality, college costs are rising beyond the...
May 2, 2014 | Report |
Robert Hiltonsmith
Mark Huelsman
What differentiates households that accumulate and carry balances on their credit cards from those that don’t have debt? Building on a national survey of 1,997 households, this study examines two...
May 1, 2014 | Report |