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Format: 08-26-2016
Format: 08-26-2016
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 |
Key Facts Nearly 9 out of 10 working people—6.4 million individuals—do not have access to paid family leave through their employers in New York State.  While tech companies such as Facebook...
February 2, 2016 | Policy Brief |
Foreword What if America truly had the world’s greatest democracy? Demos means “the people” of a nation, and it is the root word of democracy. Yet the diverse members of our extraordinary American...
January 20, 2016 | Report |
The Financial Infrastructure Exchange (FIX) is a federal tax-and-subsidy program to promote long-term investment in a financial system that otherwise prioritizes short-term gains. Funded by a...
January 5, 2016 | Explainer |