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Format: 11-19-2017
Format: 11-19-2017
Same Day Registration (SDR) (also known as Election Day Registration) states have historically led the nation in voter turnout, with average turnout rates 10 to 12 percentage points higher than non-...
February 15, 2012 | Policy Brief |
Laura Rokoff
Emma Stokking
In the midst of the worst economic downturn in decades, millions of Americans are out of work and struggling to keep up with bills for even the most basic expenses. What they need more than anything...
February 7, 2012 | Policy Brief |
Virginia legislators are considering several bills that would make it more difficult for eligible persons to cast a ballot that will be counted, and would impose large costs for implementation. One...
February 2, 2012 | Policy Brief |
La práctica de la “manipulación de los distritos electorales sobre la base de la población reclusa” conocida como Gerrymandering, se produce cuando las personas encarceladas son incluidas como “...
February 1, 2012 | Policy Brief |
Peter Wagner
Does it go without saying that companies must adapt to these uncertain economic times if they are to survive? Clearly a return to business as usual is a recipe for a slow decline. Diversity of...
February 1, 2012 | Policy Brief |
GDP measures economic growth, but is it an accurate measure of progress? While GDP has been steadily increasing, indicating a growing economy, other metrics of progress show a very different picture...
January 26, 2012 | Policy Brief |
State-sponsored infringement on the right to vote is not a new phenomenon in Florida. Indeed, Florida’s history of voting rights violations led Congress to require that five Florida counties seek pre...
January 25, 2012 | Policy Brief |
Two years ago the Supreme Court got it supremely wrong when it held that corporations had the  same rights as people to spend money in elections. Campaign finance laws protect our democracy from...
January 19, 2012 | Policy Brief |
A Nelson hold is a wrestling move used to pin an opponent.  The Montana Supreme Court recently upheld its century old restrictions on corporate political spending, finding that the State had a...
January 19, 2012 | Policy Brief |
The Great Recession had a formidable impact on everyone in the US economy, intensifying the trends of increasing vulnerability that developed over the past 30 years.  But young people fared...
January 5, 2012 | Policy Brief |