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Format: 11-01-2014
Format: 11-01-2014
Today, it is common for employers to look at job applicants’ personal credit history before making a hiring decision. According to a survey of human resources professionals, nearly half of employers...
March 4, 2013 | Report |
Same Day Registration (SDR) allows eligible voters to register to vote and cast their ballots on the same day. Depending on the state, this one-stop process for registering and voting may be offered...
March 1, 2013 | Explainer |
Demos
This paper offers an overview of the interplay between declining upward mobility and growing political inequality.
February 28, 2013 | Report |
Demos strongly supports the Attorney General's proposal to require 501(c)(4) organizations that spend at least $10,000 to influence New York state and local elections to disclose the identity of...
February 27, 2013 | Testimony |
My name is Steven Carbó, State Advocacy Director at Demos, a national, non-partisan public policy organization that works with policy makers, elections officials, and voter advocates in pursuit of a...
February 21, 2013 | Testimony |
Dear Acting Director Mesenbourg, We are writing about the consequences of the Census Bureau’s policy of tabulating incarcerated people as residents of prison locations, rather than at their home...
February 14, 2013 | Advocacy Letter |
Demos, Prison Policy Initiative
Congress’s decision in 2006 to reauthorize § 5 of the Voting Rights Act for 25 years and to maintain the existing coverage formula was a reasonable and appropriate exercise of its enforcement...
February 4, 2013 | Litigation |
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Demos
On behalf of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and the undersignedwe urge you to cosponsor “The Equal Employment for All Act” sponsored by Representative Steve Cohen (D-TN). In...
January 31, 2013 | Advocacy Letter |
Problem: In the 2012 election cycle, state-level candidates and parties raised more than $108 million.1 All that money sways the decisions our leaders make from what’s best for New Yorkers to what’s...
January 30, 2013 | Policy Brief |
Demos
This Explainer explores how the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is used in measuring our economic growth and whether alternative measures are also needed to provide a more comprehensive outlook of...
January 29, 2013 | Explainer |