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Format: 11-20-2017
Format: 11-20-2017
Before the Committee today is HB 496, the No Representation Without Population Act, which would correct within the state of Maryland a long-standing flaw in the decennial Census that counts...
March 8, 2010 | Litigation |
The time has come for the creation of a Consumer Financial Protection Agency. For thirty years, Washington has been captive to a governing philosophy that eschewed regulation in almost any form,...
March 1, 2010 | Policy Brief |
Authors R. Michael Alvarez (California Institute of Technology) and Jonathan Nagler (New York University) have analyzed the likely impact on voter turnout should Maryland adopt Same Day Registration...
February 25, 2010 | Policy Brief |
R. Michael Alvarez
Jonathan Nagler
Creative Community Organizing is a self-teaching guide for activists and organizers based on Si Kahn’s experiences in the Southern Civil Rights Movement, the Brookside Strike by the UMWA, and...
February 8, 2010 | Book |
While the United States has come a long way in expanding the franchise over the past 220 years, barriers to participation still exist and these barriers disproportionately impact low-income citizens...
February 7, 2010 | Policy Brief |
Scott Novakowski
A central goal of any automatic voter registration proposal should be a representative electorate in which all eligible citizens, including those from historically underrepresented communities, are...
February 5, 2010 | Report |
Scott Novakowski
Advocates, educators and students often make the assumption that more education is always better, that a bachelors or graduate degree is always superior in terms of providing additional economic...
February 4, 2010 | Policy Brief |
“Same Day Registration” (SDR) allows eligible citizens to register and vote on or before Election Day.  In doing so, SDR greatly enhances the opportunity for Americans to participate in the...
February 4, 2010 | Policy Brief |
Regina M. Eaton
After trillions of dollars in taxpayer funds, cheap loans and other forms of support, the biggest banks are bigger and more complex than ever. The crisis was widely blamed on the eager promotion by...
January 28, 2010 | Report |
Report authors R. Michael Alvarez and Jonathan Nagler have analyzed the likely impact on voter turnout should New Mexico adopt Same Day Registration (SDR). Under the system proposed in New Mexico,...
January 27, 2010 | Policy Brief |
R. Michael Alvarez
Jonathan Nagler