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Format: 04-20-2014
Format: 04-20-2014
Dear Mr. President: Employees of private contractors and concessionaires operating in federally owned buildings in Washington, D.C. and with other federal concession contracts throughout...
July 5, 2013 | Advocacy Letter |
Congressional Progressive Caucus
In Citizens United v. FEC, the U.S. Supreme Court held that corporations were free to use money from the corporation’s treasury on political activity.1 Setting aside for a moment the many...
June 19, 2013 | Explainer |
CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler has often said that weak rules on regulatory jurisdiction across borders could blow a hole in the bottom of financial reform. He is right. In a recent speech on the...
June 14, 2013 | Policy Brief |
This is the third of several papers examining the underlying validity of the assertion that regulation of the financial markets is unduly burdensome. These papers assert that the value of the...
June 13, 2013 | Report |
This report was produced by the Coalition for Sensible Safeguards (CSS), an alliance of more than 150 consumer, small business, labor, scientific, research, good government, faith, community...
June 11, 2013 | Report |
The Coalition for Sensible Safeguards
Demos
Widely shared middle-class prosperity is a signature of American society. It has made America the most hopeful and dynamic country on earth and it is a foundation of strong democracy. Yet today,...
June 6, 2013 | Testimony |
Good Afternoon. My name is Amy Traub and I am a senior policy analyst at Demos. We are a public policy organization working for an America where we all have an equal say in our democracy and an equal...
May 21, 2013 | Testimony |
For our democracy to thrive, the freedom to vote must be fiercely protected for all citizens, regardless of class or privilege. The right to vote provides the foundation that makes all other rights...
May 20, 2013 | Report |
Every day, Americans benefit from public structures that contribute to our quality of life. When we walk into a clean, well-maintained post office; drive on federal highways; send our kids to school...
May 8, 2013 | Report |
I thank the committee for this opportunity to present testimony on the IDC’s campaign finance reform proposal. This testimony is submitted on behalf of myself and Miles Rapoport, President of Demos...
May 2, 2013 | Testimony |