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Format: 06-25-2017
Format: 06-25-2017
Demos is a non-partisan public policy organization working for an America where we all have an equal say in our democracy and an equal chance in our economy. We were proud to be among the advocates...
April 4, 2016 | Testimony |
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 |