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Format: 09-19-2014
Format: 09-19-2014
I’m pleased to be here today to testify on House Bill 1744, “An Act regulating the use of credit reports by employers.” Over the past decade, Demos has conducted extensive research on credit card...
September 9, 2013 | Testimony |
There is a growing, industry-wide movement for the fast food economy to work for everyone. This Thursday, August 29th, workers have called for a national strike that is expected to cross company...
August 28, 2013 | Policy Brief |
Student debt has skyrocketed over the past decade, quadrupling from just $240 billion in 2003 to more than $1 trillion today.1 If current borrowing patterns continue, student debt levels will...
August 22, 2013 | Policy Brief |
Demos
These stories were taken from the thousands of stories submitted to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau when they requested comments about private educational loans and struggles with student...
August 21, 2013 | Policy Brief |
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Just as postsecondary education is becoming increasingly vital to getting a good job and entering the middle class, college costs are rising beyond the reach of many New Yorkers. State policy...
August 7, 2013 | Policy Brief |
This brief attempts to quantify just how much soaring debt levels impact college-educated households’ financial stability over a lifetime.
August 1, 2013 | Report |
Fundamental to a healthy, thriving democracy is the participation of every eligible voter. Voter registration is a fundamental first step to bringing more voices into our electoral system. As the...
August 1, 2013 | Policy Brief |
This brief is filed on behalf of amici curiae Communications Workers of America, Greenpeace, NAACP, Sierra Club, the American Federation of Teachers, Main Street Alliance, OurTime.org, People for the...
July 25, 2013 | Litigation |
Demos
Three years have passed since David (the American public) defeated Goliath (the big banks) and the Dodd-Frank Act became law. Implementation staggers forward and there have been some recent...
July 21, 2013 | Policy Brief |