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Format: 04-16-2014
Format: 04-16-2014
Demos strongly urges the members of the U.S. Senate Banking Committee to vote in favor of confirming Richard Cordray to direct the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for a full term. Director...
March 11, 2013 | Advocacy Letter |
This is the second of a series of articles, entitled “The Financial Pipeline Series”, examining the underlying validity of the assertion that regulation of the financial markets reduces their...
March 8, 2013 | Report |
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 |