Advocacy Letter

Dear Ms. Verma: I am writing on behalf of Demos to urge you to withdraw the proposed rule issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and published in the Federal Register on July 12, 2018, which would repeal a current regulatory provision clarifying that states may make...
08/15/2018
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RE: Comments on Proposed Information Collection on 2020 Census, Docket ID: USBC-2018-0005 Dear Ms. Jessup: We are writing on behalf of Demos to urge the Commerce Department to reject the addition of a citizenship question to the questionnaire to be used in the 2020 decennial Census. Demos is a...
08/08/2018
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Dear Secretary Ashcroft and Director Walters, As grassroots and non-profit voter advocates in Missouri, we work to remove barriers that impede the right to vote and discourage democratic participation. Missouri is in violation of provisions of the National Voter Registration...
06/04/2018
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Dear Representative, Demos urges you to oppose S. 2155, the “Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act,” as it appears before the U.S. House of Representatives. This bill unravels important consumer safeguards that protect American consumers and leaves communities of color...
05/20/2018
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Dear Ms. Smith, Dēmos submits these comments in response to the Federal Register Notice from the Department of Labor seeking information regarding exemptions from the Fair Labor Standards Act’s minimum wage and overtime requirements, RIN 1235-AA20. Dēmos is a public policy...
09/24/2017
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Dear Senator, We the undersigned organizations write in strong support of The Equal Employment for All Act (S.1819), introduced by Senator Elizabeth Warren. The bill would eliminate an unfair and discriminatory barrier to economic mobility and security for many Americans by prohibiting the use of...
09/18/2017
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Dear Member of Congress: On behalf of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and the undersigned 184 national, state, and local organizations, we urge you to immediately pass the Dream Act without amendment. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program...
09/06/2017
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Dear Senators: We the undersigned organizations write to oppose the confirmation of John K. Bush to the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and Damien Schiff to the Court of Federal Claims due to their troubling views on the issue of money in politics. We are deeply concerned...
07/09/2017
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Dear Secretary Ashcroft: We write on behalf of the League of Women Voters of Missouri, the St. Louis and Greater Kansas City Chapters of the A. Philip Randolph Institute, persons eligible to register to vote that these organizations represent, and others similarly situated to notify you that the...
07/05/2017
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Dear Secretary of State: On behalf of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights (“The Leadership Conference”), a diverse coalition of more than 200 national organizations committed to promoting and protecting the civil and human rights of all persons in the United States, and the...
07/05/2017
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