Advocacy Letter

In a letter, Demos, the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition, and 7 other organizations urged Florida Secretary of State Laurel Lee to immediately coordinate with relevant state and local agencies to ensure that formerly convicted Floridians can register to vote, as required by Amendment 4....
03/12/2019
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Dear Mr. President: We write with great concern about a matter that we know is important to your Administration – ensuring that eligible Americans can exercise their right to vote.  Unfortunately, in implementing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) – which is otherwise a signature achievement – your...
02/24/2019
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Dear Mayor de Blasio and Members of the City Council: As leaders in New York City who are concerned about economic and racial injustice, we call on you to enact Intro. 261, The Stop Credit Discrimination in Employment Act, and to ensure that this legislation does not include unjustified...
02/24/2019
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From: Demos To: Mayor Bill de Blasio; City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito; and interested parties Regarding: Unjustified exemptions that weaken and Aundermine legislation on employment credit checks  As New York City considers Intro 261 to...
02/24/2019
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Mary Ziegler, Director Division of Regulations Legislation, and Interpretation Wage and Hour Division U.S. Department of Labor, Room S-3510 200 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20210 Re: RIN 1235-AA10 - Proposed Rule – Establishing a Minimum Wage for Contractors Dear Ms. Ziegler: Demos...
02/24/2019
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The Honorable Thomas Richard Harkin Chairman Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee The Honorable Lamar Alexander Ranking Member Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee Dear Chairman Harkin and Ranking Member Alexander: With the upcoming reauthorization of the...
02/24/2019
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Dear Madam Chair and Secretary, This letter supplements our letter of support dated November 20, 2013, for the SEC rule implementing Section 953(b) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010. New research from Demos identifies growing CEO-to-worker compensation...
02/24/2019
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Dear Members of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: Dēmos strongly opposes the appointment of Andrew Puzder as Secretary of Labor and urges the members of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions to vote against his confirmation. Mr. Puzder’s company...
02/24/2019
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Election Protection Coalition Cites Demos Research in Urging Political Parties to Renounce Unwarranted Intimidation and Unlawful Challenges at the Polls Dear Party Leadership, We write in defense of the bedrock principle of our democracy: the right to vote freely. Recent calls to activate law...
02/24/2019
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Dear Members of Congress, Demos, a national 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, writes to encourage you to join a growing list of co-sponsors of House Concurrent Resolution 63,...
02/24/2019
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