Testimony

Dear Ms. Deshommes: Demos strongly urges the Department of Homeland Security to withdraw the proposed rule to radically enlarge the list of criteria that will be used to decide whether an immigrant is likely to become a “public charge.” Demos is a non-partisan public policy organization working for...
12/10/2018
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Introduction Chairman Grassley, Ranking Member Feinstein, Senators, thank you for the privilege of testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee today. My name is Heather McGhee and I am the President of Demos, a public policy organization working for an America where we all have...
12/03/2018
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Before the Committee today is HB 496, the No Representation Without Population Act, which would correct within the state of Maryland a long-standing flaw in the decennial Census that counts incarcerated people as residents of the wrong location.
12/03/2018
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Although photo ID and proof of citizenship proposals are offered as necessary to prevent fraud in elections, we know, based on experience and data from other states, that the facts do not warrant these extreme measures, and that all available evidence suggests that voter fraud of the kind that...
12/03/2018
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Thank you for the opportunity to testify here today. My name is Allie Boldt and I’m a Counsel for Demos. Demos is a non-partisan, national public policy organization working for an America where we all have an equal say in our democracy and an equal chance in our economy. One of our major...
03/08/2018
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Thank you. My name is Allie Boldt, and I’m an attorney at Demos, an organization working to advance equality and inclusive democracy through advocacy and litigation. We’ve been partnering with CASA of Virginia and the Residents of Fairfax County Coalition to analyze how County policies can and must...
10/23/2017
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Dear Deputy Commissioner Sussman, Dēmos appreciates the opportunity to offer comments on proposed rules to amend New York City’s Stop Credit Discrimination in Employment Act (Local Law 37 of 2015). We are a non- partisan public policy organization working for an America where we all have an...
08/16/2017
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Dear Commissioners Salas, Agarwal, and Malalis: Dēmos appreciates the opportunity to offer testimony on the state of workers’ rights in New York City. We are 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...
04/24/2017
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Dear Ms. Evangelista: Dēmos writes to submit comments on the proposed regulations regarding family leave benefits coverage. We thank you for the opportunity to comment on these proposed regulations. Dēmos is a public policy organization working for an America where we all have an equal say in...
03/30/2017
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Esteemed Members of the Maryland Senate Committee on Judicial Proceedings, thank you for inviting me to testify on behalf of Dēmos. Dēmos is a national, nonpartisan, nonprofit public policy organization working so that everyone has an equal say in our democracy and an equal opportunity in our...
02/21/2017
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