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Format: 02-22-2019
Format: 02-22-2019
The promise of America is that each of us has an equal say in our democracy and an equal chance in our economy. In Everyone’s America: State Policies for an Equal Say in Our Democracy and an Equal...
July 24, 2018 | Report |
Demos
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...
May 21, 2018 | Advocacy Letter |
Demos Senior Campaign Strategist Vijay Das gave the following prepared remarks at a rally in front of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau headquarters urging President Trump to follow the letter...
November 27, 2017 | Testimony |
Dear Chairman Alexander, Ranking Member Murray, and Members of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: Dēmos expresses concern about the appointment of R. Alexander Acosta as...
March 21, 2017 | Advocacy Letter |
Dear Chairman Grassley and Ranking Member Feinstein, Dēmos, a national, non-partisan public policy organization working for an America where we all have an equal say in our democracy and an equal...
January 9, 2017 | Advocacy Letter |
Brenda Wright
Introduction In March 2013, acting under a controversial statute that authorized extraordinary action, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder appointed Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr to replace the elected...
July 16, 2014 | Explainer |
In Citizens United v. FEC, the U.S. Supreme Court held that corporations were free to use money from the corporation’s treasury on political activity.1 Setting aside for a moment the many...
June 19, 2013 | Explainer |
CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler has often said that weak rules on regulatory jurisdiction across borders could blow a hole in the bottom of financial reform. He is right. In a recent speech on the...
June 14, 2013 | Policy Brief |
A core value of American society is the opportunity to work hard and get ahead. Yet today in the United States, willing job-seekers are facing a new barrier to employment—credit checks. Despite the...
November 5, 2012 | Policy Brief |
It seems reasonable to ask that this law, which would give the Executive Branch the power to extend its version of cost-benefit analysis to independent agencies, show that its benefits are greater...
September 12, 2012 | Policy Brief |