Job Piracy, Populist Platform, the Supreme Court and More

Posted on November 25, 2015

Job Piracy Cease Fire Act: Neighboring jurisdictions are continuously trying to steal jobs from one another by bribing employers to move. This is a horrible use of taxpayer funds and unfairly tilts the economic...


Too Young to Test, End of Life Options, Ballot Initiatives and More

Posted on November 13, 2015

Too Young to Test Act: A recent report from the Council of the Great City Schools found that there is far too much reliance on standardized testing in public schools, hurting schoolchildren, teachers and...


Public Services, Standardized Testing, Message Framing and More

Posted on October 29, 2015

Access to Public Services for Non-English Speakers Act: Millions of residents can’t easily interact with government agencies because they a have limited ability speak or read in English. The Access to Public Services for...


Voter Registration, Political Labels, Charter Schools and More

Posted on October 15, 2015

Automatic Voter Registration: Oregon and California recently enacted legislation automatically registering to vote any resident who has a driver’s license or state ID card unless the individual opts out. The Brennen Center describes the...


Juvenile Justice Reform, Pope Francis, Federal Budget and More

Posted on October 1, 2015

Juvenile Justice Reform Act: This model combines three urgent reforms. The Juvenile Justice Reform Act restricts pretrial confinement to youths who pose a danger or may flee from justice; it limits the circumstances when...