Gun Policy, Voter Suppression, Police Reform and More

Posted on June 1, 2022

Salary History Anti-Discrimination Act: Both cities and states are banning employers from requesting a prospective employee’s salary history. The reason is that salary history unjustifiably perpetuates wage discrimination, most often against women and people...


Dealing With Inflation, Gun Violence, Abortion Rights and More

Posted on May 18, 2022

Fair Estate Tax Act: The estate tax is traditionally the most progressive of taxes, but only 17 states have one. Politically, and based on commonsense fairness, it would make sense to establish or increase...


Abortion Messaging, Economic Populism, Basic Polling and More

Posted on May 4, 2022

Protection Against Unfair Non-Compete Clauses Act: There is widespread abuse of non-compete clauses in employment contracts—even fast-food workers, personal care aides and janitors are being forced to sign them. Several states now prohibit such...


Media Coverage, Corporate Taxes, Vacant Offices and More

Posted on April 20, 2022

Qualified Providers of Abortion Act: Both medication and aspiration abortion procedures are extremely safe. The Qualified Providers of Abortion Act allows Advanced Practice Clinicians—nurse practitioners, certified nurse-midwives and physician assistants—to perform such abortions. Anticipating...


Common Mistakes, STAR Program, Calculated Insanity and More

Posted on April 6, 2022

Fair Minimum Wage Act: Nearly every progressive ought to be making the minimum wage a centerpiece of debate in 2022. An increase is always popular, and now more than ever it’s sorely needed since...


Direct Mail, Storytelling, Mass Incarceration and More

Posted on March 23, 2022

Easy Enrollment Health Insurance Act: A surprisingly large number of Americans qualify for free or very low-cost health insurance and yet are unenrolled. The Easy Enrollment Health Insurance Act, proven successful in Maryland, creates...


Russia Boycotts, Open Data, Praising Democracy and More

Posted on March 9, 2022

Community Service Ombudsman Act: At the city, county and state levels, nonprofit organizations provide a great deal of the social services that residents need. The Community Service Ombudsman Act creates an office of ombudsman whose job...


Wage Theft, 911 Systems, Declining Arrests and More

Posted on February 23, 2022

Wage Theft Protection Act: There is a pandemic of wage theft across our country. The victims, who are low-wage workers, are the least able to enforce their rights. The Wage Theft Protection Act is...


Voter Protection, Justice Denied, COVID Exhaustion and More

Posted on February 9, 2022

Voter Protection Act: Conservatives are gearing up to prevent Americans from voting through suppression, intimidation or supposed mistakes. The Voter Protection Act bans specific types of intimidation and suppression, establishes a Voter’s Bill of Rights, and...


Model Bills, Intimidation, Repro Rights and More

Posted on January 26, 2022

Register New Residents Act: Whenever people move, they should register to vote or update their preexisting voter registration. Seattle enacted a simple ordinance requiring landlords to provide information on voter registration and a registration...