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No Half Measures: Why It Will Take $15 to Raise Chicago

Although corporations are experiencing a profitable recovery, the jobs recovery has been grim and marked by a shift to lower wages. A recent study by the National Employment Law Project found...

10/29/2014 | Raising the Minimum Wage

NYC Agencies Fail to Follow Voter Registration Law

New York Daily News - October 21, 2014, by Erin Durkin - City agencies are failing to do their part to make voter registration easier — even though they’re required to by law.

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10/23/2014 | Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy

Advocates Rally to Eliminate ‘Sub-Minimum Wage'

Brooklyn Daily Eagle - October 23, 2014, by Matthew Taub - Hundreds of tipped and low-wage workers and advocates, including fast food, car wash and other low-wage workers, rallied...

10/23/2014 | Improving Job Quality, Raising the Minimum Wage

De Blasio Administration Rejects Two Council Voter Registration Bills

Gotham Gazette - October 23, 2014, by Kristen Meriwether -In 2000 the City Council passed Local Law 29 which aimed to increase voter registration by requiring 19 city agencies to offer voter...

10/23/2014 | Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy

Report on Paladino's Ties to Charter Schools

The Buffalo News - October 22, 2014, by Sandra Tan - As noted in today's story,...

10/22/2014 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable

EXCLUSIVE: City Offices Fail to Meet Law Requiring Them to Help New Yorkers Register to Vote

New York Daily News - October 21, 2014, by Erin Durkin - City agencies are failing to do their part to make voter registration easier — even though they’re required to by law.

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10/21/2014 | Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy

A Broken Promise: Agency-Based Voter Registration in New York City

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Voter registration is the number one barrier to the vote. An estimated 51 million eligible citizens, more than 24 percent of the electorate, could not cast a ballot on...

10/21/2014 | Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy

Report: City Agencies Noncompliant with Voter Registration Law

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10/21/2014 | Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy

Charters Lack Sufficient Oversight

Philly.com - October 15, 2014, by Kia Hinton - Recently, charter schools have made headlines nationwide. This summer, the FBI raided...

10/15/2014 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

Fed Up with the Economy?

The Good Fight - October 15 2014, by Ben Wikler - Why haven't wages risen in 40 years? It's not just bad luck. The mostly invisible, ultra-powerful folks who run at the Federal Reserve have gone...

10/15/2014 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

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