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11/6/2016 | Published by: The Colorado Independent
11/6/2016

Homestretch: The fight to raise Colorado’s minimum wage

Homestretch: The fight to raise Colorado’s minimum wage

Homestretch: The fight to raise Colorado’s minimum wage

Voters at polling centers across Colorado will soon be deciding on Amendment 70, a measure that would alter the state constitution to...

11/6/2016 | The Colorado Independent | Raising the Minimum Wage
11/6/2016 | Published by: New Orleans Advocate
11/6/2016

Walter Isaacson to sit on City Planning Commission, and other area political news

Walter Isaacson to sit on City Planning Commission, and other area political news

Isaacson to sit on City Planning Commission

Author and former CNN CEO Walter Isaacson may be only a part-time resident of New Orleans, but Mayor Mitch Landrieu has appointed him to the City...

11/6/2016 | New Orleans Advocate | Connecting Elected Officials for ‘Local Progress’
11/6/2016 | Published by: The Coloradoan
11/6/2016

Issue committees pump $86M into Colorado election

Issue committees pump $86M into Colorado election

For some corporations and advocacy groups, Colorado's jam-packed ballot has meant opportunity.

And they don't just care about political candidates. In fact, issue committees — which stand...

11/6/2016 | The Coloradoan | Raising the Minimum Wage

‘We are not ready’: Arizona voters warn Election Day could be worse than primary fiasco

PHOENIX, ARIZONA — On Arizona’s primary day this April, voters in Maricopa County waited five hours in the hot sun to cast a ballot, because the county slashed the number of polling places from...

11/5/2016 | ThinkProgress | Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy

Immigrants in US illegally see this election as crucial - See more at: http://www.timescolonist.com/immigrants-in-us-illegally-see-this-election-as-crucial-1.2472426#sthash.BroJZxQz.dpuf

NEW YORK, N.Y. - There was never any doubt Juana Alvarez's 18- and 20-year-old American-born daughters would be taking part in the election this year. Alvarez did her best to see to that.

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11/5/2016 | Associated Press | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
11/4/2016 | Published by: The Oxford Eagle
11/4/2016

American Legislative Exchange Council lobbyist being exposed

American Legislative Exchange Council lobbyist being exposed

Niccolo Machiavelli would have been proud of the folks who support the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). At the end of September the U.S. Department of Education approved another $245...

11/4/2016 | The Oxford Eagle | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Organizing for Education Justice
11/4/2016 | Published by: The Rutland Herald
11/4/2016

The public compact

The public compact

It is always amusing to be the subject of a John McClaughry jeremiad. While I don’t mind being labeled as the “foremost defender” of public education, he insists on giving me full personal credit...

11/4/2016 | The Rutland Herald | Organizing for Education Justice
11/4/2016 | Published by: The Rutland Herald
11/4/2016

The public compact

The public compact

It is always amusing to be the subject of a John McClaughry jeremiad. While I don’t mind being labeled as the “foremost defender” of public education, he insists on giving me full personal credit...

11/4/2016 | The Rutland Herald | Organizing for Education Justice
11/4/2016 | Published by: The Nation
11/4/2016

This Small City Has a Plan to Fight the Silicon Valley Housing Crisis

This Small City Has a Plan to Fight the Silicon Valley Housing Crisis

For more than three months, Gabriela Mercado has crisscrossed Richmond, California, a working-class and immigrant city that sits on the eastern edge of the San Francisco Bay. She hits the streets...

11/4/2016 | The Nation | Connecting Elected Officials for ‘Local Progress’

Florence District One Candidate Questionnaire: Alexis D. Pipkins, Sr.

The Morning News recently sent out a questionnaire to the candidates running for the Florence School District One Board of Trustees. Here are the answers from Alexis D. Pipkins, Sr. who is running...

11/3/2016 | SC Now | Connecting Elected Officials for ‘Local Progress’

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