Releases and Advisories

06.29.2017

NEW YORK – Oregon is on the verge of becoming the first state to pass statewide protections for work hours, with a 46-13 bipartisan vote in the House sending the bill to the Governor’s desk for her signature. The bill already...

06.19.2017

NEW YORK – The Center for Popular Democracy released the following statement from Network President and Co-Executive Director Jennifer Epps-Addison in response to the acquittal of the Minnesota police officer who killed Philando Castile and the brutal killing of Charleena Lyles...

NATIONWIDE - Concerned citizens are planning a to hold a series of overnight vigils this week in three states to protest Republican healthcare legislation that would leave 23 million more uninsured Americans over a decade. Republican Senators are expected to try to hold a vote on a...

06.15.17

NEW YORK – During a press conference after the Federal Market Open Committee announcement on Wednesday, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said that...

06.14.17

NEW YORK – In reaction to the Federal Reserve's rate hike Wednesday, the Fed Up Campaign Co-Director Ady Barkan released the following statement:

"Inflation remains below two percent and...

06.09.2017

NEW YORK - Low-income workers are gathering Monday, June 12, at three major Federal Reserve banks to call on the Fed not to raise interest rates this week on the basis of an arbitrary inflation target. The Fed’s rate-hiking path is hurting the American economy,...

06.08.2017

Dear Chair Yellen and the Board of Governors,

The end of this year will mark ten years since the beginning of the Great Recession. This recession and the slow recovery that followed was extraordinarily damaging to the livelihoods and financial security of tens of...

05.24.2017

NEW YORK – The New York City Council today passed legislation to improve the schedules and lives of workers across New York City, making New York the fourth and largest city in the country to pass a comprehensive fair workweek package, following Seattle, San Francisco, and...

05.16.2017

Austin, TX – City council members, county commissioners, state legislators, and grassroots organizations from the five largest metropolitan areas in Texas announced a coordinated effort today to support legal challenges against the State of Texas in the first trial of Senate...

05.11.17

President Trump’s “Presidential Commission on Election Integrity” is a sham and a ploy to distract Americans from the investigation into a real and verifiable threat to the...

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