Releases and Advisories

06.08.2016


NEW YORK – Yesterday, voters overwhelmingly passed Proposition I to raise the minimum wage and provide earned sick days to all workers in the city of San Diego. With 100% of election day votes counted, Proposition I is expected to pass by more than 63...

06.03.2016



NEW YORK – In response to one of the most disappointing jobs reports in years, the Fed Up coalition urged the Federal Reserve to avoid an interest rate increase that would further put the brakes on the economy. The May jobs report showed...

06.02.2016


NEW YORK – The Center for Popular Democracy cheered ...

06.01.2016


CHICAGO – Last night, the Illinois legislature passed Automatic Voter Registration (AVR), setting the state on a path to be the fifth state in the country with such a policy. The...

05.30.2016


NEW YORK – A new report from the Center for Popular Democracy (CPD) demonstrates why we...

05.27.2016


CHICAGO – The Center for Popular Democracy joined a coalition of voting rights and justice advocates in a letter urging the Illinois House of Representatives to pass Automatic Voter Registration, which passed in the Illinois Senate last week with bi-...

05.27.2016


MINNEAPOLIS – Elected officials and worker advocates cheered passage of paid sick leave legislation in Minneapolis, which would give workers at businesses with six employees or more 48 hours of annual paid sick time and the right to bank up to 80 hours...

05.18.2016


NEW YORK – In response to the Labor Department’s announcement of new eligibility rules that allow millions to access pay for overtime, the Fair Workweek Initiative applauded the administration and said the victory underlines the growing power of a...

05.12.2016

WASHINGTON – Today, Hillary Clinton took a bold step by declaring she would aim to increase diversity at the Federal Reserve and remove private bankers from the Fed's governing boards. 

Her statement came in response to ...

05.12.2016

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and U.S. Representative John Conyers (D-MI) Thursday released a letter signed by 116 Members of the House of Representatives and 11 senators urging...

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