Releases and Advisories

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...

04.29.2016


NEW YORK – Rights & Democracy and Center for Popular Democracy applauded the passage of automatic voter registration in Vermont, the fourth state in...

04.22.2016


NEW YORK – New Virginia Majority and the Center for Popular Democracy applauded Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe for restoring the...

04.22.2016


NEW YORK – Make The Road Pennsylvania (MRPA) and Center for Popular Democracy (CPD) applauded Bernie Sanders for reiterating his opposition to family detention and supporting the shutdown of the Berks Country Family Detention Center, which has come...

4.18.2016


WASHINGTON, DC  – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument on President Obama’s deferred action initiatives, DAPA and extended DACA. The justices heard arguments defending DAPA’s legal standing while outside Center for Popular Democracy joined...

04.19.2016

A petition organized by a national coalition of homeowner advocates and progressive organizations at DontSellourHomesToWallStreet.org reached 110,000 signatures today, urging Secretary...

04.18.2016


NEW YORK – The Center for Popular Democracy (CPD) commended the Democracy Awakening, a mass mobilization in Washington, DC representing labor, civil rights, the environment, democracy, students, racial and economic justice organizations and people from...

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