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Risking Public Money: New York Charter School Fraud

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Sixteen years following the passage of New York’s Charter School Act, the number of charter schools in New York has grown dramatically. Over the last 10 years, charter...

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Amazon Not Happy with Seattle’s New Compromise Head Tax

Amazon Not Happy with Seattle’s New Compromise Head Tax

An open letter May 14 to the city of Seattle from about 55 elected leaders—some from cities on Amazon’s short list for HQ2—rebuked Amazon for its tactics and its opposition to the tax proposal. “...

Bloomberg | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials

Face to Face With the Fed, Workers Ask for More Help

New York Times - November 14, 2014, by Binyamin Appelbaum - Jean Andre traveled from...

Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

"You can save my life - remember this conversation": Father with ALS confronts Senator Jeff Flake on flight from DC to Arizona over tax bill*

A terminally-ill father suffering Lou Gehrig's disease shared his personal story with Sen. Jeff Flake with the ambition to make an influence on his stance of the GOP tax reform bill.

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Daily Mail | Civic Engagement
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Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s Challenger Has a Chance

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Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s Challenger Has a Chance

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During the presidential...

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One Word Could Be Worth a Million Jobs

One Word Could Be Worth a Million Jobs

Supporting a strong job market is a big part of the U.S. Federal Reserve's mandate. Fed officials, though, interpret that goal differently than most observers do. For the economy's sake, Congress...

Bloomberg | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
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Under Trump, local governments become activists

Under Trump, local governments become activists

Christine Knapp had been on maternity leave for nearly three months, but on Wednesday the director of the mayor’s Office of Sustainability hoisted a diaper bag on her shoulder, packed her 11-week-...

The Philidelphia Inquirer | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials

Jersey City Could Be Next To Guarantee Workers Paid Sick Days

ThinkProgress - September 4, 2013, by Bryce Covert - Jersey City, NJ Mayor Steven Fulop (D) is pushing a bill that would require most businesses to offer workers paid sick days. Employers with 10...

Families, Lawmakers to Speak at Rally in Washington, DC on Six-Month Anniversary of Hurricane María

“Protesters will gather for a rally at the headquarters of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and then march towards several congressional offices to voice their demands. The event is...

NPR Latino USA | Civic Engagement

Ciudanía en Nueva York – Importancia de las Cooperativas de Trabajo

Comunidad Y Trabajadores Unidos - July 15, 2014 - El debate sobre los derechos de migrantes parece estar tan polarizado y por eso no vimos mucho progreso en la reforma migratoria ni en asegurar...

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