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Chicken Little in the Voting Booth: The Non-Existent Problem of Non-Citizen "Voter Fraud"

The latest fact sheet from the Immigration Policy Center summarizes years of research from the Brennan Center, Project Vote, The New York Times, and other sources, which prove that voter ID is a "solution" in search of a problem.

The Latino Vote in the 2010 Elections

This Pew Hispanic Center report finds that, despite big top-of-the-ticket wins in 2010 for Republican Latino candidates, Democrats still won the Latino vote, often by wide margins.

A Citizen's Guide to Redistricting

This guide from the Brennan Center provides citizens with the knowledge and tools they need to get involved with this round of redistricting, and to work towards continuing reform in the decades to come.

The Disproportionate Impact of Photo-ID Laws on the Minority Electorate

This study updates previous academic research on the issue by including the 2008 dataset of registered voters and find that minority and foreign-born voters are less likely to have a valid photo-ID.

Voting System Scorecard: Are states serving the rising electorate?

This detailed 50-state scorecard from Rock The Vote ranks evaluated state voting laws with an on a 21-point scale that aims to assess how well states are serving young voters in three categories: voter registration, ease of casting a ballot, and encouraging young voter participation.

Release: Bipartisan Group Of Over 270 State Legislators from 44 States Announces Solidarity With “Wisconsin Fourteen”

On February 25, 2011, a bipartisan group of over 270 state legislators representing 44 states voicing their solidarity with the “Wisconsin Fourteen” state senators and urging them to stand firm in their fight.

Federal Recovery Efforts Saved 8.5 Million Jobs, Stopped Depression

When big bank speculation crashed the economy, millions were driven into unemployment.  But, according to a new study by two leading economists, the combination of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) loans to banks, loosening of the money supply, and federal stimulus funds for states and individuals, helped stop a far worse potential full-out Depression that would have left an additional 8.5 million Americans without jobs on top of the 8 million who have lost their jobs since the recession started-- what would have been a nearly doubling of the job loss due to the economic crisis.

Unemployment Insurance Extension Filibuster Worsens Economic Pain

The country is still reeling from the effects of the downturn.  Though the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) has undoubtedly benefited the economy, there are still 15 million Americans out of work.

PSN on GRITtv: Beyond SB 1070: Immigration Bills and the States


Suman Raghunathan, PSN's Immigration Policy Specialist, joined State Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (AZ) and Laura Flanders of GRITtv to discuss how progressive state legislators across the nation are fighting back against draconian right-wing anti-immigrant legislation, and advancing common-sense immigration solutions on both the state and federal level.