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