Changes to money bail policies have proliferated over the past few years. Here’s what they mean and why they matter.
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Eliminating State Income Tax & Why That’s a Stupid Idea
Several Republican candidates for Georgia governor have proposed abolishing the state’s income tax. Here’s why this is obviously stupid.
Vacant Senate Seats & How They’re Filled
Depending on the state, a vacant U.S. Senate seat could be filled via appointment or special election. Here’s why that matters.
OK Fine, Let’s Talk About the Vaccine Mandates
Putting the new vaccine mandates in context.
Policy Grab Bag: 3 Ways to Make Our Democracy More Representative
Three changes we can make to improve the way our democracy reflects the people: ranked choice voting, multi-member districts, and a national popular vote for president.
What Joe Manchin Wants To Do About Voting
A look at Sen. Manchin’s memo on voting and election legislation, and why Democrats should consider it.
Food for Thought: One Way Cities Can Improve Their Food Systems
The urban food landscape is disorganized and unequal. Cities can take a more direct approach in addressing this by instituting a department of food.
Why We Need to Boost SNAP in the Next Stimulus Package
Details on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and its place in the next stimulus bill.
A Refresher on Postal Banking
What’s postal banking, and how could it address income inequality?
The USPS & How It Fits into Stimulus Talks
The Postal Service faces a few simultaneous crises. How does it fit into the stimulus negotiations?