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Tag Archives: public policy
The Money Bail Debate & Why We Need Reform
Changes to money bail policies have proliferated over the past few years. Here’s what they mean and why they matter.
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.
A Big (and Needed) Boost to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
The Biden administration announced a historic increase to SNAP. Here’s what that means.
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.
An Explainer on the American Families Plan’s Pay-fors (with Charts)
How the White House proposes we pay for massive investments in child care, education, paid family leave, and more.
Illinois’ Local Government Tangle
A case study of local governments in Illinois.