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5 Discussions That Shaped the Justice Reform Movement in 2020

While more must be done to shrink the footprint of the U.S. criminal justice system, the national dialogue around reform during summer 2020 has inspired transformative ideas and tangible policies that can be built on moving forward.

RELEASE: New Report Outlines Federal and State Policy Agenda To Protect and Expand Abortion Rights

Washington, D.C. — Increasingly over the past several years, states have signed hundreds of abortion bans and restrictions into law, undermining abortion rights and exacerbating inequities in access to abortion care. Yet a new administration and Congress, who were elected to office campaigning in support of abortion rights, have the opportunity to reverse this trend. Today, the Women's...

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Maine Needs the American Rescue Plan

The COVID-19 pandemic and resultant economic recession are still wreaking havoc on Maine communities. President Biden and Congress must act boldly to ensure that working-class Mainers are able to weather the storm.

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Strategies To Build Worker Power in Maine

Maine policymakers can improve the state’s economy and democracy by enacting these 10 recommendations to build worker power.

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A How-To Guide for Strengthening State and Local Prevailing Wage Laws

This report provides a road map for state and local policymakers working to create or strengthen prevailing wage laws, explains core features of prevailing wage legislation, and lifts up existing best practices from around the county.

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Raising the Bar

States and cities can set minimum compensation standards for private sector employees that reference prevailing wage and benefit rates.

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The Facts on State and Local Elections

State and local elected officials are the key to ensuring that significant reforms are made to the criminal justice system.