Americans’ civil liberties are in danger if Congress does not ensure that ordinary people can hold state and federal officials accountable for wrongdoing.
In the next several months, Congress is poised to pass the For the People Act, transformative democracy reform legislation.
The Biden-Harris administration should have staff in the White House who are specifically focused on strengthening American democracy.
The census data that the U.S. government and economy depend on may be in danger—unless the incoming Biden administration acts quickly to fix them.
The Biden administration can immediately act to begin renewing the federal government’s work to reform civil and criminal justice systems.
In-person polling locations will help preserve Americans’ access to the ballot box.
The recent actions by U.S. Department of Homeland Security personnel on the streets of Portland, Oregon, and across the country raise significant concerns about a department out of control.
Making Washington, D.C., a state would end more than 200 years of disenfranchisement for the Americans who call it home.
The U.S. government has long been a catalyst for innovation through federal funding and support, but it needs to be more inclusive of Black researchers and inventors.
Cities have an important role in helping to ensure that during the coronavirus pandemic, Americans can make their voices heard in the upcoming election cycle.
The next attorney general has a daunting task to rebuild the U.S. Department of Justice; this report contains recommendations from former DOJ officials who served in multiple administrations on how to start that important work.
All Americans should have access to online and same-day voter registration.
The Trump administration’s controversial removal of several inspectors general during the coronavirus pandemic signals a new front in its attack on oversight.
As state leaders try to expand programs that would provide child care, education, and other support for families with children, the politics of gerrymandering stand in their way.
States Should Embrace Vote by Mail and Early Voting To Protect Higher-Risk Populations From Coronavirus
By failing to adopt commonsense measures to fortify elections against the coronavirus pandemic, lawmakers put countless lives at risk.