Policymakers should expand opportunities for people to volunteer in their communities. This includes older adults and people with disabilities.
Maintaining trust and confidence in the government requires strong democratic processes and government institutions.
The landscape of campaign finance has changed dramatically in the past decade.
Policymakers should enact and update public financing systems for elections. This includes increasing matching funds, particularly for small donations.
Qualified candidates should receive free or significantly discounted media advertisements. They should also receive reduced postage for mailings.
Governments should set and strictly enforce limits on individual donations to campaigns.
Federal, state, and local governments should maintain substantial penalties for violations of campaign finance laws.
Policymakers should expand disclosure requirements for all funds spent on elections or ballot initiatives. This includes identifying
U.S. House members and state representatives are elected by district.