Higher levels of government should provide adequate resources when mandating functions to lower levels of government.
Services should be implemented and operated by the level of government that can most appropriately and efficiently deliver them.
Policymakers should establish and enforce uniform standards to safeguard the integrity of the electoral process.
States should expand laws on durable powers of attorney to:
States should codify, simplify, and clarify trust laws. They should model them on the Uniform Trust Code.
States should create a transparent and nonpartisan redistricting process.
Policymakers should simplify the settling of estates in probate. The process should be expedited. Cost should also be reduced.
Qualified candidates should receive free or significantly discounted media advertisements. They should also receive reduced postage for mailings.
Policymakers should strengthen federal and state laws that protect against age discrimination. They should ensure victims have adequate remedies, including monetary damages.
Federal, state, and local governments should maintain substantial penalties for violations of campaign finance laws.