Federal and state laws should prohibit maximum hiring ages and mandatory retirement ages for all workers. This should include public-safety employees.
Businesses that bid on federal, state, and local contracts should be required to report any complaints and determinations of unlawful and unfair practices.
Governments should avoid enacting laws that are inconsistent with U.S. Supreme Court precedent on takings.
Public and private employers should provide more flexible work options.
Public and private employers should offer phased-retirement programs and retiree reemployment programs that encourage employees to stay in the workforce beyond the time they
A variety of criteria should be used when evaluating proposals to stimulate the economy:
Relief packages for people facing hardships due to economic downturns should be temporary and well-targeted.
The debate over immigration to the U.S.
Policymakers should enact and update public financing systems for elections. This includes increasing matching funds, particularly for small donations.
Federal, state, and local governments should maintain substantial penalties for violations of campaign finance laws.