Congress should reauthorize the Elder Justice Act (EJA). It should fully fund the EJA and other programs that address elder abuse.
Policymakers should establish and enforce uniform standards to safeguard the integrity of the electoral process.
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.
A variety of government policies and employer practices safeguard the rights of workers to fair treatment, safety in the workplace, and a measure of financial security.
All levels of government have developed standards and guidance to ensure fair employment practices. They address wages, working conditions, and other aspects of work.
Promote transparency—proper accountability and oversight of government spending requires a transparent budget process negotiated by elected off
Protect people from discrimination—freedom from discrimination is a fundamental right.
Policymakers should enact and update public financing systems for elections. This includes increasing matching funds, particularly for small donations.
Maintaining trust and confidence in the government requires strong democratic processes and government institutions.