Qualified voters should not be excluded from voting because of:
State and local policymakers should:
Legislative and regulatory meetings and procedures should promote public participation, be fair, and ensure accountability.
Governments should create and enforce strong ethical standards for government officials. These standards should promote honesty, integrity, and transparency.
Nominees and appointees should be qualified for their chosen roles. They should be committed to the enforcement of the laws they administer or interpret.
Governments should require full and timely disclosures of lobbying activities and expenditures. Restrictions should include provisions such as limits on gifts.
Servicers should be required to provide loss mitigation options to HECM borrowers.
Policymakers should expand access to affordable small-business government-guaranteed loans, including those from the Small Business Administration.
Merchants should offer their customers a choice of payment methods to ensure that their products and services are widely available.