Policymakers should retain estate and inheritance taxes as important components of our tax structure.
Federal and state estate and inheritance taxes should affect only the largest transfers.
When considering bond financing, state and local policymakers should:
Food and nutrition programs should have adequate funding to engage in robust outreach efforts.
Policymakers should use effective, evidence-based assessment models to identify at-risk drivers of all ages. They should receive counseling or referrals, and appropriate action should be taken.
Policymakers should enact and update public financing systems for elections. This includes increasing matching funds, particularly for small donations.
These principles provide a framework for key components of low-income assistance, including income and nutrition assistance programs, access to social supports, and access to basic necessities.
Policymakers should maximize voter registration, including through automatic voter registration systems. They should build easy-to-use online voter registration systems.
Policymakers should increase food benefits and expand eligibility for food programs.
Policymakers should prohibit ID requirements that discourage or prevent citizens from voting.