Defined-contribution plan account holders should have to obtain written spousal consent to take payment from the account in a form other than a
Policymakers should establish and enforce uniform standards to safeguard the integrity of the electoral process.
U.S. House members and state representatives are elected by district.
States should create a transparent and nonpartisan redistricting process.
Qualified candidates should receive free or significantly discounted media advertisements. They should also receive reduced postage for mailings.
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.
Policymakers should enact and update public financing systems for elections. This includes increasing matching funds, particularly for small donations.
Policymakers should expand opportunities for people to volunteer in their communities. This includes older adults and people with disabilities.
Social Security benefits are paid through a self-financing system.