States should require that home improvement contractors be licensed, insured, and bonded.
States should require written home improvement contracts and specify required and prohibited contract provisions.
States should put in place criminal and civil penalties.
States should ensure consumers have adequate redress in the event of fraud.
Policymakers and the private sector should support the ability of people of all ages, ability levels, and backgrounds to travel.
Travel should be safe, including during declared public health crises. During such times, travel providers should be required to put in place and publicize safety protocols.
Travel should include consumer protections, including transparent pricing and access to redress.
Public retirement systems should establish a maximum vesting period of five years for DB plans and one year for employers’ matching contributions to defined contribution or hybrid plans.
States and localities should move toward full funding of their retirement systems.
Policymakers should enact and update public financing systems for elections. This includes increasing matching funds, particularly for small donations.
Policymakers should encourage and promote maximum participation in the electoral process.