Policymakers should expand opportunities for people to volunteer in their communities. This includes older adults and people with disabilities.
Public retirement systems should establish a maximum vesting period of five years for DB plans and one year for employers’ matching contr
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.
Qualified candidates should receive free or significantly discounted media advertisements. They should also receive reduced postage for mailings.
Governments should set and strictly enforce limits on individual donations to campaigns.
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.
States should create a transparent and nonpartisan redistricting process.
Policymakers should establish and enforce uniform standards to safeguard the integrity of the electoral process.