Federal and state laws should prohibit maximum hiring ages and mandatory retirement ages for all workers. This should include public-safety employees.
Businesses that bid on federal, state, and local contracts should be required to report any complaints and determinations of unlawful and unfair practices.
Congress should mandate the use of the Supplemental Poverty MeasureA method for measuring povert
Policymakers should establish and enforce uniform standards to safeguard the integrity of the electoral process.
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 explore new, more consumer-centered systems for providing low-income assistance.
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.
The federal government should require state CSBG and SSBG officials to consult with state and local agencies and organizations representi