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
Qualified voters should not be excluded from voting because of:
State and local policymakers should:
Legislative and regulatory meetings and procedures should promote public participation, be fair, and ensure accountability.
Governments should create and enforce ethical standards for government officials. These standards should protect against conflicts of interest.
Nominees and appointees should be qualified for their chosen roles.
Governments should require full and timely disclosures of lobbying activities and expenditures.