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Polls show strong support for an initiative there. And it’s on the ballot in Oregon and Alaska, too.
The failures, though painful, might force both Republicans and the Obama administration to compromise.
Public interest organizations say deregulating phone service providers will hurt communities of color, but major civil rights groups are still in favor.
As the company moves to Internet-based telephone service, it’s looking to shed regulatory obligations that benefit low-income Americans.
City officials say social impact bonds are a smart way to raise revenue. But government watchdogs worry about creeping corporate influence.
Your security’s a joke (and you’re the butt of it).
Legislators who are leaving the corporate front group ALEC deserve applause.
Her firm, SKD Knickerbocker, sells its perceived access to the White House, while lobbying for corporate tax breaks and for-profit colleges.
Finding the right “frame” will not magically change people’s attitudes about government. We must speaks to--and act on--our common goals.
By giving people a direct voice in shaping regulations, we can make agencies more responsive and accountable, and give citizens a direct stake in policy-making.
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