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The dominating influence of large political donors shapes elections from beginning to end – from an individual’s decision to run for office, to a candidate’s...

Feb 1, 2018 Blog Post
The Need to Restore Balance to Democracy by Empowering Small Donors

The dominance of large contributors over every aspect of the political process – from decisions regarding which candidates run for office to the ability of...

Feb 1, 2018 Report
Matching Program for Small Contributions Delivers Promising Results

The Fair Elections law adopted in Montgomery County, Maryland, provides candidates for county-level positions with matching funds if they agree to accept contributions only from...

Jan 29, 2018 Report

Especially when more and more political involvement takes place online, online comments to the FCC on net neutrality should have been thoroughly vetted and...

Jan 9, 2018 Blog Post

Real tax filing simplification wouldn’t look like a postcard. Measures such as electronic filing and pre-prepared returns would do much more save Americans time, money...

Dec 28, 2017 Blog Post

My home state has spent the last five years as a laboratory test for the kinds of tax policies being considered at the federal level...

Nov 20, 2017 Blog Post

Allowing residents to vote by mail, along with a host of other good practices, helps increase voter turnout and improve democracy.

Nov 3, 2017 Blog Post

President Trump’s tax plan, released in September, includes a promise to simplify the tax code. The U.S. tax system is uniquely complex with its plentiful...

Oct 23, 2017 Blog Post

While reforming commuter benefits at the federal level should be the end goal, the best place to start addressing commuter parking may be in the...

Sep 14, 2017 Blog Post

Last week, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt unveiled an idea for a Top 10 list that is sure to create controversy: a new ranking intended to...

Aug 4, 2017 Blog Post

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