The Brennan Center for Justice submitted a letter to members of the U.S. House of Representatives urging them to oppose a bill that would terminate the Election Assistance Commission and end the presidential public financing system.
Lawrence Norden submits testimony for the Committee on House Administration's hearing "The 2010 Election: A Look at What Went Right and Wrong." Mr. Norden's testimony focused on the need to modernize our voter registration system and improve our ability to track voting machine failures.
This joint report outlines 11 executive actions Gov. Andrew Cuomo can take to open up New York State government, increase the accountability of state agencies and reduce barriers to voting. The orders are centered on the basic goal of empowering the citizenry with more and better information about what its government is doing, and how it is spending tax payer dollars.