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August 20, 2018

Economic Dignity Ohio

Advocates Push Regulators To Stop AT&T’s Plan To Drop Ohio Lifeline Program

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the Ohio Poverty Law Center and the Alliance for Retired Americans are among those defending the Lifeline program, which offers a …

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August 19, 2018

Colorado

A bastion of student data privacy, Colorado yields a bit to demands for more openness

“In this latest release, we were very pleased to be able to see how kids are making progress,” said Van Schoales, executive director of A Plus Colorado, an education reform …

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August 17, 2018

Voting Rights/Demoracy California

San Jose lawmakers go through police paces as use-of-force bill looms

It appeared that SJPD’s touted invitation to school legislators about its use-of-force training, in the backdrop of AB 931, a landmark police reform bill making its way through the state …

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August 17, 2018

Voting Rights/Demoracy Florida, Georgia

Groups push back against efforts to disenfranchise voters of color in Florida and Georgia

The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia sent a letterTuesday to the Board of Elections and Registration in Randolph County, Georgia, which complained the county’s recent proposal to close seven of …

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August 17, 2018

Voting Rights/Demoracy Florida

Florida Lawsuit Seeks Bilingual Ballots for Puerto Ricans Who Fled Hurricane Maria

At a time when Puerto Rican U.S. citizens are still reeling from the damage of Hurricane Maria and the fiscal crisis on the island, and are seeking to establish community throughout Florida, …

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August 17, 2018

Economic Dignity, Voting Rights/Demoracy Ohio

Advocates For Low-Income Ohioans Call On Regulators To Hang Up On AT&T’s Plan To Leave Lifeline

The NAACP, the Ohio Poverty Law Center, and the Alliance for Retired Americans are among those defending the Lifeline program, which offers a credit that covers a quarter of the …

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