February 24, 2021 Press Releases

Stand Up America Joins 45 Organizations In Endorsing Call for Lower Court Expansion That Goes Beyond Judicial Conference Recommendations

In advance of Wednesday’s House Judiciary Subcommittee hearing on the need for new judgeships, 21 additional organizations endorsed a letter calling for Congress to add judgeships at the circuit and district court level and to go beyond recommendations from the Judicial Conference, joining more than two-dozen organizations who announced their support for robust lower court expansion in December of 2020.

February 23, 2021 Press Releases

Let NY Vote Coalition Announces 2021 Priorities For New York State

After major voting rights victories in previous years, including passing automatic voter registration and early voting, the coalition will continue focusing on reforms that will empower New York voters, especially those from traditionally marginalized communities. These reforms include policy changes that are vital to improving election administration by avoiding long lines at polling places, reducing voter confusion, eliminating unnecessary barriers to registration, and ensuring that every New Yorker has an equal opportunity to cast their ballot.

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