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What state did for Ohio families with tax revenue is not good enough. High quality childhood education benefits children. The state should spend more budget on child care, home visiting, kinship care, and child support administration.
Seattle Ordinance 126035 (“Clean Campaigns Acts”) related to campaign finance regulations. The ordinance limits contributions to independent expenditure committees (CB 119730); prohibits contributions by foreign-influenced corporations (CB 119731); and requires greater transparency in political advertising (CB 119732).
\"The following is a framework that seeks to draw out what “prosecutor organizing” looks like with an abolitionist lens. The first section outlines principles to hold us accountable to each other, so that there is shared agreement about what abolition means in organizing around prosecutors. The second section is a resource for organizers looking to put these principles into practice in their local prosecutor organizing campaigns.\"
Local governments are on the front lines of our nation’s response to the combined public health and economic crisis created by COVID-19. Local leaders are being forced to adapt to new realities in an environment where the individuals, families, businesses, and civic organizations within their community are under extreme stress. This book is broken down into three phases for action: from the immediate steps your community should be taking to the mid-range tactics to the long-term action items on issues like food supply, housing, health care, transportation, or just basic community commerce. Community leaders have to address these problems in real time, under stress, with limited outside assistance. To prepare the ground for recovery, we are now forced to innovate.
Energy is necessary for human survival and prosperity. We rely on energy for many functions that were once considered conveniences but are now integral to the health, economic, and social well-being of individuals, households, and communities in the 21st century. We use energy in countless ways every day: heating and cooling our homes; accessing the internet; powering our computers, cell phones, home appliances, and lights; and increasingly, new uses such as charging cars. Energy is a key contributing factor to the social determinants of health. It is integral to providing a healthy community environment by minimizing air and water pollution, influencing healthier housing conditions, and improving economic prosperity with added clean energy jobs and affordable energy options.