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Michigan need to improve healthcare, education, public health, immigration regulation, families, childcare, worker skills, employment, and wages. The report explains the problems and gives recommendation to each of them.Year: 2019•State: Michigan•Type: Policy Brief or Report•Source: Michigan League For Public Policy•Policy: Employment, Health, Family, Public Safety, Education, Immigration, Childcare, , Food
Ohio spends too much on keeping people in prison, with most of them not having committed a violent crime and many with only drug offenses. Diverting Ohioans from incarceration and instead instead into community centers will save money and give people better chance to participate in work and family life.Year: 2018•State: Ohio•Type: Constitutional Amendment•Source: Policy Matters Ohio•Policy:
To jail people who violate probation without committing a crime has a negative cost on society. Keeping them in prison is costly, waste resources, and harmful to the economy. The report states that for certain issues, people should stay in community treatment instead of prison, making them healthier, employable, and it helps avoid new crime.Year: 2018•State: Ohio•Type: Policy Brief or Report•Source: Policy Matters Ohio•Policy:
Outdated workplace policies have failed to keep pace with the demands on today's workforce, limiting our economic growth.Year: 2017•State: All States•Type: Fact Sheet or Infographic•Source: SiXAction•Policy: Education, Civil Rights, Wages and Benefits, Public Finance and Investment, Children and Families, Job Quality, Land Use, Housing, Safety and Justice, Health, Environment, Race, Sex and Social Equality, Women’s Health, Energy, Democracy, , Children and Families
America is a nation founded on the ideal that all of us are created equal. This ideal should hold true at home and at work. Paying people fairly for the work they do should not depend on gender or race. America is falling short of this ideal across all sectors of the economy.Year: 2016•State: All States•Type: Policy Brief or Report•Source: SiXAction•Policy: Race, Sex and Social Equality, Civil Rights, Job Quality,
Ohio's labor and employment laws does not apply well to transportation companies and drivers. The law needs to be improved by adding exemption and taxation details, such as safety regulation and sales-tax collection by industry.Year: 2015•State: Ohio•Type: Policy Brief or Report•Source: Policy Matters Ohio•Policy:
Gathering information about the economic and social health of your community is an essential first step in launching any type of advocacy campaign, social enterprise or venture. Data helps you understand the needs of your neighborhood, helping to ensure that your advocacy efforts are tailored to the real challenges of the community and not the assumed needs.Year: 2011•State: Ohio•Type: Policy Brief or Report•Source: Policy Matters Ohio•Policy: