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Civil Rights News: VAWA Passes in Senate; Voter Registration Needs to be Modernized; Obama’s State of the Union Emphasizes the Middle Class

Compiled by Emily Van Dusen, a Spring 2013 intern at The Leadership Conference Education Fund Domestic Violence Bill Passes Senate: Is GOP Chastened by Election 2012? David Grant Christian Science Monitor With yesterday’s passage of the Violence Against Women Act … Continue reading

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Resources and Reports: Minimum Wage; Low-Wage Workers; The Cost of Voter ID; Ballot Reform; For-Profit Schools

Compiled by Rachel Barr National Employment Law Projects’ new report, “Big Business, Corporate Profits, and the Minimum Wage,” finds that, in most cases, the lowest-paid workers in the United States are employed by large companies instead of small businesses. It … Continue reading

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