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  • Deciding Who Drives

    U.S. citizens and lawful immigrants can routinely obtain and renew driver’s licenses, and some states have decided to allow unauthorized immigrants to do so as well. As of the summer of 2015, 10 states—California, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Maryland, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Vermont, and Washington—and the District of Columbia issue driver’s licenses to this... Read More

  • From Pew: New Research on Retirement Plans

    Over the last three decades, the U.S. private sector retirement system has undergone significant change. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, between 1980 and 2014 the proportion of private sector employees enrolled in defined benefit pension plans decreased from 38 percent to 16 percent. At the same time, participation in employer-sponsored 401(k) plans and individual retirement accounts... Read More

  • A State-by-State Analysis of Voter List Availability

    Although most of the data included in statewide voter registration lists is considered public information, laws determining who can acquire the lists and the costs to obtain them vary by state. The United States Elections Project recently conducted an analysis of the availability, data included, layout, price, and ordering information for voter lists from all 50 states and the District of... Read More

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