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Summary:
This ordinance creates a protective zone within 160 feet of health clinics for patients to be allowed entry and exit without obstruction. Additionally, this ordinance will prevent anyone from actively...
Subject:
Reproductive Health, Contraception, Abortion, Pregnancy
Year:
2014
Source:
Madison City Council
Summary:
This bill requires paid sick time for all employees working in the City of Newark. An employee accrues one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked. The bill specifies the number of annual paid sick...
Subject:
Wages and Compensation
Year:
2014
Source:
Newark City Council
Summary:
This ordinance establishes land and buildings as different classes of property and establishes a procedure to tax building values at lower rates than land values. It also ensures availability of full public...
Subject:
Taxation - Property, Taxation - Property, Taxation - Property
Year:
2014
Source:
ALICE
Summary:
This report contains hundreds of specific policy reforms spanning eight broad areas of local government policy and responsibility: economic development and job creation; infrastructure; municipal revenue;...
Subject:
Access to Services, Subsidies - Tax Expenditures, Housing and Property, Early Childhood Education, Buildings - Energy Efficiency, Government Contracts and Procurement, Public Health, Immigration Enforcement, Roads and Vehicles, Job and Workplace Standards, Policing, Maternity and Family Leave, Taxation - Property, Voter Registration
Year:
2014
Source:
COWS
Summary:
This policy brief explores public-private partnerships (P3s), a financing arrangement that enables state and local governments to use private capital to finance public projects. This brief includes a set of...
Subject:
Public-Private Partnerships
Year:
2014
Source:
In the Public Interest
Summary:
Our assessment of the research evidence indicates that minimum wage mandates raise the incomes of low-wage workers and their families, and that the costs to businesses are absorbed largely by reduced...
Subject:
Wages and Compensation
Year:
2014
Source:
Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, UC Berkeley
Summary:
This policy brief presents the most significant evidence-based critique of ostensibly “colorblind” education policies by highlighting their relationship to past and present racial/ethnic inequality and their...
Subject:
Curriculum and Programming, K-12 Education
Year:
2014
Source:
National Education Policy Center
Summary:
This report examines the net-negative effect that outsourcing public services has on communities if there is a lack of real innovation that leads to greater efficiency or higher quality. Contracting often...
Subject:
Government Contracts and Procurement
Year:
2014
Source:
Colorado Center for Policy Studies
Summary:
This ordinance prohibits any person, group of persons and/or association from engaging in picketing focused on and taking place in front of or next to a particular residence, without the express prior...
Subject:
Contraception, Abortion, Pregnancy, Civil Liberties
Year:
2013
Source:
Bernalillo Board of County Commissioners
Summary:
The ordinance requires the City to annually disclose energy and water use in all its facilities for the previous calendar year. All large and medium buildings or groups of buildings are required to report...
Subject:
Reports and Disclosure, Buildings - Energy Efficiency, Buildings - Energy Efficiency
Year:
2013
Source:
Boston City Council