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The FCC’s Proposal to Cap Broadband Funding Would Leave Millions of Americans Without Internet Access

Universal service is the principle that all Americans, regardless of location or income, deserve ubiquitous and affordable access to communications services, which have become integral to our lives. Communications services allow us to connect with friends, family, employers, schools, government institutions, and ultimately participate in our democracy.

Wrong on So Many Levels: Why Citizenship Data Will Damage Voting Maps

The Trump Administration has not given up using citizenship data to rig the census, it is just taking a new approach.

REACTION: Democrat, Republican leaders criticize Supreme Court for partisan gerrymandering ruling

The Supreme Court decided it would let partisan gerrymandering go unchecked. But the courts aren’t the only path to fair districts. Leaders on both sides of the aisle are chiming in on the issue, and calling out the Supreme Court for its historically bad decision.

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