Committee for Safe and Secure Elections
The Committee for Safe and Secure Elections features cross-partisan experts in election administration and law enforcement who aim to support policies and practices that protect election workers and voters from violence, threats, and intimidation. The Committee also works to build relationships and trust between election officials and law enforcement to better equip both to prevent and respond to threats and violence against voters and election workers. It is supported by the Brennan Center for Justice, the Elections Group, Protect Democracy and the R Street Institute.
Green Scissors is produced by Friends of the Earth, Taxpayers for Common Sense, R Street Institute, U.S. PIRG and Environment America to highlight and end wasteful and environmentally harmful federal spending. This diverse coalition of environmental, taxpayer and free-market groups has come together to show how the government can save billions of tax dollars and improve our environment.
ITC Policy Project
The goal of the ITC Policy Project is to provide data and analysis that will improve debate over the International Trade Commission’s proper place in the patent system by helping people better understand the issues and questions surrounding that debate.
LegBranch is the hub for the congressional reform movement. It’s a transpartisan space to discuss what’s working in our national legislature, what’s not, and how we can fix it.
Making Space Initiative
The Making Space Initiative, launched in October 2020, aims to increase representation and encourage a diversity of experts on cyber-policy related panels––individuals who do not often receive enough public recognition for their work and its impact.
The CyberBase, a project of the Making Space Initiative launched in October 2021, is an online database for Black professionals in the cybersecurity field.
Safer from Harm Coalition
The Safer from Harm Coalition brings together a diverse network of organizations and individuals dedicated to advancing all forms of harm reduction in public policy. The R Street Institute believes that health policy grounded in harm reduction has the potential to drastically reduce the negative consequences associated with various behaviors, both legal and illegal. Therefore, we embrace and promote all areas of harm reduction, including: cannabis, tobacco, alcohol, drugs and sexual health.
Members of Congress take countless votes every year, many of which add new spending.
Spending Tracker automatically aggregates the new spending contained in each bill, according to official estimates, to create each member of Congress’s total “number” based on what they have voted for.
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