New Survey, Co-Conducted by CKI, Shows Changing Attitudes About Hiring Ex-Offenders

An unprecedented nationwide survey, conducted by The Charles Koch Institute and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), found more than 80 percent of those surveyed were open to hiring and working alongside ex-offenders. “The key to reducing recidivism and improving public safety is finding employment for people. If individuals with a criminal record can be considered for employment …

Americans for Prosperity Calls on Republicans, Democrats to Stop Overspending

Americans for Prosperity has launched a six-figure campaign holding accountable 10 Republicans and seven Democrats for supporting the massive omnibus spending bill that added $400 billion in government spending over a two-year period. “It’s time to take a hard look at what lawmakers say, and what they actually do when it comes to reining in …

Concerned Veterans for America Celebrates Senate Passage of Bipartisan VA Reform Bill

Concerned Veterans for America, which has long advocated for substantial health care reforms in the Department of Veterans Affairs, applauded a major win in the Senate. On May 23, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle voted to pass the VA MISSION Act of 2018 — a significant step in stabilizing and reforming the VA’s …

Bipartisan Work in New Jersey Breaking Barriers for Hair-braiders

For 17 years, one New Jersey woman has been petitioning her state government to seek relief from occupational licensing requirements for braiding hair. With the help of Americans for Prosperity – New Jersey, hair-braiders like her are finally seeing progress. Americans for Prosperity State Director Erica Jedynak, in partnership with the Institute for Justice, has …