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Policy Statements

Build a Just Economy: Make Our Tax System Fair

July 18, 2012

Bend the Arc believes that building a just America requires that all those who have been blessed to share in the opportunities of our nation have a responsibility to share in its burdens. Allowing the temporary tax cuts to sunset, for all those making over $250,000 per year, is an important step in assuring that both the opportunities and responsibilities of America are shared by all.

Bend the Arc Position on Proposition 28 (June 2012)

May 29, 2012

Bend the Arc suports California's Proposition 28 to limit legislators' terms in office, a reform that would reform the term limit regime that has impaired the functioning of California’s legislature. 

Press Releases

New California Voter Registration Law a Huge Win for Our Democracy

October 12, 2015

Following the announcement that California will automatically register all eligible voters unless they opt out, Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc, issued the following statement.

Bend the Arc: Alabama's Plot to Disenfranchise African-American Voters Cannot Stand

October 7, 2015

Following the state of Alabama’s announcement that it will be closing 31 offices that issue the state IDs necessary to vote in predominantly African-American jurisdictions, Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc, issued the following statement:

Bend the Arc: Our Country Must Rehabilitate Our Criminal Justice System From One That Is Punitive To One That Is Rehabilitative. This Bill Will Help Get Us There.

October 1, 2015

Following the introduction of the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act in the Senate today, Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice, issued the following statement: