How to talk about budgets and taxes: Swing voters believe 42 cents of every state tax dollar is wasted, and 37 cents is wasted on the local level. At the same time, they don’t want programs cut and believe that taxes and budgets are rigged to favor the rich. Click here to read how progressives should frame these difficult issues.
Teen dating violence: About one in ten adolescents report being the victims of dating violence. About 40 percent of the violence occurs on school grounds. At least 15 states have passed teen dating violence laws. You can learn about the issue here.