Today, Oklahoma became the first state to expand Medicaid coverage during this pandemic. In the midst of COVID-19, voters passed Measure 802, making Oklahoma the 37th state to expand Medicaid coverage for those who need it most.
Welcome to the all-new Ballot Initiative Strategy Center website! After months of planning and development, we’re proud to present you with not only a fresh new look, but also a hub for ballot initiative information.
Ballot Initiative Strategy Center’s (BISC) Executive Director, Chris Melody Fields Figueredo issued the following statement today about the recurring state-sanctioned violence and brutality against Black people by law enforcement
Portland voters delivered a resounding win for a powerful measure to fight homelessness in the Metro region. By approving $2.5 billion over the next decade to help the most vulnerable members of the Portland area, voters proved that even in times of crisis, ballot measures like 26-210 can make lasting change in any community.
Earlier today, Ballot Initiative Strategy Center’s (BISC) Executive Director, Chris Melody Fields Figueredo, issued the following statement congratulating DACA recipients and immigration activists on their ceaseless efforts to defend DACA and immigrant youth.
Earlier today, Chris Melody Fields Figueredo, the executive director of the Ballot Initiative Strategy Center, released the following statement regarding the Missouri legislature’s latest attempt to overturn the Clean Missouri initiative passed by voters in 2018.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Earlier today, Chris Melody Fields Figueredo, the Executive Director of the Ballot Initiative Strategy Center, released the following statement regarding the importance of continuing ballot initiatives even in the time of the coronavirus pandemic...