May 16, 2018 Preemption Watch Newsletter


Tracking State Preemption Just Got Easier
Route 50, 5/9/2018

The Partnership for Working Families launched a map detailing state preemption of localities on nine economic and racial justice issues…

Only states with laws on the books are included, so users can see that 28 now prohibit localities from setting the minimum wage and 27 ban local rent control…

Pay equity and fracking tracking will be offered in the future, and Grassroots Change released a companion Preemption Watch map focused on public health issues like factory farms and soda taxes.

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