Media Releases November 3, 2021

The Fairness Project Racks Up Three Wins on Election Day

Washington, DC– Election Day 2021 resulted in another batch of wins for The Fairness Project, bringing its winning record to 23 out of 24 campaigns. This cycle, The Fairness Project helped voters secure a $15 minimum wage in Tucson, ensure real police accountability in Cleveland, and reject a Greg Abbott-backed anti-police reform measure in Austin.

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Media Releases October 13, 2021

CBS News Covers The Fairness Project Campaign to Protect Ballot Measures Ahead of 2022 Midterms

Washington, DC– Kelly Hall, the Executive Director of the Fairness Project spoke with CBS News about its Ballot Measure Rescue Campaign, a $5 million effort to fight back against state legislative attempts to shut down people-powered ballot measures that have been critical to improving the lives of millions.

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Media Releases October 1, 2021

The Fairness Project Applauds Official Start of Missouri Medicaid Enrollment

In August 2020, in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, after years of politicians failing to act, Missourians voted to expand Medicaid and deliver health care to over 275,000 of their friends, family, and neighbors. Today, over one year later, Missourians are finally able to enroll in Medicaid coverage. 

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Media Releases September 14, 2021

ICYMI: Kelly Hall of The Fairness Project Talks Progressive Ballot Measures in 2021-22

Washington, DC– Kelly Hall, the Executive Director of the Fairness Project spoke with The Great Battlefield podcast about ballot measure campaigns in red and purple states and how they can be used to advance broadly-supported policies and improve the lives of working people.

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Media Releases July 22, 2021

Missouri Supreme Court Sides with Voters: Medicaid Expansion Will Proceed

The Fairness Project supported the Healthcare for Missouri campaign that successfully passed Missouri’s Medicaid expansion constitutional amendment in August 2020. Medicaid coverage for 275,000 Missourians was set to begin on July 1, 2021, but has been delayed due to Missouri Governor Mike Parson’s refusal to implement the law.

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