Author Archives: Matt Singer

Statement on the Overtime Rule

Contact: Matt Singer Statement of Bus Federation Executive Director Matt Singer regarding the Department of Labor Rule on Overtime: “The Bus Federation applauds the Department of Labor’s new rule on overtime. “Growing income inequality is one of the major problems … Continue reading

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3 Simple Tricks to Change the Game

Oregon just changed the game. New Motor Voter, the state’s landmark bill to shift responsibility for voter registration from citizens to the government, is attracting national attention. As a key driver of the coalition that developed and advanced this legislation, … Continue reading

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Work with us! Work with us! Work with us!

Job Description: Operations Coordinator Who wants a Bus that can’t run on time? The Bus Federation seeks an Operations Coordinator to make sure our trains buses stay on schedule. The Bus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the … Continue reading

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An Army of Hannahs

Say hello to Hannah. As you’re reading this, Hannah is probably somewhere in Montana, registering a voter. She does that a lot (as you can see from the chalkboard). Hannah is a secret weapon. Hannah is the reason I’m convinced … Continue reading

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…and then there were 7

We’re growing! Yesterday, the boards of directors of the Bus Federation voted to bring two organizations formally into the Bus Federation: the Ohio Student Association (OSA) and M.O.V.E. San Antonio. Who they are: It’s hard to overstate how excited the Bus … Continue reading

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The Gateway Drugs of Democracy

You’d be hard-pressed to find many organizations in politics that are more enthusiastic than the Bus: Enthusiastic about democracy. Enthusiastic about our home towns. Enthusiastic about the people we work with and the future of this country. We’re an upbeat … Continue reading

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Bus Crosses 50,000 Voters Registered in 2012

Not even counting National Voter Registration Day, the Bus in 2012 has helped over 50,000 Americans register to vote. Here are the numbers by state:

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Save the Date: 9 – 25 – 2012

Along with a whole bunch of friends, the Bus is working hard to put together a giant National Voter Registration Day in 2012. And the date has been set! September 25, 2012 Put it in your calendars. Plan your September … Continue reading

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