Welcome to ChiselLabs

Sound public policy is
pragmatic, compassionate, and constitutional

ChiselLabs is your tool to create proposals embodying these values. ChiselLabs helps you solve problems affecting you and your community at the local, state or national level.

With ChiselLabs, you’ll develop a comprehensive policy proposal you can share with family, friends, members of the community, and lawmakers. Then, they’ll be able to view, discuss, and provide feedback to help you improve it iteratively, garner support and votes, and make change happen!

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issues important to you and your community and explore ideas and solutions

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with your community in conversations that build consensus

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proposals by suggesting improvements

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4. VOTE

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Elections

Nominate a Presidential candidate directly, bypassing outdated partisan machinery

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Employment

Creating A Equal Employment Opportunity For Those With Tattoos & Other Forms of Body Art

3 months left
Guns

Stop the Gun Violence

13 days left

Police Brutality Inner City Maryland

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Economy

The Decline of Local Business in Small Towns

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Guns

Gun Violence in St. Louis

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Education

Improving Education in Western Maryland

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Prisons

Fighting Mass incarceration and its effects

5 years left

Corruption

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Economy

Population Matters

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Controlled Substances

Expansion of opioid drug rehabilitation programs in Maryland

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Addressing Alcoholism in Miami, Florida

 
Guns

Lives or Guns. What’s more important?

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Controlled Substances

No One Deserves to Suffer Alone

7 months left
Poverty

link between crime, poverty, and drugs

4 months left
Education

Creating a More Equitable School System by Redistricting Allegany County

5 months left

Slash The Drug Epidemic

a year left
Economy

Homeless People

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Education

Empowering the Youth of DC Through Community Programs

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Historical Landmark for Lynching in Allegany County

 
Employment

The Rise of Poverty and Unemployment and How to Solve It.

a year left
Poverty

DRUG ADDICTION AND HOW TO END IT.

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Controlled Substances

Drug Rehabilitation Over Prison For Drug Addicts

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Controlled Substances

Drug Use in Cumberland, MD

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Education

School Safety

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Controlled Substances

HEROIN EPIDEMIC IN CUMBERLAND, MD

 
Controlled Substances

Drug addiction in Cumberland Maryland

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Poverty

Poverty in hometowns and making them a site to see

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Economy

Alleviating both the issue and the effects of Poverty on the Cumberland MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Healthcare

Mental Health

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Debt

Student Debt

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Education

Bullying in Westernport Maryland

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Economy

raise minimum wage in WV

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Controlled Substances

Heroin abuse in Cumberland Maryland

2 years left

Community Programs for the Youth

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Healthcare

Stop Young Adult Nicotine Addiction

18 days left

The Constructive Conflict Initiative – A Joint Call for an Expanded Effort to Address the Full Scale and Complexity of the Intractable Conflict Problem

 
Equal Opportunity

The Problem With Racism

 
Education

Is the Lack of Education affecting Our Future?

 
Economy

The effects Social Media on Communication

 
Immigration

Border Control

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Families

Mental Health Awareness among Adolescents

 
Prisons

Drugs in Prison

 
Defense

Clean Energy for National Security

 
Controlled Substances

The Heroin Epidemic in Maryland

 
Healthcare

Healthcare insurance is broken.

 
Healthcare

Mental Health Support in WV

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Education

Establish an Official National Whistleblower Day to Promote Transparency, Integrity, and Accountability

 
Guns

Gun Safety Filtration ACT

 
Families

Family Leave: How long is too long?

a year left
Controlled Substances

There's no use in drug abuse

 
Equal Opportunity

Racism and Discrimination in Maryland

 
Poverty

Stop the killing in Baltimore City

 
Education

The Zero Tolerance Policy is Ineffective When It Comes to Bullying

4 years left
Healthcare

Pro Life- Abortion

8 days left
Higher Education

Dream Burnout: The Student Mental Health Crisis

a year left
Healthcare

Postpartum depression? You're not alone

a year left
Controlled Substances

Preventing Drug Use and Abuse in Cumberland Maryland

a year left
Controlled Substances

Alcoholism

 
Telecomms

High Speed Broadband Access is the Most Important Policy Challenge Facing Rural America

 
Controlled Substances

Combat opioid addiction in Cumberland

 
Student Debt

Preventive initiatives to reduce Maryland's student debt crisis

 
Families

Human Trafficking: A Modern Day Slavery

a year left
Education

School Funding

a year left
Healthcare

Sexual Assault: A Silent Violence

 
Education

Slow Down, Save Our Kids!

14 days left
Healthcare

"It's All In Your Head" - Mental Health and Mental Illness Funding In Western Maryland

 
Equal Opportunity

Editorial - Legalizing Hate

 
Foreign Policy

Resolve Iraq's Water Woes

 
Budget

Reform Budget Process: All Spending and Revenue Part 1 of 3

 
Education

Lower Student Debt Defaults with Income-Based Payment

 
Families

Empower Low-Income Working Mothers with Paid Family Leave

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