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!

See how experts are successfully using ChiselLabs in the video! Now you can, too!

Not ready to post a proposal? Then...

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1. DISCOVER

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

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2. ENGAGE

with your community in conversations that build consensus

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3. REFINE

proposals by suggesting improvements

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4. VOTE

on gridlock-busting solutions because we all can do better

... explore these proposals and join the conversation

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Elections

Nominate a Presidential candidate directly, bypassing outdated partisan machinery

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Healthcare

Mental Health Support in WV

 
Guns

Gun Safety Filtration ACT

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Families

Family Leave: How long is too long?

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Controlled Substances

There's no use in drug abuse

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Equal Opportunity

Racism and Discrimination in Maryland

 
Poverty

Stop the killing in Baltimore City

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Education

The Zero Tolerance Policy is Ineffective When It Comes to Bullying

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Healthcare

Pro Life- Abortion

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Higher Education

Dream Burnout: The Student Mental Health Crisis

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Healthcare

Postpartum depression? You're not alone

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Controlled Substances

Preventing Drug Use and Abuse in Cumberland Maryland

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Controlled Substances

Alcoholism

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Telecomms

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

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Controlled Substances

Combat opioid addiction in Cumberland

 
Student Debt

Preventive initiatives to reduce Maryland's student debt crisis

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Families

Human Trafficking: A Modern Day Slavery

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Education

School Funding

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Healthcare

Sexual Assault: A Silent Violence

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Education

Slow Down, Save Our Kids!

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Healthcare

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

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Equal Opportunity

Editorial - Legalizing Hate

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Foreign Policy

Resolve Iraq's Water Woes

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Budget

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

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Education

Lower Student Debt Defaults with Income-Based Payment

 
Families

Empower Low-Income Working Mothers with Paid Family Leave

Ready now? Let's start!