A new book by Yale law professor David Schleicher explores the benefits and drawbacks of various responses to state and local debt crises. It’s a trilemma that leaders will face again and again, Schleicher says.
Covering topics such as homelessness, immigration, racial justice, transgender rights and women’s rights.
The bill would make it a crime to request, obtain, deliver or prefill an absentee ballot application for another voter, with some exceptions. The state’s annual legislative session ends Tuesday.
Small-town advocates argue that some communities that have been written off as dead are really just in the midst of change. Lack of population increase is often not because of dwindling interest, but fewer housing choices.
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“You can’t completely switch teams, put on the other jersey and start scoring goals for the opposite team and have no recourse whatsoever from voters.”North Carolina state Sen. Natasha Marcus, regarding a bill that would subject state legislators who change party registrations midterm to an early election to keep the seat. The bill was filed in response to state Rep. Tricia Cotham’s switch to the Republican party two months ago. (Associated Press — June 6, 2023)