At the heart of this exemption from the retention rules for state lawmakers are arrogance and cowardice. Arrogance that legislators don't think they should be subject to the same scrutiny as other public officials. Cowardice that they're afraid of the scrutiny.
In a video with the right-wing Texas Public Policy Foundation, the Kentucky senator made it clear that he’s teaming up with the American Legislative Exchange Council to back Trumpian voter suppression efforts this year.
Lawmakers and the University of Wisconsin System should not be able to conduct the public's business through secret channels.
The Center for Media and Democracy's president, Lisa Graves, will testify before the U.S. Senate Judiciary's Subcommittee on Federal Courts at 3:00 p.m. ET on March 10, 2021 in a hearing titled, "What's Wrong with the Supreme Court: The Big-Money Assault on Our Judiciary."
CMD joins 42 other organizations in a letter calling on President Biden to strengthen FOIA, preserve key Trump administration documents, and stop the over-classification of government information.
The astroturfed #StoptheSteal group that drew thousands of Trumpists to the Washington, D.C. rally on Wednesday that turned into a violent insurrection at the Capitol has strong ties with the influential Christian Right Council for National Policy.
Secretive right-wing Christian group's ties to Trump and GOP go beyond coordinated effort to confirm Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett, documents show.
ALEC board member, Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle, pitches political donors on the need for a GOP supermajority to stack congressional districts for the next decade, while ALEC trains members on the art of gerrymandering.
Another win for open records in Wisconsin.
Today, the CMD is releasing a complete state-by-state list of the failed charter schools since 2000.