Beyond control of Congress and many big governors’ races, the battle for state legislative seats will be fascinating to watch on Election Day.
Tag: state and local
In Wisconsin, the Democrats won the type of election last night that they almost always lose.
Solving our national democratic crisis has to begin at the local level, where the connection between participation and impact is most immediate.
The Democrats look poised to get some big wins…in the short-term.
A process called “participatory budgeting” is a potentially powerful way to combat the anti-government, anti-elite furor that Trump has harnessed.
State-sponsored “Secure Choice” plans will help more Americans get access to workplace retirement savings.
States spend billions of dollars on tax breaks and other incentives to woo companies. Unfortunately most of this money ends up in firms’ pockets and few new jobs get created.
Under pressure from right and left, the president signed away hard-won federal power over K-12 education and gutted his own reforms, even as they were working.
Nationally, guns outnumber both cars and people.
Red states are the biggest “takers” of federal funding.