Features related to state politics

Georgia First Moral Monday
January 15, 2014 | Activism

This week, citizens in Georgia and South Carolina protested against their states’ failure to expand Medicaid. Continue reading

January 3, 2014 | Blog

A “dark money” reporter explains how you can track the campaign cash — secret and not — flooding into 2014 races in your state. Continue reading

Protestors to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to eliminate collective bargaining rights for many state workers listen in the rotunda at the State Capitol in Madison, Wis., Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011, to testimony during a Joint Finance Committee meeting . (AP Photo/Andy Manis)
June 6, 2013 | Blog

ALEC’s annual report ranks U.S. states according to their “economic outlook,” but ideology is what gets a state to the top — or the bottom — of the rankings. Continue reading

Pennsylvania House of Representatives Chamber. (AP Photo/Kalim A. Bhatti)
November 30, 2012 | Blog

Although members of the American Legislative Exchange Council lost seats in recent elections, it’s still not known how many newly elected state legislators will join the group. Continue reading