Features related to state politics

  • March 11, 2015

    How Edwin Bender and the National Institute on Money in State Politics obtain, organize and publicly distribute millions of political finance records… And how to use that information. Continue reading

  • January 15, 2014

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

  • January 3, 2014

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

  • June 6, 2013

    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

  • 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