WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Tuesday, Democrats in the House and Senate introduced a bill that would safeguard against attempted election subversion.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Gov. Ned Lamont (D) signed the new Connecticut state budget into law on Wednesday, including a provision restoring the right to vote to citizens on parole. Senate Bill 1202, the bill implementing the state budget, revises a previous statute that requires those convicted of felonies to finish their parole before they are once again allowed to vote.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) signed legislation into law on Tuesday that requires students and faculty of public Florida universities to report their political views to the state starting this July
WASHINGTON, D.C. — All 50 Republican Senators opposed a key procedural vote to advance the For the People Act on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Over 900 political scientists signed a letter on Tuesday urging the Senate to pass the For the People Act. The letter, spearheaded by professors at UCLA, Stanford, Berkeley and the University of Washington, warned that American democracy is facing a crisis and that legislative action is desperately needed to protect the right to vote.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In an open letter published on Monday, over 70 companies signed an open letter entitled “Corporate America Supports the For the People Act,” urging the Senate to pass the legislation which they will consider this week.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Gov. Janet Mills (D) signed a bill into law last week to allow student IDs as valid forms of identification when registering to vote in Maine. House Bill 1575 was advanced by Democrats and adds student IDs from authorized colleges in the state, both public and private, to the short list of acceptable ID forms that voters can use when registering to vote.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senator Ron Wyden (D-O.R.) introduced the People Over Long Lines (POLL) Act in the U.S. Senate on Thursday. The legislation would require state governments to ensure that no voter has to wait more than 30 minutes in order to vote.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Governor John Bel Edwards (D) signed House Bill 286 into law on Wednesday, a bill that expands early voting for presidential elections in the state.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Governor Greg Abbott (R) signed Senate Bill 1111 on Wednesday. The bill, passed by the Republican-controlled state legislature at the end of their session last month, imposes new limits on what type of addresses voters can use to register to vote and allows county officials to require additional verification if they suspect a voter’s registered address is not where they reside.