March 2, 2017
Illinois Senate President John Cullerton (D-Chicago) blamed Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) for Cullerton’s derailment of scheduled votes on spending and taxation, accusing Rauner of “interjecting himself” into negotiations over a “grand bargain” deal.
February 20, 2017
Labor unions in Missouri are collecting signatures to place a referendum question before voters in 2018, seeking to repeal the state’s newly enacted right-to-work (RTW) law.
January 21, 2017
The Indiana General Assembly is considering reforming its laws permitting governments to take ownership of people’s cash and property without first proving they were used in the commission of a crime.
December 19, 2016
Lawmakers in a Virginia county are considering spending up to $20 million in taxpayer money to build a government-owned internet network.
November 10, 2016
A Missouri state legislator is planning to introduce a bill allowing workers to opt out of union membership, removing requirements that workers join a union as a condition of employment.
October 14, 2016
Colorado voters will vote on a proposition on the November ballot that would, if passed, impose a huge tax increase on cigarettes sold in the state.