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Roberts Court destroys voting rights – only answer is to win back state legislatures

This week, a conservative majority in the U.S. Supreme Court that has dedicated itself to making it harder for Americans to vote has struck again and hammered a nail deeper into the heart of already flawed voting rights law. . As Republican state legislatures nationwide continue to pass restrictive laws that impose additional burdens, especially […]

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Bill to Increase Higher Education Funding Gets Legislature Support

Garballey among many sponsors. Representative Sean Garballey (D-Arlington and West Medford) is one of the sponsors of the Cherish Act, which aims to implement the key findings of the State Higher Education Finance Commission: investment state in public colleges and universities has declined significantly from a peak in fiscal 2001. So far, 83 state officials […]

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Five things to know about Newsom’s budget deal with the Legislature | New

Lea este artículo fr Spanish. California lawmakers voted Monday night to approve a record state budget that reflects new deals with Gov. Gavin Newsom to extend health care to undocumented migrants, spend billions to reduce homelessness and help Californians who are still fighting the pandemic. The $ 262.6 billion spending plan for the fiscal year […]

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First Look: A New Coalition Forms To Fight The GOP Legislature In Texas

Texas advocacy and political groups will launch a new coalition on Monday to fight Republicans’ efforts to change election laws in their state and support Texans in need after last winter’s pandemic and crippling storm, learned Axios. Why is this important: As Democratic lawyers fight against proposed or enacted changes to election laws in battlefield […]