December 2009

 

Opinion: D.C. tuning up for musical chairs
Thursday, December 31st, 2009


‘Why the delay’ on Supreme Court’s campaign-finance case?
Thursday, December 31st, 2009


“CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATES RAISED $1.42 BILLION IN 2007-2008?
Thursday, December 31st, 2009


Dash For Campaign Cash Before 2009 Ends
Thursday, December 31st, 2009


Ohio Auditor Mary Taylor to begin review of Ohio Lottery Commission next week
Wednesday, December 30th, 2009


Effort Begun to End Voting for Judges
Wednesday, December 30th, 2009


More sunshine: Proposal to drill deeper into campaign spending would assist voters
Wednesday, December 30th, 2009


States in play: An early look at 2011 redistricting
Tuesday, December 29th, 2009


Stakeholders in Health Insurance Reform Debate Gave Big to Senators
Monday, December 28th, 2009


The Climate Lobby from Soup to Nuts: An Array of New Interests Joins Washington’s Climate Change Debate
Monday, December 28th, 2009


Testimony ends in School Board trial
Monday, December 28th, 2009


Redistricting fix unlikely as proposals stall in Ohio House
Monday, December 28th, 2009


Editorial: Bill would help some avoid public notice law
Sunday, December 27th, 2009


Musical chairs for U.S. House: In redistricting after 2010 census, Ohio could be only state to lose 2 seats, causing scramble
Saturday, December 26th, 2009


New Population Estimates Show Slight Changes For 2008 Congressional Apportionment
Saturday, December 26th, 2009


New York, New Jersey Would Lose House Seats, Analysis Shows
Friday, December 25th, 2009


Census Data Shows 11 House Seats Could Shift: Texas Would Be The Biggest Winner, Standing To Gain Four New Congressmen
Thursday, December 24th, 2009


New census estimates indicate Ohio could lose two congressional seats:
Thursday, December 24th, 2009


EXCLUSIVE: Lobbyist’s kin unlikely campaign donors: Giving seemingly beyond means fuels ’straw donor’ probe
Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009


National Conference of State Legislatures Has Useful Database of Pending Election Law Bills
Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009


Justice at Stake: 2009 Brought ‘Major’ Victories for Court Reform: Group Hails Supreme Court Ruling, Actions in Michigan and Wisconsin
Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009


Report: Campaign finance laws full of loopholes
Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009


Bill would shine light on campaign cash: Anyone paid would be revealed
Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009


Husted wants ‘transparency’ in campaign expenditures
Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009


Transparency: Change You can Trust
Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009


Editorial: The Election Sabotage Commission
Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009


Pew Study Calculates the Real Cost of Voter Registration
Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009


Study Details How Health Lobby Marshaled Congressional Insiders to Fight Reform
Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009


Lobbyists on pace for record year
Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009


Washington for Sale
Monday, December 21st, 2009


Common Pleas court documents available online
Monday, December 21st, 2009


Editorial: Stay involved: Citizens asked for county reform; now they must ensure its success
Monday, December 21st, 2009


All Military Installations to Aid in Voter Registration
Monday, December 21st, 2009


Government Redistricting Web Sites – Government Redistricting Web Sites
Monday, December 21st, 2009


Blog: Military Bases to aid voter registration, One company to count 70% of US votes
Saturday, December 19th, 2009


Citizens United: A Supreme ‘Hijacking’?
Saturday, December 19th, 2009


Can The Internet Save FOIA?
Saturday, December 19th, 2009


New directives change elections director search
Saturday, December 19th, 2009


Editorial: Action required: Franklin County veterans panel should be reined in and made accountable
Friday, December 18th, 2009


Editorial: House Dems are slackers on redistricting
Friday, December 18th, 2009


Protect young voters — save campaign finance reform: The Supreme Court may gut laws that were intended to keep corporations from dominating elections with their cash
Friday, December 18th, 2009


Citizens United, Corporate Personhood and the Constitution: CAC Releases Discussion Draft of New Report in Advance of Major Supreme Court Ruling
Friday, December 18th, 2009


Drug Giant Expands Ban on Judicial Donations
Friday, December 18th, 2009



Cuyahoga County officials, backers of Issue 6, collaborate on new government
Thursday, December 17th, 2009


O’Connor Judicial Selection Initiative Pushes for Merit
Thursday, December 17th, 2009


BLOG: A Holiday Gift for Ohio’s Low-Income Voters
Wednesday, December 16th, 2009


Editorial: Good result from ACORN lawsuit
Wednesday, December 16th, 2009


Sandra Day O’Connor Takes On New Initiative: The push for reform has a powerful advocate in retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor
Wednesday, December 16th, 2009


Census ready to start counting
Wednesday, December 16th, 2009



Dear nobodies: A congressman writes to his constituents: “Thank God for gerrymandering”
Tuesday, December 15th, 2009


Judicial ‘Push-back’ Over Federal Recusal Proposal
Tuesday, December 15th, 2009


Extent of Lobbyist Contributions Remains Unknown
Tuesday, December 15th, 2009


Editorial: Repair the vote: The House and Senate have acted. Now they must bridge their differences to help Ohio avoid trouble on Election Day
Tuesday, December 15th, 2009


No end in sight for Statehouse bill gridlock
Tuesday, December 15th, 2009


MONEY & POLITICS: Blue Dogs Back in Business
Monday, December 14th, 2009


The Supreme Court leaves Washington in the lurch
Monday, December 14th, 2009


Citizens United: A ‘900-Pound Gorilla’ of a Case
Monday, December 14th, 2009


The Progress Report: Obama’s Open Government Directive
Monday, December 14th, 2009


Joe Hallett commentary: Campaign-finance reports leave some questions unanswered
Monday, December 14th, 2009


Bell calls deficit’s size ’surprising’; he pledges government transparency
Sunday, December 13th, 2009


Casino backers put $47 million into campaign
Sunday, December 13th, 2009


Casino supporters smash spending record
Sunday, December 13th, 2009


O’Connor leads push against judicial elections
Sunday, December 13th, 2009


Campaign finance reports now on Cuyahoga Board of Elections’ Web site
Friday, December 11th, 2009


Coming Soon: A Movie About… Redistricting?
Friday, December 11th, 2009


Ohio Senate Passes Bill to Provide for Registration Into Political Parties on Voter Registration Form
Friday, December 11th, 2009


Morrison kicked off elections board: Brunner sends Summit panel chairman a letter telling him dismissal is effective immediately
Friday, December 11th, 2009


Federal agencies must post public data online
Thursday, December 10th, 2009


Senate passes election changes: Compromise to be sought with Ohio House bill
Thursday, December 10th, 2009


‘Citizens United’ Decision Could Be Catalyst For Reform
Wednesday, December 9th, 2009


White House outlines blueprint for government transparency
Wednesday, December 9th, 2009


States Also Await Ruling in Citizens United
Wednesday, December 9th, 2009


Open Government Directive Hits the Streets
Wednesday, December 9th, 2009


Immigrants could alter political scene in 2010: Residents staying put in cities because of housing crunch
Wednesday, December 9th, 2009


Campaign-Finance Ruling Looms
Tuesday, December 8th, 2009


Democratic Power Players Push for Public Financing of Congressional Elections
Tuesday, December 8th, 2009


Appointive Plan ‘Worth Another Look’ in Ohio
Tuesday, December 8th, 2009


Commentary: Government sure to improve if we build a better map
Tuesday, December 8th, 2009


Opinion: Early voters mean new strategies
Tuesday, December 8th, 2009


Editorial: Worth another look: Growing tab for judicial elections invites study of other approaches
Tuesday, December 8th, 2009


Corporate money could affect dynamics of Strickland-Kasich race if Supremes tilt ruling to business
Tuesday, December 8th, 2009


Boehner’s reports plagued with errors
Tuesday, December 8th, 2009


Fair Elections Now Act and Citizens United: The Future of Participatory Democracy
Friday, December 4th, 2009


Citizens United, Corporate Personhood and the Constitution: CAC Releases Discussion Draft of New Report in Advance of Major Supreme Court Ruling
Friday, December 4th, 2009


Ohio Will Keep Four Minor Parties on 2010 Ballot
Friday, December 4th, 2009


State to settle suit over voter-signup materials
Friday, December 4th, 2009


Sunlight Creates Database of Members’ Expenditures
Thursday, December 3rd, 2009


Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Bill Mason, Issue 6 backers, prepare to address campaign finance
Thursday, December 3rd, 2009


Pair fined in cases of voter fraud
Thursday, December 3rd, 2009


Fair Elections Now Act and Citizens United: The Future of Participatory Democracy
Thursday, December 3rd, 2009


Paying to play: Justice Department probe may expose earmark quid pro quos
Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009


Blog: Ohio Officials Settle Lawsuit Over Voter Registration
Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009


Federal Court Lawsuit Settlement Brings Ohio Into Compliance with National Voter Registration Act: Hundreds of Thousands of Low-Income Ohioans to Benefit
Tuesday, December 1st, 2009


Blog: ACORN suit over voter registration settled in Ohio
Tuesday, December 1st, 2009


Campaign Finance Decision is Awaited
Tuesday, December 1st, 2009


Mich. High Court Sharply Split on Recusal
Tuesday, December 1st, 2009


Lobbyists: All aboard!
Tuesday, December 1st, 2009


Before Redistricting: The Other ‘R’ Word
Tuesday, December 1st, 2009


Leader of Athens Democratic Party indicted on bribery charges
Tuesday, December 1st, 2009


The Next Battle to Draw the Lines
Tuesday, December 1st, 2009