March 2010

 

 Fundraising for states’ high-court races
Wednesday, March 31, 2010


States act to revise judicial selection
Wednesday, March 31, 2010


Citizens United: What Would Justice Brennan Do? (WWJBD)
Wednesday, March 31, 2010


2 on Ohio top court to sit out decision on Noe
Wednesday, March 31, 2010


Voters who switch parties for May primary must attest to new allegiance in writing
Tuesday, March 30, 2010


Election challenges: Counties: Rule complicates May primary
Tuesday, March 30, 2010


What’s on the voter-challenge form
Tuesday, March 30, 2010


Online guide helps Cuyahoga County voters find out about candidates and issues
Tuesday, March 30, 2010


Op Ed: Don’t Let Lawmakers Draw Their Districts
Monday, March 29, 2010


Representatives Tanner and Castle Push Transparency for Redistricting
Monday, March 29, 2010


The Boston Globe Campaign finance: Disclose corporate, union ads
Monday, March 29, 2010


Campaign Contribution Limits Shot Down
Sunday, March 28, 2010


DIRECTIVE FROM BRUNNER: Crossover voters to be challenged
Sunday, March 28, 2010


High court throws Brunner another roadblock: Ruling stymies probe into funding of slots ballot issue
Sunday, March 28, 2010


Courts Rule on Funding of Campaigns
Sunday, March 28, 2010


League of Women Voters backs reform for redistricting
Sunday, March 28, 2010


Redistricting in the “Musical Chairs” States
Saturday, March 27, 2010


Transparency Caucus Supports Open Government: The bi-partisan caucus, formed in the House, will promote Americans’ access to government information
Saturday, March 27, 2010


Statement of Democracy 21 President Fred Wertheimer on Decision by a Three-Judge District Court Panel Today Rejecting RNC Challenge to Constitutionality of Soft Money Ban
Saturday, March 27, 2010


Parties Scrap for Governors’ Seats to Gain Handle on Redistricting
Saturday, March 27, 2010


Rulings split on campaign fundraising
Saturday, March 27, 2010


Court orders Libertarian back on the ballot
Friday, March 26, 2010


Brennan Center for Justice: Redistricting 101
Friday, March 26, 2010


JAS Hails ‘National Momentum’ for Court-Election Reforms
Friday, March 26, 2010


High court throws Brunner another roadblock: Ruling stymies probe into funding of slots ballot issue
Friday, March 26, 2010


Sunshine Week Report Card on Government Transparency
Friday, March 26, 2010


Citizens United Against the Supreme Court
Thursday, March 25, 2010


States try to adapt to Supreme Court’s campaign finance ruling
Thursday, March 25, 2010


Census gives daily tally of participation
Thursday, March 25, 2010


That’s My Money You’re Using: Corporations can now fund politicians. What should investors do?
Thursday, March 25, 2010


Judicial Elections Have Consequences, Especially If You’re Injured
Thursday, March 25, 2010


Dreaming of More Accessible Data
Wednesday, March 24, 2010


Where you live on April 1 is what’s important to Census Bureau
Wednesday, March 24, 2010


Disclosure Rules Advance in Wisconsin
Tuesday, March 23, 2010


Petition-handling dispute prompts procedure review
Tuesday, March 23, 2010


The First Citizens United Ad
Tuesday, March 23, 2010


Democrats counter Republicans’ pre-redistricting push
Tuesday, March 23, 2010


Court ruling to be tested at next vote: Two state lawmakers working on legislation
Tuesday, March 23, 2010


Celebrate Sunshine Week, because dragging government into the light is demanding work
Monday, March 22, 2010


How to develop a better judge
Monday, March 22, 2010


West Virginia Moves on Corporate Campaign Finance Disclosure
Sunday, March 21, 2010


Editorial: From Scandal to Example in West Virginia
Sunday, March 21, 2010


It’s the public’s right to know: Access to police, court records plays important role in society
Sunday, March 21, 2010


The time has come for online disclosure
Saturday, March 20, 2010


The battle for the big state governorships
Saturday, March 20, 2010


Third parties to appear on primary ballots
Saturday, March 20, 2010


Sunshine regulations brighten democracy
Saturday, March 20, 2010


ABC News Exclusive: Study Shows Money Flooding into Campaigns for State Judgeships: Justices Ginsburg, O’Connor Say Fundraising Could Corrupt System, Reform is Needed
Friday, March 19, 2010


Sunshine Week spotlights the need for open government
Friday, March 19, 2010


Cuyahoga County prosecutor wants campaign finance recommendations to play a role in this year’s elections
Friday, March 19, 2010


Video: Press Conference Announcing the Public Online Information Act
Thursday, March 18, 2010


LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS MARKS SUNSHINE WEEK 2010 Issues Call to Action: Citizens Have a Role in Open Government
Thursday, March 18, 2010


Healthy government thrives only in abundant sunshine
Wednesday, March 17, 2010


Maryland PR Firm Runs For Congress
Wednesday, March 17, 2010


Updated Open Government Guide Now Available
Wednesday, March 17, 2010


Access to public records is free in Ohio
Wednesday, March 17, 2010


Husted wants corporate funds disclosed
Tuesday, March 16, 2010


EDITORIAL: Fighting for transparency, access
Tuesday, March 16, 2010


WH Pushes Agency Transparency
Tuesday, March 16, 2010


JAS Cheers Passage of WV Finance Bill
Tuesday, Mrch 16, 2010


Documents shed light on Cole hiring
Monday, March 15, 2010


About Sunshine Week
Monday, March 15, 2010


‘Sunshine Laws’: How to use public records, meetings laws
Monday, March 15, 2010


Sun not shining everywhere in county
Monday, March 15, 2010


Higher Corporate Spending on Election Ads Could Be All but Invisible
Sunday, March 14, 2010


W.Va. SC won’t rehear controversial $50M case
Sunday, March 14, 2010


Local officials don’t fight records requests
Sunday, March 14, 2010


Opinion: Public’s right to know at heart of Sunshine Week
Sunday, March 14, 2010


Take away the pen: Fair Map amendment takes redistricting process away from legislators
Sunday, March 14, 2010


Editorial: Antitrust and Your Vote
Satuday, March 13, 2010


JAS Hails WV Public-Finance Vote
Saturday, March 13, 2010


Feds seek further sale of voting-machine systems
Saturday, March 13, 2010


Justice Ginsburg Backs End to Judicial Elections
Friday, March 12, 2010


Ohio college students get online help for voting
Friday, March 12, 2010


Promises, Promises, Promises: Stern words for John Roberts’s Supreme Court
Friday, March 12, 2010


New Web Resource to Help College Students Become Active Civic Participants By Voting
Thursday, March 11, 2010


Bayh Endorses Public Financing For Campaigns As Retirement Nears
Thursday, March 11, 2010


Ohio lawmaker questions productivity of little-known agency rocked by firings
Thursday, March 11, 2010


Sen. Brown Encourages Ohioans to be Counted at Cleveland Rally on 2010 Census: Brown Releases Analysis Showing How Much Federal Funding Ohio Could Lose Under Different Census Count Scenarios
Wednesday, March 10, 2010


What to expect from the Census
Wednesday, March 10, 2010


Nonprofits Are Making a Major Impact on Redistricting Reform
Wednesday, March 10, 2010


High court puts Brunner’s subpoenas on hold
Tuesday, March 9, 2010


Listen to WCPN’s “Sound of Ideas” on 3/10 at 9:00 am
Tuesday, March 9, 2010


Apples and Oranges: Campaign Finance Transparency Laws Should Remain Untouched By The Supreme Court
Tuesday, March 9, 2010


WV Poll: Majority Backs Public Financing
Tuesday, March 9, 2010


Editorial Defends Merit System in Missouri
Tuesday, March 9, 2010


Mike DeWine foe baffled by ballot ruling
Monday, March 8, 2010


Sunshine Law decision expected soon
Monday, March 8, 2010


A bipartisan push to clean up the Supreme Court’s mess
Monday, March 8, 2010


Reforms needed on Ohio Supreme Court
Monday, March 8, 2010


Ohio Editorial, on Renewing Confidence in the Courts
Monday, March 8, 2010


Merit of the argument: Chief Justice Thomas Moyer encounters near and familiar opposition
Monday, March 8, 2010


Some lawyers suspect favoritism in Juvenile Court appointments
Sundy, March 7, 2010


Cuyahoga County transition leaders report to citizens
Sunday, March 7th, 2010


Mitch Pearlstein and Dane Smith: Instead of judicial races, retention elections: Money and politics taint judicial credibility — but there’s a way to improve judicial elections
Sunday, March 7th, 2010


States rush to catch up with campaign finance ruling
Saturday, March 6th, 2010


Ohio Releases Candidate List for May 2010 Primary
Saturday, March 6th, 2010


A ‘Retention Gap’ is Discovered in Kansas
Saturday, March 6th, 2010


Report leaves questions unanswered
Saturday, March 6th, 2010


Patriot Act doesn’t override confidentiality in Census, Justice Department says
Saturday, March 6th, 2010


Karl Rove Lays Out Plan To Gerrymander America To Oblivion
Saturday, March 6th, 2010


Ex-Justice O’Connor favors end to electing judges
Friday, March 5th, 2010


WV House Approves Public Financing Pilot
Friday, March 5, 2010


Dix & Eaton bills Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority nearly $50,000 for crisis counseling
Friday, March 5th, 2010


Dann, wife may be next up in probe: 2 advisers admit guilt, promise truthful testimony
Friday, March 5th, 2010


Californians Compete for a Shot at Redistricting
Friday, March 5th, 2010


Census, redistricting to be topics at forum
Thursday, March 4th, 2010


American Civil Liberties Union to hold its own Cuyahoga County transition workshop
Thursday, March 4th, 2010


Justices Criticize OH Reform Plan
Thursday, March 4th, 2010


Moyer: End election of Ohio justices: But Supreme Court colleagues think system is just fine
Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010


Census forms start hitting homes: Some addresses may get two, but only one is need
Wednesday, March 3, 2010


2009 Brings Big Money in Key Congressional Races
Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010


Ohio Supreme Court slows investigation of conservative group seeking to block slot machines
Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010


GOP lawyer named to Lucas County Board of Elections
Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010


Law Professor Mark Brown Article Explains U.S. Constitutional Requirements that Only State Legislatures Can Write Ballot Access Laws
Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010


EDITORIAL: The Voters Will Pay
Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010


Sen. Husted, Rep. Letson: Compromise possible on redistricting
Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010


Corporations are People Too
Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010


Anti-slots group sues secretary of state; tries to stop probe into its mysterious funding
Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010


Businesses Can Now Legally Pressure Workers on Political Issues?
Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010


LetOhioVote challenges Brunner’s subpoenas: Secretary of state overstepping power, group says in Supreme Court filing
Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010


‘10-minute’ census forms start to show up at homes: Workers already visiting those without mail delivery
Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010


Decision Could Allow Anonymous Political Contributions by Businesses
Monday, March 1st, 2010


ABA President’s Message: Let’s Leave Politics Out of It: Merit-based judicial selection, confirmation processes help to ensure impartiality
Monday, March 1st, 2010