New Year Brings Minimum Wage Hikes To 21 States

New Year Brings Minimum Wage Hikes To 21 States

Minimum wages will rise around the country when 2022 arrives, with hikes coming to 21 states and dozens of cities and counties. The increases are due to cost-of-living adjustments and scheduled raises... Read more »
Can Anything Stop Republicans From Rolling Back Rights?

Can Anything Stop Republicans From Rolling Back Rights?

The great divergence is rapidly expanding—and President Joe Biden’s window to reverse it is narrowing. Since the 1960s, Congress and federal courts have acted mostly to strengthen the floor of basic civil... Read more »
GOP uses voters to push election reforms in unlikely states

GOP uses voters to push election reforms in unlikely states

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The Must Win States for Joe Biden in the 2020 Election

The Must Win States for Joe Biden in the 2020 Election

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Native American Voting Rights Are Under Attack In Republican-Run States

Native American Voting Rights Are Under Attack In Republican-Run States

After turning out to vote in record numbers in 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Native Americans are now one of the biggest targets of Republican-backed voter suppression efforts in states where their... Read more »
Multiple US States Tightening Voting Regulations Amid Weakened VRA | Voice of America

Multiple US States Tightening Voting Regulations Amid Weakened VRA | Voice of America

“It’s impossible to overestimate how harmful this [election reform] bill is,” Texas State Representative Nicole Collier told VOA, “Republicans in this state and across the country are chipping away at our freedom... Read more »
Justice Department Warns States About 'Unusual' Trump-Inspired 'Audits'

Justice Department Warns States About ‘Unusual’ Trump-Inspired ‘Audits’

As Trump-supporting politicians in states around the country consider conducting conspiratorial “audits” of the 2020 election returns, the Justice Department warned Wednesday that federal law requires states to maintain possession of or direct... Read more »
Some States Curb Public Access To COVID-19 Statistics Amid Uptick In Cases

Some States Curb Public Access To COVID-19 Statistics Amid Uptick In Cases

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Several states scaled back their reporting of COVID-19 statistics this month just as cases across the country started to skyrocket, depriving the public of real-time information on outbreaks,... Read more »
Hill Reporter: GOP PANICS As Bottom Falls Out, Putting Even Red States In Play

Hill Reporter: GOP PANICS As Bottom Falls Out, Putting Even Red States In Play

The Hill politics reporter, Reid Wilson, explains why certain Senate races are now viewed as ‘toss-ups.’ He also discusses why some Republicans are afraid of a potential ‘Democratic Wave.’ About Rising: Rising... Read more »
Republican States Have Already Enacted 19 New Anti-Trans Laws This Year

Republican States Have Already Enacted 19 New Anti-Trans Laws This Year

State lawmakers across the country have introduced at least 171 pieces of legislation that target the rights of transgender people this year, according to a new legislative database compiled by the Progressive... Read more »