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Under a new law this year, 40,000 Maryland residents previously convicted of felonies can now vote. Advocates are helping them realize how powerful they can be.
Lynsi Burton | Oct 28, 2016
Oregon may become the first state to lower the voting age to 16 years in all local and statewide elections.
Lynsi Burton | Mar 7, 2019
Voters are pushing for public-matching systems to replace the influence wealthy bankrollers have on government.
Lynsi Burton | Aug 25, 2016
Class action lawsuits point out the irrationality of sales-tax exemptions for items such as Rogaine, foot powder, and Viagra—but not menstrual products.
Lynsi Burton | Apr 13, 2016
Seventeen states have called for a constitutional amendment to reduce the influence of money in politics. So who’s next?
Lynsi Burton | Jun 29, 2016
The time to obtain contraceptives is now.
Lynsi Burton | Feb 6, 2017
Just in time for this year’s presidential primary, a new law in Maryland will allow former offenders on probation or parole the right to vote.
Lynsi Burton | Mar 10, 2016