Category: Newsletters

  • Robe & Gavel: SCOTUS concludes March 2024 sitting

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    Welcome to the March 25 edition of Robe & Gavel, Ballotpedia’s newsletter about the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) and other judicial happenings around the U.S. Dearest gentle reader, we hope you’re ready. We have a number of updates for you as SCOTUS closes its March 2024 sitting. Let’s get right to it…

  • Three school board members face recalls in 2024 over district book policies

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    Welcome to the Monday, March 25, Brew.  By: Briana Ryan Here’s what’s in store for you as you start your day: Three school board recalls have centered on district book policies since 2006 In a review of nearly 500 school board recall efforts since 2006, Ballotpedia found that three have centered on disagreements over district…

  • ICYMI: Top stories of the week

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    Each week, we bring you a collection of the most viewed stories from The Daily Brew, condensed.  Here are the top stories from the week of March 18-March 22. A rundown of Tuesday’s battleground primary results  Illinois and Ohio held their statewide primaries on Tuesday, March 19.  The Ohio Republican Party’s central committee censured 22…

  • The Ballot Bulletin: Ballotpedia’s Weekly Digest on Election Administration, March 22, 2024

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    Thirteen of the 16 bills enacted this week were in states with Republican trifectas. Welcome to The Ballot Bulletin: Ballotpedia’s Weekly Digest on Election Administration. Every Friday, we deliver the latest updates on election policy around the country, including nationwide trends and recent legislative activity. We want to hear from you! Click here to take…

  • Wisconsin REINS Act at center of state regulatory impasse

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    Welcome to the Friday, March 22, Brew.  By: Samuel Wonacott Here’s what’s in store for you as you start your day: Wisconsin REINS Act at center of state regulatory impasse  A back-and-forth between Wisconsin officials over how to address groundwater contamination in the state gets at the heart of debates over the administrative state—how much…

  • SCOTUS hears oral argument in challenges to bump stock ban rule, EPA’s Good Neighbor Plan

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    The Checks and Balances Letter delivers news and information from Ballotpedia’s Administrative State Project, including pivotal actions at the federal and state levels related to the separation of powers, due process, and the rule of law. This edition:  In this month’s edition of Checks and Balances, we review oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court…

  • A rundown of Tuesday’s battleground primary results

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    Welcome to the Thursday, March 21, Brew.  By: Mercedes Yanora Here’s what’s in store for you as you start your day: A rundown of Tuesday’s battleground primary results  Illinois and Ohio held their statewide primaries on Tuesday, March 19. Here’s a rundown of some of the battleground primaries we covered: In Ohio House elections, eight…

  • Hall Pass: Your Ticket to Understanding School Board Politics, Edition #102

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    Welcome to Hall Pass, a newsletter written to keep you plugged into the conversations driving school board politics and governance. In today’s edition, you’ll find: Reply to this email to share reactions or story ideas! On the issues: The debate over Indiana’s Eyes on Education portal In this section, we curate reporting, analysis, and commentary…

  • First ballot measure vote to prohibit assisted death, also known as assisted suicide, in a state constitution

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    Welcome to the Wednesday, March 20, Brew.  By: Ethan Sorell Here’s what’s in store for you as you start your day: West Virginia will be the first state to decide on a constitutional amendment prohibiting assisted death, also known as assisted suicide On Nov. 5, West Virginia voters will decide on Amendment 1, which would…

  • Economy and Society, March 19, 2024: Appeals court pauses implementation of SEC climate rule

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    ESG developments this week Economy and Society is Ballotpedia’s weekly review of the developments in corporate activism; corporate political engagement; and the environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) trends and events that characterize the growing intersection between business and politics. In Washington, D.C. Appeals court pauses implementation of SEC climate rule The U.S. Court of…