Legislature

Nebraska governor Jim Pillen pushes winner take all vote

Elaine Hadley

Efforts to revert Nebraska’s electoral system to winner-takes-all of the presidential popular vote are being reignited as Republican Gov. Jim ...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signs bill banning homeless encampments

Elaine Hadley

Ron DeSantis signs bill prohibiting homeless camps across Florida Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says the bill banning homeless camps will ...

Wisconsin’s new maps get national attention, including from Obama

Elaine Hadley

The approval of Wisconsin’s new legislative maps was one of last week’s biggest political stories in the state — and ...

Utah school board member censured for questioning teenager’s gender

Elaine Hadley

The Utah Legislature voted Thursday to censure a conservative state school board member after she questioned a high school basketball ...

Republican-led Wisconsin Legislature takes another crack at drawing maps before court does

Evan Massoud

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s Republican-controlled Senate is taking another shot Tuesday at passing a new legislative map before the ...

Wisconsin governor doubts Republican Legislature will approve his maps

Evan Massoud

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, a Democrat, voiced skepticism Wednesday about the possibility of the Republican-controlled Legislature ...

Wisconsin Republicans race to reach deal on legislative maps to head off court drawing its own

Evan Massoud

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republicans were scrambling Wednesday to come up with new legislative district maps that might win ...

Wisconsin Republican leader slams Democrats’ proposed election maps as ‘political gerrymander’

Evan Massoud

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s powerful Republican Assembly leader said Tuesday that he hopes the liberal-controlled state Supreme Court adopts ...

Better roads, better schools, fiscal responsibility

Elaine Hadley

Jan. 13—New Mexico lawmakers love to say they keep busy during legislative sessions “doing the people’s work.” The New Mexican ...

South Dakota lawmakers see alignment with Noem as session begins

Evan Massoud

Workforce needs, the budget and tax cuts will be on the minds of South Dakota lawmakers when the Legislature convenes ...

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