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The FIRST STEP Act marks progress toward reducing mass incarceration
A new Brennan Center analysis underlines the need for small-donor public financing, which would give ordinary New Yorkers a much louder voice in elections
Who are you going to believe? Trump or your own lying eyes?
Efforts by politicians to drag courts through the partisan muck are proliferating, a Brennan Center analysis finds
Governor Cuomo prioritizes comprehensive campaign finance and voting reforms for the 2019 legislative session
New measures reinforce secrecy and make it harder to enforce existing money in politics protections
The government already has plenty of tools to address far-right violence
The proposed amendment could further politicize the state’s redistricting commission and hurt communities of color
With Michael Cohen, a consistent story on hush money payments is emerging
A vast array of obscure presidential powers spans everything from the military to criminal law, and some are ripe for abuse. They need to be reexamined.