New proposal to combat government dysfunction, NYPD disbands controversial Muslim surveillance unit, New York joins the National Popular Vote Compact, and former Brennan Center fellow Barton Gellman wins a Pulitzer Prize.
Our latest Fair Courts E-lert highlights a bill in Oklahoma that could change the selection of Judicial Nominating Commission members, a new Iowa Supreme Court rule allowing for expanded news coverage in the Court, and more.
President Obama and other top officials push voting rights protection at a civil rights summit, and a bill is introduced in Congress that would restore voting rights to 4.4 million Americans with criminal convictions in their past.
The Supreme Court strikes down overall contribution limits 5-4, New York politicians fail to include comprehensive campaign finance reform in budget and Nebraska makes it easier for people to register to vote.
New York State makes final push for public financing ahead of the April 1 budget deadline, de Blasio administration names first ever NYPD Inspector General, and Obama releases a proposal to end the NSA's bulk data collection program.