September 27, 2016

NewsOK By Brianna Bailey September 26, 2016 On Nov. 8, Oklahomans will head to the polls to weigh in on everything from the president and state legislators, to state questions and school bonds. And speaking of state questions, here’s a look at everything you need to know about the right-to-farm …

September 9, 2016

Slate, September 9, 2016 By Henry Grabar Pre-emption has become the most powerful statehouse tactic of our time. In May 2011, Wisconsin’s Republican Gov. Scott Walker approved Senate Bill 23, which prohibited the state’s municipalities from enacting paid sick leave laws. From the outside, it might’ve appeared as if he was …

April 4, 2016

Wisconsin Gazette April 1, 2016 by LISA NEFF “Paper or plastic?” isn’t going away anytime soon in Wisconsin. Gov. Scott Walker signed legislation March 30 protecting plastic bags from community bans. AB 730 prohibits local governments from regulating the commercial use of plastic bags or other “auxiliary containers” such a cups, bottles …