For today’s show, we present part 2 of Carousel’s annual SCOTUS roundup about some of the major U.S. Supreme Court decisions coming out of the latest session. For the first […]
State Democrats Announce Campaign Finance Reform Package
This morning, state legislators and advocates announced a new “Campaign Integrity package.” The package includes seven bills which aim to reduce the influence of campaign donors and make campaign finance […]
The Guardian Reveals Secret Emails from John Doe Probe of Governor Wal...
WORT FM producer Alejandro Alonso Galva catches up with Ed Pilkington, reporter from The Guardian’s US office. Their newly-published story revealed secret documents and emails collected by prosecutors during the […]
How the Supreme Court has opened the floodgates of money in politics
Doug Keith, Katz Fellow at the Brennan Center for Justice, has recently published a study looking at the effects of 6 one-vote decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court, and their […]
This Week on Mel & Floyd: The Powerball Tax for the Stupid, Senator Cruzz, The Overstated Nazi Involvement of Koch Senior, Fox and Fiends: “Cancer Bad, But Obama more Badder” […]
Who funds the state court judicial campaigns?
Scott Greytak, policy counsel and research analyst at Justice At Stake, discusses how funding of campaigns for so-called “independent” state court justices are becoming more political. Their report, “Bankrolling the […]