- Jun 11, 2018
After the Supreme Court upheld Ohio's aggressive methods of pruning its voter registration rolls Monday, a triumphant Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted suggested other states look to it as a model.
The National Law Journal: Justices, sharply divided, say Ohio's voter registration purges are lawfulJun 11, 2018
Ohio’s process for updating its voter registration rolls does not violate the National Voter Registration Act, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday.
The Washington Post: The Energy 202: Scott Pruitt takes another significant policy step as controversies swirlJun 8, 2018
Scott Pruitt's agency took the initial step this week toward changing how it calculates the economic benefits and costs of regulatory decisions, a revision long sought by conservative allies of PresidentTrump, according to a report by me and Chris Mooney.
The Washington Post: Pruitt enlisted security detail in picking up dry cleaning, moisturizing lotion
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt asked members of his 24/7 security detail to run errands for him on occasion, including picking up his dry cleaning and taking him in search of a favorite moisturizing lotion, according to two individuals familiar with those trips who spoke on the condition of anonymity to talk frankly.
- Jun 7, 2018
Some time before June 25, the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to hand down rulings on two cases with momentous impacts on who controls power in state legislatures and the U.S. Congress. “These cases are likely to be the most important democracy cases in decades,” says Michael Li, senior counsel at the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University.
- Jun 7, 2018
Seven current or former members of President Donald Trump’s Cabinet have spent almost $450,000 in political campaign funds since being confirmed by the U.S. Senate, according to Federal Election Commission records.
- Jun 6, 2018
Scott Pruitt, the former Oklahoma attorney general who was appointed by President Donald Trump to head the Environmental Protection Agency and has been in the middle of a number of scandals since taking the job, finds himself in the midst of yet another ethics scandal.
- Jun 5, 2018
Arizona voters will no longer have two registration forms — one for federal elections, one for state — after the state settled a lawsuit Monday over a system two nonprofits called a confusing burden on voters.
- Jun 5, 2018
Arizona election officials agreed Monday to settle a lawsuit that claimed the state’s two-track voter registration process was unduly burdensome and “irrationally” disenfranchised thousands of voters.