States Sue Over Rule Limiting Them From Blocking Pipeline Projects

By Rebecca Beitsch, The Hill. -

A coalition of 20 states is suing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over a rule that weakens states’ ability to block pipelines and other controversial projects that cross their [...]

ALEC Leading Right-Wing Campaign To Reopen The Economy

By David Armiak and Alex Kotch, Exposed by CMD. -

Documents obtained by the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) show that a powerful corporate lobby front group, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), is playing a leading role in the [...]

How State Officials Can Save Main Street With Three Urgent Actions

By the Public Banking Institute. -

As states and cities face a tsunami of emergency expenses, collapsing tax revenues, and a shrinking bond market, we wanted to bring to your attention some new funding possibilities that have [...]