Home Civil Rights Voters' Rights

Voters' Rights

Voting rights advocates air worries about onslaught of new state election...

WASHINGTON — A U.S. House elections panel on Thursday heard from witnesses about the need to craft a new formula that identifies which states...

After financing xenophobic campaign, FirstEnergy deplores anti-Asian bigotry

There has been a terrifying surge in violence against Asians over the past year, prompting one Ohio company to take a stand on an...

Biden slams ‘un-American’ GOP drive to curb voting rights in the...

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Thursday in his first formal news conference since taking office blasted Republican-controlled state legislatures that are seeking to...

Local control, or killing renewables? Bill sparks debate

A bill that would allow neighbors to block wind turbines and solar arrays in the rural corners of Ohio is sparking an intense debate...

Advocates tout an “incredible opportunity” to tamp down gerrymandering

Despite all the horrors of the coronavirus pandemic, it delivered one wrinkle that some advocates believe is an unprecedented opportunity to mitigate "partisan gerrymandering."  Ever...

How national voting rights bill would impact Ohio’s election system

As state legislatures across the country consider how to alter their election systems, Democrats in Congress are pushing for nationwide reforms they say would...

Sweeping voting rights package passes U.S. House

The House passed sweeping voting rights, redistricting, campaign finance and ethics reform, late Wednesday night along party lines in a 220 to 210 vote, but the historic package...

The legislature was stormed in England three centuries ago. Parliament marks...

On Tuesday, FBI Director Christopher Wray was peppered by senators' questions about Trump supporters' Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol as Congress worked to...

Ohio leaders say they’d like more competitive lege, congressional districts, cite...

Gov. Mike DeWine and Lt. Gov. Jon Husted on Tuesday said they hope a new system of drawing congressional and state legislative districts will...

Ohio ‘militia’ members planned Capitol violence in November, prosecutors say

Members of an unregulated Ohio militia began plotting a violent attempt to overturn the presidential election just days after cable networks first projected President...
Adjust Font Size