Nevada’s incoming legislature will make history.
Party leaders were ready to fight back at their first post-election mass gathering.
Well, truth be told, Trump's right, the way we choose our president is in fact rigged against democracy.
Trump is a big factor in many states.
As important as presidential and congressional races are to a working families' agenda, it is often the statehouses and the mayor's offices that can make the quickest change.
The Republican nominee is very unpopular in states Democrats are targeting.
He's asking supporters to donate to eight progressives.
While attention is focused on one battleground state after another to see which political juggernauts will end up at the presidential ballot box, significant change is making its way through city and state legislatures in Oregon.
NICD's Civility Revolution: Proven Strategies, New State Leaders, Active Foot Soldiers and a Ready-and-Eager American Public
Just last week, a large survey of citizens asserted loudly their dislike of the rampant incivility in our nation. NICD heard them - loud and clear. And I am deeply proud that several of our key programs, which are growing daily, are exactly the actions needed to turn the tide on incivility.
The vast majority of gun shootings are done with a handgun, not at a school and not by people with a mental illness. Yet, we try to reduce access to assault rifles, spend a disproportionate about of time on school safety (disproportionate, not ill spent) and focus on mental illness as a reason for a shooting. Each of these are important and should be addressed, but we are missing the point and not going to reduce most of the gun violence in America by focusing on these three things.
For 2016, states need to resolve to do better. To some degree, NAMI's report provides a road map for action. Beyond budget trends, it surveys legislation by topic and marks with gold starts those that NAMI considers notable, capable of serving as models for other states.