Can’t we protect our health and the right to vote?
That decision sent what I believe to be a clear message to Americans: Don’t turn to the Supreme Court to protect your right to vote, even in the case of a genuine emergency.
“It is alarming to see the fossil fuel industry trying to pit environmentalists and labor unions against one another."
“Pollution from prescription drugs threatens public health and the safety of drinking water."
A Wisconsin judge ruled on Thursday that laws passed by the Republican-controlled legislature in December to limit the powers of newly elected...
"This is the kind of thing autocrats do," declared journalist Ari Berman.
Republican legislators worked throughout Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning to pass a sweeping package of lame-duck bills to give power to the Republican-controlled Legislature before Republican Governor Scott Walker leaves office in January.
"This is outrageous abuse of power and should be huge national scandal."
"Warning to our friends across the country: what happens in Wisconsin doesn't stay in Wisconsin. The GOP (and Kochs) use the state as a petri dish for terrible hard-right ideas. If this works, it'll spread elsewhere."