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Public Opinion Overwhelmingly Supports Transparency: The Next Big Political Issue

David K. Rehr | Posted 03.10.2015 | Politics
David K. Rehr

The issues of transparency and accountability have moved beyond just declarations of support by politicians or their issuing a news release declaring strong support. Savvy politicians have the chance to become the champion of these issues in their respective levels of government.

Turn Away from the Cliff on Trade, State Legislators Group Tells Obama

Lori Wallach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lori Wallach

It says a lot when the new trade policy platform adopted by the bipartisan National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) is more progressive than w...

Wall Street Greed vs. Human Need: Some Basic Facts

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Which do you think is bigger -- the combined budget shortfalls of all 45 states that are currently running a deficit, or the combined annual pay packages of employees at the top 38 Wall Street firms?

Pew Center: TABOR's Restrictions Putting Colorado In Fiscal Peril

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Emily Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado isn't in the top 10 states in "fiscal peril," according to a new report from Pew Center on the States. It's number 11. Along with Georg...