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Connecticut Senate Split: Who’s in Charge Now?

By Lara Beecher, Robert Lopez, Michael Dole and Ben Spear, Connecticut Research Staff 

Who Will Control the Connecticut Senate Now?Connecticut’s State Senate is evenly split between the Democratic Party and the Republican Party for the first time in over a hundred […]

By |December 2nd, 2016|Legislative Issues|

Legislative Toss-Up Chambers

Toss-Up Lower ChambersToss-Up Upper Chambers

By |November 8th, 2016|2016 Elections News and Updates|

What If the Republican Party has a Dream Down-Ballot Year?

If Republicans Win the Battleground Chambers, Here is What It Looks Like

By |November 8th, 2016|2016 Elections News and Updates|

What If the Democratic Party has a Dream Down-Ballot Year?

If Democrats Win the Battleground Chambers, Here is What It Looks Like

By |November 8th, 2016|2016 Elections News and Updates|

Puerto Rico: Crisis, PROMESA and the Puerto Rican Legislative Assembly

By Allison Rollins, Legislative Associate

puerto-rico-debt-blogThe summer of 2016 was marked by continuing reports of Puerto Rico’s crippling financial and public health crises. The island has a 68% debt-to-GDP ratio with $70 billion in outstanding […]

By |October 20th, 2016|Blogs, Legislative Issues|

September 13 Primary Results Highlights

Primary Results HighlightsDelaware, New Hampshire, New York and Rhode Island held primaries yesterday for several state and federal races. In case you missed it, here are the highlights of the unofficial primary results:

  • In New Hampshire’s Democratic gubernatorial primary, Executive Councilor Colin Van […]
By |September 14th, 2016|2016 Elections News and Updates|

11 Maine Legislators Urged Secretary of State to Declare LePage Mentally Unfit

By Zack Cairns, Legislative Associate

governor-lepage-mentally-unfit-blogMaine’s Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap (D) shot down the latest effort to expel Governor Paul LePage (R) from office. Earlier this week, a group of Democratic and Independent legislators urged Dunlap […]

By |September 9th, 2016|Legislative Issues|

August 30 Primary Results Highlights

August 30 Primary Results HighlightsArizona and Florida held primaries yesterday for several state and federal races. In case you missed it, here are the highlights of the unofficial primary results:

  • In Arizona’s legislative primaries, three incumbents were defeated: Representatives Matt Kopec (D) […]
By |August 31st, 2016|2016 Elections News and Updates|

NCSL 2016 Legislative Summit

NCSL Legislative Summit Recap (blog)The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) held its 2016 Legislative Summit in Chicago, Illinois this past week. Over 5,000 state legislators, staff, corporate, trade association, advocacy group and union attendees participated in over a hundred issue sessions, task force and […]

By |August 15th, 2016|Groups Events Recaps|

August 9 Primary Results Highlights

August 9 Primary Results HighlightsFour states – Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin – held primaries yesterday for several local, state and federal races. In case you missed it, here are the highlights of the primary results:

  • In Vermont’s open seat gubernatorial […]
By |August 10th, 2016|2016 Elections News and Updates|