Categories: "state government" or "Andrew Cuomo" or "Eliot Spitzer" or "Governor Scott Walker" or "prosecutors" or "redistricting"

Gerrymandering, Now a Motion Picture

April 18th, 2011
Elbridge Gerry signed the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation, but he refused to sign the Constitution because there was no Bill of Rights. He was our fifth vice president, but nationally he?s most remembered for his partisan… more »

On Wisconsin, On Wisconsin!

February 21st, 2011
What has been happening in Madison, Wisconsin, should cheer anyone who has lost hope in American democracy. It is even balm for the despair many of us feel about the often passive Democratic Party. While the Democratic state senators Governor Scott… more »

Right Man for the Job?

April 27th, 2010
Every time those tea party people start talking about state?s rights, I get the chills. Maybe you know a state where government is chugging along responsibly doing the work of the people, but I haven?t heard of one. Here in New York, we?re… more »