April 2010

 

BOE Urges Voters To Return Absentee Ballots
Friday, April 30, 2010


Bucyrus City Council moves to oust mayor
Friday, April 30, 2010


Barish: The Constitution and Corporations Don’t Mix
Friday, April 30, 2010


Chamber of Commerce Attacks Proposed Disclosure Of Corporate and Labor Union Campaign Expenditures Unleashed by Controversial Citizens United Decision
Thursday, April 29, 2010


Dem bill would blunt campaign finance ruling
Thursday, April 29, 2010


Supreme Court Justices Trade Barbs, Wit During Transparency and Disclosure Debate
Thursday, April 29, 2010


DISCLOSE Act Is Key First Step in Fixing “Citizens United”: Bill Would Help Prevent Corporate Cash from Overwhelming Democracy
Thursday, April 29, 2010


Van Hollen unveils companion bill to Schumer’s DISCLOSE Act
Thursday, Aprl 29, 2010


Senate Democrats unveil DISCLOSE Act
Thursday, April 29, 2010


Online Users Look For Government Information
Thursday, April 29, 2010


Doe v Reed: A Sigh of Relief on Campaign Finance Disclosure
Thursday, April 29, 2010


County has poor showing in census: Mail response rate lags 2000, is one of worst in Ohio
Thursday, April 29, 2010


Lawyer Joseph O’Malley pleads guilty as part of county corruption probe
Thursday, April 29, 2010


Capitol Square board to make rules in private
Thursday, April 29, 2010


John Paul Stevens: An Independent Life
Thursday, April 29, 2010


Warren County issues campaign finance reports
Thursday, April 29, 2010


Thousands of OSU students fail to fill out census
Wednesday, April 28, 2010


Cuyahoga County executive candidate’s ideas on campaign reform likely would not hold up in court, official saysCatherine Turcer
Wednesdy, April 28, 2010


American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio sues Cuyahoga County over transition records
Wednesday, April 28, 2010


Without Scalia, whither anonymity? John Doe No. 1 v. Reed, Argument recap
Wednesday, April 28, 2010


High Court to Hear ‘Blockbuster’ Speech Case
Wednesday, April 28, 2010


FEC Leaves Redistricting Question Open
Wednesday, April 28, 2010


Supreme Court Debates Case With Major Transparency, Free Speech Implications
Wednesday, April 28, 2010


Anonymity for political activists? John Doe No. 1, et al., v. Reed, et al., Argument preview
Wednesday, April 28, 2010


Schumer, Van Hollen Walking A Tightrope:
Wednesday, April 28, 2010


Blog: Commissioner refuses to release evaluation
Wednesday, April 28, 2010


Citizens United: An Update of News, Analysis
Tuesday, April 27, 2010


US House Adds Live Web Video
Tuesday, April 27, 2010


Citizens United Bill Next Week? Corporate Forces Attack
Tuesday, April 27, 2010


“Voter Fraud Agenda,” Indeed
Tuesday, April 27, 2010


Capitol Square board to make rules in private
Tuesday, April 27, 2010


Cleveland City Council President Martin J. Sweeney needs to stop delaying and produce the receipts: editorial
Tuesday, April 27, 2010


Financial records show 2010 could be one of the most expensive campaign years ever in Ohio
Tuesday, April 27, 2010


FEC Leaves Redistricting Question Open
Tuesday, April 27, 2010


Landmark Term for Free-Speech Decisions?
Tuesday, April 27, 2010


Are corporations people, too?
Monday, April 26, 2010


A cloud over the Capitol? Ohio lawmakers agree that Congress deserves the scorn coming from voters
Monday, April 26, 2010


Afraid of the Sunshine
Monday, April 26, 2010


Critics complain Brunner skirting reporting rules
Monday, April 26, 2010


Ohio AG, flush with cash, donates to fellow Dems
Monday, April 26, 2010


A Few More Choices: Seven ballots possible in May 4 primary
Monday, April 26, 2010


Campaign Contributions Show Big Money In Ohio Politics
Saturday, April 24, 2010


Census nears 2000 mail-in response rate
Friday, April 23, 2010


Campaign finance bill has GOP wary
Friday, April 23, 2010


Democrats plan to introduce bill to blunt ruling on political spending
Friday, April 23, 2010


Several Tributes Sought to Honor Moyer
Friday, April 23, 2010


Democrats Craft Citizens United Response — Talking Points Frame Bill As Non-Partisan
Friday, April 23, 2010


Campaign Donations: Access or Ideology?
Friday, April 23, 2010


Third Frontier backers raised $1.73M
Friday, April 23, 2010


Millions put into race for governor: Strickland, Kasich building bankrolls
Friday, April 23, 2010


Mt. Healthy board member fighting to televise meetings
Fridy, April 23, 2010


On the Ohio Campaign Trail: Jennifer Brunner’s Drive for U.S. Senate
Friday, April 23, 2010


U.S. Citizens Association Files Suit Against White House OMB and FEMA Over Freedom of Information Act Requests
Friday, April 23, 2010


Campaign Spending: Why Companies Are Holding Fire The high court ruling on corporate campaign spending hasn’t been a game-changer. Yet
Thursday, April 22, 2010


Jennifer Brunner, the top Ohio elections official, isn’t following federal election disclosure rules
Thursday, April 22, 2010


New Polling Information on the Citizens United Decision
Wednesday, April 21, 2010


The Other RNC Case: the Coordination Challenge in the Fifth Circuit
Wednesday, April 21, 2010


Tell us about the money
Wednesdy, April 22, 2010


PA Governor Renews Push for Merit Selection
Wednesday, April 21, 2010


Participation High in NC Public-Finance Program
Wednesday, April 21, 2010


Special Interests Continue Federal Lobbying Blitz, New Reports Indicate
Wednesday, April 21, 2010


Mother Jones Magazine Report Cites JAS
Wednesday, April 21, 2010


Editorial: The Court, Money and Politics
Tuesday, April 20, 2010


Election-Privacy Case Looms Before Supreme Court
Tuesday, April 20, 2010


Primary raises questions on party affiliation
Tuesday, April 20, 2010


Court magistrate sides with former Falls School Board member in open meetings law case
Tuesday, April 20, 2010


It’s to the public’s advantage to keep some med mart aspects secret during bidding: editorial
Tuesday, April 20, 2010


GOP candidates for secretary of state differ on redistricting reform
Monday, April, 19, 2010


Editorial: Big Money’s Alarming Political Edge
Monday, April 19, 2010


Voters are Left in the Dark about Who Funds Senators’ Campaigns
Monday, April 19, 2010


The Occlusion of Equality in Campaign Finance Law
Monday, April 19, 2010


Who’s paying for your congressional campaigns?
Monday, April 19, 2010


Corporations Aren’t Persons
Sunday, April 18, 2010


10 percent of Cuyahoga County’s voting machines fail pre-election tests
Friday, April 16, 2010


Democrats have most to lose in redrawing of House districts by governors
Friday, April 16, 2010


Editorial: A Fairer Way to Count
Friday, April 16, 2010


Money Talks But it Isn’t Speech
Friday, April 16, 2010


Follow the Money: The sad, sordid way we pay for campaigns.
Friday, April 16, 2010


Some Sunshine But Mostly Cloudy: County transition, charter, still difficult to scrutinize
Friday, April 16, 2010


Seven states lead in budget transparency
Friday, April 16, 2010


Democrats have most to lose in redrawing of House districts by governors
Wednesday, April 14, 2010


Ohio Revamps Campaign Finance Web Site
Wednesday, April 14, 2010


Corporate Disclosure Battle to Begin in Congress
Monday, April 12, 2010


Court ruling to be tested at next vote: Two state lawmakers working on legislation
Monday, April 12, 2010


Brunner calls for open primary system: All-in-one ballot may appease crossover voters
Monday, April 12, 2010


Honoring Justice Moyer
Monday, April 12, 2010


Teachers’ home addresses, phone numbers not a public record, judge rules
Monday, April 12, 2010


JAS: Justice Stevens ‘One of Best Friends America’s Courts Ever Had’
Sunday, April 11, 2010


Announcing Citizens’ Campaign Finance Policy Tool: Interactive Tool Lets Citizens See the Impact of Their Donations As They Select From a Menu of Policy Options in the States
Friday, April 9, 2010


OpenSecrets.org Launches New Section Investigating Independent Expenditures
Friday, April 9, 2010


Cuyahoga County judicial rankings go online, spark controversy
Friday, April 9, 2010


Media Advisory — Seven-day Countdown Begins: Mail Back Census Forms by April 16
Friday, April 9, 2010


Cuyahoga County will bar public review of proposals for medical mart builder
Friday, April 9, 2010


O’Connor stumps for judicial independence, improved civics education during Pedrick lecture
Friday, April 9, 2010


Agency Plans and Data
Thursday, April 8, 2010


O’Connor a ‘Crystallizing’ Critic of Citizens United?
Thursday, April 8, 2010


Records Shattered for State-Level Political Money
Thursday, April 8, 2010


Where’s your census form? Local residents among those nationwide complaining they never received their forms
Wednesday, April 7, 2010


Thomas J. Moyer: Ohio’s chief justice set a high standard as a person and as a judge
Wednesday, April 7, 2010


Census means votes later — and cash now: How Democrats and Republicans are talking about redistricting in 2011 to raise a ton of money in 2010
Wednesday, April 7, 2010


O’Connor’s Voice of Conscience
Wednesday, April 7, 2010


Changing political parties? Sign here
Wednesday, April 7, 2010


Ohio Secretary of State Brunner creates easier-to-navigate campaign-finance Web site
Wednesday, April 7, 2010


Hushed MoneyCould Karl Rove’s new 527 avoid campaign-finance disclosure requirements?
Wednesday, Aprl 7, 2010


Shareholder groups seek to limit corporate contributions: Shareholder groups aim to keep a lid on companies’ political spending in the wake of Citizens United v. the Federal Election Commission, a case in which the Supreme Court eased restrictions on corporate campaign spending
Tuesday, April 6, 2010


Petition signatures should be out in the open, Cordray says
Tuesday, April 6, 2010


Judging for Dollars: If you’re worried about what ‘Citizens United’ will do to congressional races, just wait until you see what it does to the justice system.
Tuesday, April 6, 2010


Coal, corruption and campaign finance reform
Tuesday, April 6, 2010


Making Voting Systems Open Source Could Forever Change Election Technology
Tuesday, April 6, 2010


Washington Lobbying Giants Cash in on Health Reform Debate: Patton Boggs Leads Center’s Ranking of Top Dozen Firms
Monday, April 5, 2010


Do campaign dollars sway judges?
Monday, April 5, 2010


Touch-screen voting machines sit, long after vote probe
Monday, April 5, 2010


Possible redistricting lights up state races’ fundraising
Monday, April 5, 2010


Akron’s legal struggle over campaign finance reform offers lessons for Cuyahoga County
Monday, April 5, 2010


Who will be the next chief justice?
Sunday, April 4, 2010


Big Money Flows to State Races:Both Parties Seek to Gain the Upper Hand Before Congressional Districts Are Redrawn
Sunday, April 4, 2010


Judging for Dollars: If you’re worried about what ‘Citizens United’ will do to congressional races, just wait until you see what it does to the justice system
Sunday, April 4, 2010


Taken to the limit, one more time: The city’s campaign finance law still needs repair
Sunday, April , 2010


Legal Center and League of Women Voters Release Redistricting Report
Saturday, April 3, 2010


Justice Brought to You By Your Corporate Sponsors
Saturday, April 3, 2010


Merit Updates From Pennsylvania
Satuday, April 3, 2010


Revolving Door Staffer Rebuked, Permanently Banned From Talking to Committee Staff
Saturday, April 3, 2010


Court seeks comment on new rule for recusal
Saturday, April 3, 2010


Ohio Chief Justice Thomas J. Moyer dies
Friday, April 2, 2010


Paperwork could complicate vote: Form required if changing parties or ballot may not count
Friday, April 2, 2010


State Election Official Teaches Students About Vote@17
Friday, April 2, 2010


States Move Away from Elections in Choosing Judges
Friday, April 2, 2010


Reforming Government in the Midwest: As the expense of running for public office in America continues to spiral, it threatens to cost our electoral system something priceless: its credibility.
Friday, April 2, 2010


Cuyahoga County: Early ‘by-mail’ voters keep Election Board busy
Friday, April 2, 2010


Citizens United challenges the strident side of Supreme Court ruling
Thursday, April 1, 2010


Sandra Day O’Connor speaks about judicial independence at Pomona Colleg
Thursday, April 1, 2010


Ohio Supreme Court orders Constitution Party’s AG candidate be put on ballot
Thursday, April 1, 2010


Lawyers dispute election ruling: Sides disagree whether Akron mayor violated limit on campaign funds
Thursday, April 1, 2010


Local cities lag behind state, nation in returning Census forms
Thursday, April 1, 2010