Posts Tagged ‘Connecticut Secretary of State Denise Merrill’

Jul
2015
10

Former Member Says Corporations, Lawmakers Vote Side-by-Side on Laws at ALEC Retreats

Former Member Says Corporations, Lawmakers Vote Side-by-Side on Laws at ALEC Retreats
  When the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) recently met at a resort hotel in Savannah, Geogia, investigative reporters from NBC 11Alive decided to find out what was really going on. They reserved hotel rooms at the resort and attempted to speak to lobbyists and legislators. The resulting news report is almost Daily Show-esque in...
Mar
2012
8

Connecticut to Pursue Laws that Will (Gasp!) Encourage, Not Suppress, Voting

Connecticut to Pursue Laws that Will (Gasp!) Encourage, Not Suppress, Voting
Connecticut Secretary of State Denise Merrill has announced that her state will buck the national trend of voter suppression and pass laws to make it easier to vote on election day. Two proposals include same-day registration and an online voter database. Citing an outdated system, Merrill told the Hartford Courant that the state needs to [&hellip...
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