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State Net Capitol Journal: Former Preclearance States Moving Ahead With Voting Law Changes
Posted on 16 Jul 2013 by State Net

Within hours of the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling last month freeing states with a history of voter discrimination from having to obtain federal approval before making any changes to their voting laws, Texas officials announced they would begin enforcing... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal: Justice Department Sues To Block N.C. Voter ID Law
Posted on 8 Oct 2013 by State Net

The U.S. Department of Justice filed a lawsuit last month to block North Carolina's new voter ID law, which some critics have called the most sweeping of its kind. The law was signed by Gov. Pat McCrory (R) in August, just two months after the... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal: What Supreme Court Decisions Could Mean For the States
Posted on 30 Jul 2013 by State Net

By Lou Cannon The Supreme Court's momentous rulings last month on three issues shook up the country and the states. The court gave conservatives a victory on voting rights while moving the country in a liberal direction on marriage equality. Disappointing... Read More