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Big-Money Courts Decide Fate of Local Fracking Rules

As states battle with municipalities over fracking regulations, oil and gas companies are spending big to elect the courts and legislatures that define the scope of local authority.

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Dirty Money, Dirty Water II

The Ohio Supreme Court ruled that municipalities cannot regulate fracking waste, but many of the justices who made this decision received large campaign contributions from fracking companies and fossil fuel interests.

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Making Justice Equal

Promoting equal, meaningful access to legal representation in the U.S. justice system is critical to ending poverty, combating discrimination, and creating opportunity.

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Redistricting and Representation

Manipulated election maps undermine the basic tenets of healthy democracy, including fair representation and government accountability. Redistricting procedures should be reformed to ensure a system of representative politics.

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Preventing Problems at the Polls: Pennsylvania

Recent political rhetoric has raised the potential for disruptions at the polls in Pennsylvania. The state’s antiquated election laws should provide stronger protections for voters, but the Pennsylvania Department of State has issued guidance clarifying rules for voter intimidation and behavior at the polls. Here are some things to watch out for.

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