Local Politics

Jun
16
The Lottery Society

The Lottery Society

The college-for-vaccine sweepstakes is like a plot point in a dystopian sci-fi satire — only it’s real.
Jun
01
From Anti-Union Law Firm To Blue-State Governor?

From Anti-Union Law Firm To Blue-State Governor?

Tom Perez just took a cushy gig at a union-busting law firm, and he might still run for governor of Maryland anyway.
May
25
The War On Tenant Protections

The War On Tenant Protections

Bankrolled by real estate moguls, Republicans aim to invalidate local laws designed to protect tenants during the pandemic.
May
25
The Campaign To Crush Gig Workers

The Campaign To Crush Gig Workers

After a successful $200 million California initiative, gig companies’ ties to NY Dems could pay off in another anti-worker law.
May
18
Everything’s Bigger In Texas, Even The Hypocrisy

Everything’s Bigger In Texas, Even The Hypocrisy

In a bid to be America’s biggest hypocrites, Texas Republicans cut off jobless benefits days after moving to extend corporate handouts.
May
18
Big Money v. The Public Option

Big Money v. The Public Option

May
03
SAVE THE DATE: Nina Turner Live Chat On 5/6

SAVE THE DATE: Nina Turner Live Chat On 5/6

On Thursday 5/6 at 7pm ET (4pm PT), Daily Poster subscribers will talk with progressive movement leader Nina Turner,
Apr
23
Delaware Just Humiliated Its Democratic Senators

Delaware Just Humiliated Its Democratic Senators

Sens. Carper and Coons killed a $15 federal minimum wage — now legislators in their state have advanced the same initiative and slammed their talking points.
Apr
19
Biden’s Inaction Moves Health Care Fight To States

Biden’s Inaction Moves Health Care Fight To States

In Colorado and Washington state, lawmakers are grappling with how to create public health insurance alternatives in the face of industry opposition.