The 24-hour news cycle is filled with politics coverage, but not everything gets the attention it deserves. Here are five politics stories you may have missed in the past week.
- After 11-year hiatus, could death penalty soon be carried out again in California? – 8/24. The California Supreme Court last week largely upheld a controversial voter-approved ballot measure that speeds up the execution process. – LA Times
- Denver elevates immigration stance – 8/28. The city joins Chicago, New York and others in challenging President Donald Trump on immigration. — Denver Post
- General Assembly clears key hurdles to meet maps deadline – 8/28. Under court orders, the North Carolina legislature is redrawing the state’s legislative map, ahead of the 2018 elections. – Charlotte Observer
- Kasich, Hickenlooper agree on health-care proposal – 8/29. The Republican and Democratic governors say they have a plan to stabilize the marketplaces. – Columbus Dispatch
- Ninth Circuit hears fight over interpretation of Trump travel ban – 8/28. The appeals court appears poised to reject the administration’s argument that grandparents should be included in the ban. — Politico