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By Josh Funk, Associated Press
More than two dozen bills seeking to restrict transgender health care access have been introduced across 11 states — Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Virginia — for the legislative sessions beginning in…
By Hannah Schoenbaum, Associated Press
Statehouse victories for Republicans around the country in this month's midterm elections are resonating for trans people as they mark Sunday's Transgender Day of Remembrance, an international observance honoring victims of anti-transgender violence and raising awareness of the threats trans people face.
At least 20 states have introduced “Don’t Say Gay” laws this year. But in a handful of states, versions of the legislation have existed for decades.
By Kate Sosin, The 19th
Various state legislators around the country are calling it quits this year, in part because of the low pay.
By Susan Haigh, Associated Press
By Chloe Jones
The Brennan Center, an independent nonpartisan law and policy organization in New York, found that more than 253 restrictive voting bills had been introduced in legislatures across 43 states just this year through Feb. 23 — up from 35 bills…
Although most national attention is focused on the races for president and Congress, policies and agendas at the state and local levels are on the ballot as well. Voters across the country are considering ballot measures about racism and election…
By PBS NewsHour
This week's Nevada caucuses and next week's South Carolina primary have the most diverse electorates thus far in the 2020 presidential race. But there are stark divides in gender representation in those states' own legislative halls. Capri Cafaro, a former…
By Alan Suderman, Associated Press
Democratic leaders said Virginians should expect a higher minimum wage, new gun restrictions and greater abortion rights after their party flipped control of the state House and Senate in Tuesday's election.
By Bill Barrow, Associated Press
Democrats took full control of the Virginia legislature for the first time in more than two decades.
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