What Just Happened in the States

Structural barriers kept control of state legislatures largely the same, but multi-racial community coalitions succeeded in electing diverse candidates and passing progressive laws by ballot measure.

Multiple statehouses collaged
Defending Against Harmful Policies

State legislatures are on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic, trying to do their best to protect and provide vital social services to their constituents.

Mother and child pushing a cart through a grocery store while wearing protective masks