by Alice Ollstein Posted on March 25, 2015 Updated: March 25, 2015
Could massive, diverse California go from one of the worst voter registration rates in the country to one of best?
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on March 19, 2015
As Congress fights over taxpayer funding for abortion, some local lawmakers are quietly working to change the conversation.
by Alice Ollstein Posted on March 16, 2015 Updated: March 16, 2015
Vermont Secretary of State James Condos tells ThinkProgress automatic registration would "benefit democracy in general as it will, most likely, increase voter turnout."
by Scott Keyes Posted on March 12, 2015
An innovative bill that will register 300,000 Oregonians to vote is about to become law.
by Bryce Covert Posted on February 20, 2015 Updated: February 20, 2015
Portland, OR employees and contractors will now be paid a $15 minimum wage.
by Zack Ford Posted on February 19, 2015 Updated: February 19, 2015
"No Court has ever held that religiously motivated conduct, expressive or otherwise, trumps state discrimination law in public accommodations."
by Kay Steiger Posted on February 14, 2015 Updated: February 14, 2015
When Kate Brown is sworn in next week, she'll make history as America's first openly bisexual governor.
by Bryce Covert Posted on February 10, 2015 Updated: February 10, 2015
Two bills would take action toward closing the state's 20 percent gender wage gap.
by Zack Ford Posted on February 3, 2015
Aaron and Melissa Klein may have to pay a lesbian couple up to $150,000 for refusing to sell them a wedding cake.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on November 3, 2014
In the last weeks of her life, Brittany Maynard sparked a national conversation about the right to die.