(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- Despite the push from activists, corporate leaders and Democrats to reject legislation imposing new restrictions on voting, late Thursday, the Florida legislature passed an omnibus election bill that, among other things, limits ballot drop boxes compared to current law. The state Senate... Read More.
(TALLAHASSE, Fla.) -- Following the first recent election cycle where Democrats outpaced Republicans in voting-by-mail, lawmakers in Florida are working down to the wire to make changes to state voting laws. The Florida Senate passed a bill Monday that, in part, limits the use of... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A bill designed to change how Arizona's early voting list works was voted down in the Republican-led state Senate where it was originally expected to pass. SB 1485, would have dissolved the word "permanent" from references to the state's early voting list,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Hearkening back to the boycotts during the civil rights movement and apartheid, Georgia faith leaders representing over 1,000 Georgia churches have called for a nationwide boycott of Home Depot, accusing the largest company based in the Peach State of standing on... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Partisan divides were on full display Tuesday morning as the Senate Judiciary Committee discussed a wave of restrictive voting legislation introduced in statehouses across the country and federal legislation that would standardize voting laws. Republicans across 47 states have introduced 361 voting-related bills... Read More.
Days after directors James Mangold and Antoine Fuqua announced they were moving their respective projects out of Atlanta in protest of a controversial voting law, Ryan Coogler says he and Black Panther 2 are staying put. Mangold was to have directed the fifth Indiana Jones movie in Atlanta, and Fuqua... Read More.
Will Smith's production company, Westbrook, is officially pulling his upcoming movie out of Georgia over the state's new restrictive voting laws. “At this moment in time, the Nation is coming to terms with its history and is attempting to eliminate vestiges of institutional racism to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- For Tarra Simmons, a representative in the Washington legislature, Wednesday was a "full-circle moment." After initially failing in 2020, Gov. Jay Inslee restored voting rights to more than 20,000 people with felony convictions who are out of prison, but still under community... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Amid the fallout over Georgia's new sweeping elections law, Texas Democrats and voting rights activists are strategizing how to get some of the state's biggest employers to apply political pressure on lawmakers weighing restrictive voting bills in the Lone Star State. Over the... Read More.
BY: ALISA WIERSEMA, ABC NEWS (AUSTIN, TX) -- Amid a growing national discourse over ballot access, several major companies voiced concerns -- and in some cases, outright objections -- over bills that voting rights advocates say would make it harder to vote in... Read More.
By Mark Osborne and Quinn Scanlan, ABC News(ATLANTA) -- MLB has moved this year's All-Star Game out of Atlanta following controversy generated by Georgia's restrictive new voting law."Over the last week, we have engaged in thoughtful conversations with... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- Tyler Perry weighed in on Georgia's new voting law on Tuesday, suggesting the Department of Justice should take action. However, the media mogul, whose Tyler Perry Studios is based in Atlanta, also warned against pulling... Read More.