Democracy Happy Hour — December 7, 2022

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Democracy Happy Hour, December 7, 2022 - Meeting Recordings & Chat File:

Fix Democracy First 2022 End-of-Year Fundraiser – Gifts available at various donation levels -

Democracy Happy Hour Upcoming Topics/Schedule:

Dec 14 – Is the US a Republic, Democracy or Both?

Dec 21 – NO Democracy Happy Hour this week - Holiday Break

Dec 28 NO Democracy Happy Hour this week - Holiday Break

Jan 4 – January 6th: Two Years Later

Jan 11 – Democracy Legislation in 2023: What Can We Expect?

Jan 18 – The Influence of Fossil Fuel Lobbyists w/ James Browning from Global Energy Monitor  


Local Actions/Links:

National Actions/Links:

  • ACTION ALERT: Electoral Count Reform Act (ECRA) Senate Bill S.4573 –

Moore v Harper Opening Arguments Links:

Democracy in the News Links:

Warnock Beats Walker, Giving Democrats 51st Senate Seat -

House Jan. 6 Committee to Issue Criminal Referrals, Chairman Says -

Jan. 6 report details emerge as panel enters final phase. What we know about next steps. -

DOJ wants ‘all’ transcripts and evidence in House January 6 probe, Garland says -

Top Trump adviser Stephen Miller testifies to January 6 federal grand jury -

Justice Dept. subpoenas Ariz., Mich., Wis. officials for Trump communications -

Appeals Court Scraps Special Master Review in Trump Documents Case -

Trump faces peril in docs probe after decades of scrutiny -

Trump Organization Found Guilty in Tax Fraud Scheme -

Trump’s Call for ‘Termination’ of Constitution Draws Rebukes -

Trump embraces extremism as he seeks to reclaim office -

Ariz. county ordered to certify election as GOP lawyers are sanctioned -

Pennsylvania’s Luzerne County certifies election after being sued -

Pennsylvania Republicans reconsider their war on mail voting -

Fetterman Taps Person Who Literally Wrote the Book on Killing Senate Filibuster as Chief of Staff -

Manchin and Klobuchar: Omnibus likely place for electoral count overhaul -

The big stakes in the Supreme Court’s new LGBTQ rights case -

Supreme Court seems to side with web designer opposed to same-sex marriage -

The Supreme Court will hear Biden's student-loan forgiveness case in February. Here's what that means for millions of borrowers waiting for relief. -

Supreme Court won’t hear case brought by a group of voters against Dominion Voting Systems and Facebook -

WA Supreme Court clears way for state to collect capital-gains tax -

Walker-Warnock U.S. Senate race in Georgia most expensive in 2022 cycle as runoff intensifies -


How Artificial Intelligence Swayed The Midterm Elections - And Will Become A Permanent Feature Of Democracy -

Stakeholder activism can have a big influence on corporate political donations -

Vows to reject corporate PAC money on the rise for incoming Congress -

The effort to ban members of Congress from trading stocks is mostly dead — at least for now -

Federal Election Commission passes new digital ad disclosure rule -

WA appeals court largely upholds Eyman campaign finance violations -

WA Secretary of State announces election security funding -

What you need to know about New York’s new statewide public campaign finance program -

Which states will be the next to consider open primaries? -

Final five voting may be having its moment -

Georgia Runoffs Could Be Replaced by an Instant Runoff -

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