Democracy Happy Hour – March 15, 2023

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Democracy Happy Hour, March 15, 2023 - Meeting Recordings & Chat File:

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Democracy Happy Hour Upcoming Topics/Schedule:

  • Mar 22nd - Walking Ancient Paths to Peace: Learning from Lived Experience to Strengthen Democracy with Stephanie Nestlerode of 7th Generation Labs
  • Mar 29th - Electronic Registration Information Center or ERIC: What is it and do we need it?
  • Apr 5th - Local Intersections: Working Together to Strengthen Democracy


Democracy by Lottery: Letting Everyday People Decide Links:

Democracy in the News Links:


Ex-Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder, former Ohio GOP leader Matt Borges found guilty -


‘Dark Money’ Ohio Bribe Verdict Shows Citizens United Limit -


Prosecutors Signal Criminal Charges for Trump Are Likely -


Trump in growing legal and political peril ahead of 2024 -


Trump claims violence he inspired on Jan. 6 was Pence’s fault -


‘History Will Hold Donald Trump Accountable’ for Jan. 6, Pence Says -


Ga. Republicans push for prosecutorial oversight amid Trump election probe -


GOP state officials at U.S. House hearing push back against federal election oversight -


DOJ takes on the Jan. 6 Tucker Carlson tapes -


House GOP plots new January 6 probes despite internal backlash over McCarthy giving Carlson footage -


How a civil war erupted at Fox News after the 2020 election -


Some Election Officials Refused to Certify Results. Few Were Held Accountable. -


G.O.P. States Abandon Bipartisan Voting Integrity Group, Yielding to Conspiracy Theories -


Breaking Up With ERIC: Why Are These 3 States Leaving? -


Withdrawals from ERIC are the result of politics that hurt the integrity and security of U.S. elections, say current and former election officials -


Conspiracy theory whirlwind threatens to blow Texas out of national program that keeps voter rolls updated -


House panel endorses bill that would create state ‘election integrity unit’ -


Arizona Sues After County Puts an Election Skeptic in Charge of Voting -


California Considers Giving the Incarcerated a Right to Vote -


Florida Republicans are prepping changes to local election laws and school board races -


A Florida-Sized Roadblock for the League of Women Voters -


DeSantis crackdown on free speech and civil rights blasted by beloved voting rights group -


Trump ‘White House in waiting’ helped develop Ohio voting bill touted as model for states -


Voting rights expansion bill heads to governor’s desk -


Oregon takes step toward letting people in prison vote -


Wyden, Blumenauer try again to export Oregon mail voting, automatic registration to rest of US -


GOP showcases states with added voter ID laws as model for country -


Federal Homeland Security Grant Funds Directed to Election Security -


North Carolina Supreme Court To Rehear State-Level Redistricting Case Underlying Moore v. Harper -


Voting rights case in North Carolina Supreme Court: The issues, arguments and potential outcomes -


The U.S. Supreme Court’s Latest Order Could Throw a Wrench in a Major Election Case -


Outside groups take a first stab at a Supreme Court ethics code -


Election-denying donors pour millions into key Wisconsin supreme court race -


Back-to-Back Bank Collapses Came After Deregulatory Push -




SVB’s Lobby Groups Fought Proposal To Bolster Deposit Insurance -


Collapsed Silicon Valley Bank enlisted ‘revolving door’ lobbyists to push its policy agenda in Washington -


SVB CEO Greg Becker lobbied the government to relax some Dodd-Frank provisions on regional lenders in 2015. Trump did in 2018. -


Cryptocurrency industry lobbying and political contributions skyrocketed in 2022 -


Elizabeth Warren: Silicon Valley Bank Is Gone. We Know Who Is Responsible. -


Inside the “Private and Confidential” Conservative Group That Promises to “Crush Liberal Dominance” -


Democracy dies without trust and truth: Shore up civics in schools -




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