Statehouse beats in 2020-21

Colorado — Associated Press: Colorado state legislature, with special focus on public health Connecticut — Associated Press: State policy issues at the intersection of mental health and criminal justice Illinois — Capitol News: 1) Illinois state legislature, especially its affect on ethnic and minority communities in Illinois 2) Videographer to cover state legislature and pressing

The Local Elections Initiative

One of the basic functions of the press is to provide citizens information on which to base their vote. In thousands of communities around the country, that basic responsibility has been abdicated. The consequences are dire. Numerous studies have shown that less news coverage leads to​ even lower voter turnout​, a ​less informed electorate,​ ​fewer