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March 2022 

Minnesota Legislature | House Passes $1 Billion Plan For Frontline Worker Bonuses | 3/24/22 
(Cedrick Frazier,Minnesota House, D-45A) 

Politico | Muslim Leaders Want Nypd Official Censured For Denying Post-9/11 Surveillance | 3/23/22 
(Shahana Hanif, New York City Council, D-39) 

Bronx Times | Op-ed | The Bronx Is Suffocating. We Need $15 Billion To Fix It. | 3/22/22
(Kenneth Burgos, New York Assembly, D-85)  

90.5 Wesa | Facing A New Political Landscape, Kinkead Draws Challenger In 20th State House District | 3/22/22
(Emily Kinkead, Pennsylvania House, D-20)

Daily News | Mayor Adams Condemns Nypd’s Surveillance Of Muslims After Top Cop Downplays It: ‘what We Did Was Wrong’ | 3/21/22
(Shahana Hanif, New York City Council, D-39) 

Pittsburgh City Paper | Staffing Shortages, Pandemic, Politics Take Toll On Pennsylvania Teachers | 3/21/22
(Lindsey Williams, Pennsylvania Senate, D- 38)

Colorado Times Recorder | We Need More Affordable Housing in Denver | 3/21/22 
(Candi CdeBaca, Denver City Council, D-9, CO) 

Steamboat Pilot & Today | Roberts’ Bills To Prevent Crime Signed Into Law | 3/20/22
(Dylan Roberts, Colorado Senate, D-8)

Los Angeles Times | L.A. On The Record: What Is A Job, Anyway? | 3/19/22
(Marina Torres, Los Angeles City Attorney, CA) 

SunSentinel | Candidate Who Considered Running For Deutch Seat Says He Won’t Run | 3/18/22
(Chad Klitzman, Broward County Supervisor of Elections, FL)

The Denver Post | “Brutalized With Little Recourse”: Colorado Lawmakers Take A First Step To Protect Sex Workers | 3/17/22
(Brianna Titone, Colorado House, D-27)

Patch | Housing, Behavioral Health Bills Would Put Federal Dollars To Work | 3/17/22
(Dylan Roberts, Colorado Senate, D-8)

Cal Matters | Bill Would Prohibit Foreign Influence In California Elections | 3/17/22
(Alex Lee, California Assembly member, D-25)

Colorado Newsline | Housing, Behavioral Health Bills Would Put Federal Dollars To Work | 3/17/22

(Dylan Roberts, Colorado House, D-26 | Julie Gonzales, Colorado State Senate D-34 | James Coleman, South San Francisco City Council, D-4, CA | etc.) 

The Kansas City Star | Schools are everything to Johnson County. Don’t let Topeka strip away their funding | 3/16/22
(Melissa Cheatham, Overland Park City Council, Ward 2, KS)

Axios Washington D.C. | Town Talker: Council Hopefuls Seek Votes Of Gentrifiers And Natives | 3/16/22
(Zachary Parker, Washington, DC Council, Ward 5)

StarTribune | Josh Pauly Announces Resignation From Minneapolis School Board | 3/16/22
(Josh Pauly, former Minneapolis School Board, at-large, MN) 

Sentinel & Enterprise | Massachusetts Suicide Prevention Group Launches Text Line Designed For Young People | 3/16/22
(Becca Rausch, Massachusetts Senate, Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex District, MA) 

Government Technology | Annapolis, Md., To Spend $1.5m On Electric Ferry, Other Evs | 3/15/22
(Keanuú Smith-Brown, former candidate for Annapolis City Council, Ward 3, MD) 

Florida Politics | Anna Eskamani Files For Re-Election In New Hd 42 | 3/15/22
(Anna Eskamani, Florida House of Representatives, D-47)

The Daily Journal | In Assembly Race, A Young Perspective | 3/15/22
(James Coleman, South San Francisco City Council, D-4, CA) 

WHYY PBS | Paid Family And Medical Leave Poised To Become Law In Delaware | 3/14/22
(Sarah McBride, Delaware Senate, D-1) 

Queens Daily Eagle | Queens Lawmaker Lays Out Plan For City Parks | 3/14/22
(Shekar Krishnan, New York City Council, D-25) 

CW 39 Houston | Sxsw Democracy: Texas Quorum Breakers Reflect On Trying To Stop Voting Rights Bill | 3/13/22
(Jasmine Crockett, Texas House of Representatives, D-100) 

Austin American-Statesman | ‘Your Best Is Always Good Enough’: Rep. Jessica González Named Women Of The Year Honoree | 3/13/22
(Jessica Gonzalez, Texas House of Representative, D-104) 

Colorado Newsline | Historic Debate On Colorado Abortion Rights Results In Bill Advancing To Final House Vote | 3/12/22
(Lindsey Daugherty, Colorado House of Representatives, D-29)

The Southern Illinoisan | Man Convicted Of Hate Crime Runs To Unseat Cook County’s First Openly Gay Commissioner | 3/11/22
(Kevin Morrison, Cook County Board Commissioner, D-15, IL) 

Sun Post | Sanberg Withdraws From Legislative Race Due To Redistricting | 3/10/22
(Kimberly Sanberg, former candidate for Minnesota House) 

The Banner Press | Texas Senate Candidate Speaks At Democratic Club | 3/10/22
(Josh Tutt, candidate for Texas State Senate, D-18) 

Spectrum News NY 1 | How New York Officials Want To Tackle Housing Costs | 3/9/22
(Michelle Hinchey, New York Senate, D-46)

Fox 23 | Portland Charter Commission Discusses Proposals To Change City Government | 3/9/22 
(Marpheen Chann, Portland Charter Commission, At-Large, ME)  

Florida Politics | Florida And The Nation React To Passage Of ‘Parental Rights’ Bill, Dubbed ‘Don’t Say Gay’ By Critics | 3/8/22 
(Janelle Perez, Candidate For Florida State Senate and Eunic Ortiz, Candidate for Florida State Senate)

GPB News | Cordele Moving Ahead With Removing Confederate Monument | 3/7/22
(Joshua Deriso, Former Candidate for Georgia State House, D-148) 

The Virginian-Pilot | Far More Black Women Die During Childbirth Than White Women. A Portsmouth Lawmaker Is Trying To Tackle The Racial Disparity. | 3/6/22 
(Nadarius Clark, Delegate for Virginia House, D-79) 

Parents | Why We Need To Stop Outing LGBTQIA+ Students | 3/4/22
(Kelsey Waits, Former Candidate for Minnesota House of Representatives, D-54B) 

Steamboat Pilot & Today | Insulin Cap Law Championed By Roberts Earns Spotlight In Biden’s State Of The Union Speech | 3/4/22 
(Dylan Roberts, Colorado State Senator, D-8)

WGXA News | Georgia Senators Want To Require In-Person Exams For Abortion Pills | 3/1/22 
(Kim Jackson, Senator for Georgia Senate, D-41)

The Gazette | Panel Advances Pilot Program For Wildfire- Detecting Cameras | 3/1/22 
(Dylan Roberts, Colorado State Senator, D-8)

LGBTQ Nation | Montana House Candidate Zooey Zephyr Is Ready To Fight For The Trans Community | 3/1/22 
(Zooey Zephyr, candidate for Montana House, D-100)

StreetsBlog NYC | Brooklyn Pols Tell Developers To Eliminate Parking Or Else | 3/1/22 
(Lincoln Restler, New York City Councilmember, D-33)

February 2022

Missoulian | Opinion: Preserving Affordable Housing In Montana’s Mobile Home Parks | 2/27/22 
(Maggie Bornstein, Candidate for Montana House, D-96)

Terrain | We’re Talking About Saving Lives | 2/27/22
(Becca Miller, Former Candidate For Somerville City Council, Ward 7, MA) 

Fox 40 | Oak Park Community Fridge Threatened With Code Violation | 2/25/22 
(Caity Maple, Candidate For Sacramento City Council, D-5, CA) 

The State Press | Former USG Tempe Vice President Running For City Council Speaks To Students | 2/24/22
(Casey Clowes, Former Candidate for Tempe City Council, AZ) 

The Philadelphia Inquirer | Malcolm Kenyatta Is Tired Of Being Told A Black Gay Man From North Philly Can’t Win Pa. | 2/23/22 
(Malcolm Kenyatta, Pennsylvania State Representative, D-181) 

Florida Politics | Eunic Ortiz Garners Endorsements From 11 State Lawmakers For Sd 24 Run | 2/23/22
(Eunic Ortiz, Candidate for Florida Senate, D-24) 

Houston Public Media | Harris County Attorney Says He’ll Ignore Ken Paxton’s Guidance That Gender-Affirming Care Is ‘child Abuse’ | 2/22/22
(Christian Menefee, Harris County Attorney, TX) 

Business Insider Australia | California Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Tax ‘Extreme Wealth,’ Proposing New 1.5% Tax On State’s Billionaires | 2/20/22
(Alex Lee, California State Assemblymember, D-25) 

Valley News | Childcare Providers Say Financial Incentives To Attract New Employees Could Be ‘Lifeline’ | 2/20/22 
(Becky Whitley, New Hampshire State Senator, D-15) 

Wiscasset Newspaper | Making Sure Mainers Have Access To Prescriptions | 2/19/22
(Chloe Maxim, Maine State Senator, D-13)  

CT Insider | Meet Seven Black Connecticut Residents Driving Change In Their Communities | 2/19/22
(Abdul Osmanu, Hamden Legislative Councilmember, D-2, CT) 

WDVM25 | Maryland Delegate Lesley Lopez On The Push To Ban Unregistered ‘Ghost Guns’ | 2/19/22
(Lesley Lopez, Maryland State Delegate, D-39)

Yahoo News | Richardson Talks Governing Philosophy With Cobb Young Professionals | 2/18/22
(Jerica Richardson, Cobb County Commissioner, D-2, GA) 

The Washington Post | Nineteen Austin Police Officers Charged With Misconduct During Protests, Including One Who’s Running For Public Office | 2/18/22
(Jose Garza, Travis County District Attorney, TX) 

Houston Public Media | Harris County Asks Doj To Intervene Over Texas Mail-In Ballot Rejections | 2/17/22 
(Lina Hidalgo, Harris County Judge, and Christian Menefee, Harris County Attorney, TX)  

Channel 3000 | Dane Co. Board Proposes Creation Of Committee To Review Election Security Measures | 2/17/22  
(Analiese Eicher, Dane County Board of Supervisors, D-3, WI)

News12 The Bronx | Brooklyn Leaders Offer Tips On Avoiding Dangerous Situations Amid Antisemitic Attacks | 2/17/22
(Lincoln Restler and Chi Osse, NY City Councilmembers, D-33 & D-36)

Inside NOVA | Roem Named Executive Director Of Emerge Virginia | 2/17/22
(Danica Roem, Virginia State Delegate, District 13)

Pittsburgh Magazine | A Representative Rep With A Determined “Boots-On-The-Ground Strategy” | 2/16/22
(Jessica Benham, Pennsylvania State Representative for, D-36)

Reuters | School Boards Get Death Threats Amid Rage Over Race, Gender, Mask Policies | 2/15/22 
(Jennifer Jenkins, Brevard County (FL) Public School Boardmember, District 3, FL)

The Gazette | Iowa Needs A Fair Tax Plan | 2/15/22
(Zach Wahls, Iowa Senate Minority Leader)

Wicked Local | Cambridge Assembles Working Group For Fare-Free Bus Pilot | 2/14/22
(Burhan Azeem, Cambridge City Councilmember, At-Large, MA)

Texas Signal | Jasmine Crockett Talks Congress, 2022 Midterms And Republicans | 2/14/22
(Jasmine Crockett, Texas State House Representative, District 100)

l Race Theory: The Narrative Winning Local Elections For Conservatives | 2/12/22 
(Darwin Peters II, former candidate for Clover Park School District, District 3, WA)

LGBTQ Nation | Ashanti Martinez Wants To Be The Gay Afro-Latino Voice His Community Needs | 2/11/22
(Ashanti Martinez, candidate for Maryland House District 22)

People Magazine | Texas’ Jasmine Crockett On The Leaders Inspiring Her Run For Congress: ‘Bold’ And ‘Unapologetic’ | 2/11/22
(Jasmine Crockett, Texas State House Representative, District 100)

The Takeaway | San Antonio Councilman Jalen McKee-Rodriguez | 2/11/22
(Jalen McKee-Rodriguez San Antonio, TX City Councilmember)

Bolts | Long Standing Grievances Between Prosecutor and Public Defender Boil Over in California DA Race | 2/10/22
(Sajid Khan, candidate for Santa Clara County District Attorney, CA)

Jewish Telegraphic Agency | How This Jewish Politician In Brooklyn Wins Friends Among Progressives And The Haredi Orthodox | 2/9/22 
(Lincoln Restler, NY City Councilmember, District 33)

Florida Politics | Fentrice Driskell Gets Bipartisan Praise As Abandoned Cemeteries Bill Clears House Committee | 2/8/22 
(Fentrice Driskell, Florida State Representative, District 63)

MA Patch | Framingham Rep. Robinson Faces U.S. Senators Over DOE Nomination | 2/8/22
(Maria Robinson, Massachusetts State Representative 6th Middlesex District)

Texas| San Antonio City Council Members Propose Insulin Cost-Sharing Program For Residents | 2/7/22
(Jalen McKee-Rodriguez San Antonio, TX City Councilmember)

U.S. Spectrum News | Sen. Alessandra Biaggi Launches U.S. House Campaign | 2/7/22 
(Alessandra Biaggi, NY State Senator, District 34)

Indigenous Wire | Gabriella Cázares-Kelly: The Indigenous Heather Cox Richardson, Or Something More?| 2/6/22
(Gabriella Cázares-Kelly, Pima County Recorder, AZ)

WITF | Legislators Want To Legalize Sterile Syringe Distribution In Attempt To Capture Federal Dollars | 2/4/22
(Sara Innamorato, Pennsylvania State Representative, District 21)

LGBTQ Nation | U.S. Senate Candidate Malcolm Kenyatta Is Fighting For The Soul Of Democracy | 2/3/22
(Malcolm Kenyatta, Pennsylvania State Representative, D-181) 

CBS Local | Obi Ezeadi Breaks Barriers While Serving On The Westminster City Council: ‘Message Of Hope’ | 2/2/22 

(Obi Ezeadi, Westminster City Councilmember, At-Large, CO)

Jacobin Magazine | New York Desperately Needs Universal Childcare 2/2/22
(Jabari Brisport, candidate for New York State Senate, District 25)

Montgomery Community Media | Councilmember Friedson Calls Bill Reducing Carbon Emissions A ‘Game Changer’ | 2/2/22
(Andrew Friedson, Montgomery County Council, District 1, MD)

January 2022

The Columbus Dispatch | Democrat Taylor Sappington, An Underdog From Southeast Ohio, Is Running For State Auditor | 1/31/22
(Taylor Sappington, former candidate for Ohio State Representative, District 94) 

Floridian Press| Eskamani Vows To ‘Protect Reproductive Freedom’ | 1/28/22 
(Anna Eskamani, Florida State Representative, D-47)

Al Dia | Wisconsin Could Join Growing List Of States Mandating Asian-American History In Schools | 1/28/22
(Francesca Hong, Wisconsin State Assemblymember, District 76)

NY State Of Politics | NY Lawmakers Seek More Insurance Coverage For Abortion Care | 1/27/22
(Samra Brouk, New York State Senator, District 55)

Minnesota Post | Decisions That Point Minneapolis Toward Safety And Justice Must Be Made In The Open | 1/27/22
(Sheila Nezhad, former candidate for Mayor of Minneapolis, MI)

Jamaica Plain News | City Councilor Kendra Lara On Being Socialist: ‘My Politics Are My Philosophy In Action’ | 1/26/22
(Kendra Lara-Hicks, Boston City Councilmember, District 6)

The 19th | Pumping, Voting, Taking Leave: Legislators Who Are Mothers Face Specific Challenges | 1/25/22
(Mallory McMorrow, Michigan State Senator, District 8)

The Detroit News | Michigan House Approves Bills Banning Cellphone Use While Driving; What Fines Would Be | 1/25/22
(Mari Manoogian, Michigan State Representative, District 40)

Gotham Gazette | Amid Federal Inaction, New York Democrats Look To Advance State Voting Rights Act | 1/24/22
(Zellnor Myrie, New York State Senator, District 20)

Delaware News Media | Media Literacy Bill Aims To Make Delaware Students Better Digital Citizens | 1/23/22
(Sarah McBride, Delaware State Senator, District 1)

Tagg Magazine | Political Rainbow Wave: LGBTQ Women And Non-Binary Elected Officials | 1/21/22
(Brianna Titone, Colorado State Rep, D-27; Mauree Turner, Oklahoma State Rep, D-88; Tiffany Cabán, NY City Councilmember, D-22; Megan Hunt Nebraska State Senator, D-8; Michele Rayner-Goolsby, Florida State Rep)

Gotham Gazette | How Our Parks Can Save Our City | 1/25/22
(Shekar Krishnan, NY City Councilmember, District 25)

KRQE NEWS 13 | Lawmakers Working To Make It Easier To Get Into Cannabis Industry | 1/25/22
(Andrea Romero, New Mexico State Representative, District 46)

Denver Post | Brianna Titone And The Weight Of Being Colorado’s First Out Transgender Lawmaker | 1/24/22
(Brianna Titone, Colorado State Representative, District 27)

Spokesman | Spokane City Council Member Zack Zappone Makes Mark Early In First Term | 1/24/22
(Zack Zappone, Spokane City Council, District 3)

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