In the News September 21, 2022

Bolts: Four Ballot Measures Threaten to Undercut Direct Democracy in Arizona and Arkansas

“If passed, these restrictions would further entrench minority rule in our political system and likely block popular policies from passing,” [Kelly Hall] told Bolts. “It’s absolutely essential that we protect the ballot measure tool so that people can continue to make progress when their elected officials will not.”

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In the News September 16, 2022

The Washington Post: Medical debt is on the November ballot in Arizona

“Arizona definitely serves as a test case,” said Kelly Hall, the executive director of the Fairness Project, a group that funds and organizes state ballot measure efforts across the country. “We do expect this to go on the ballot in other places, assuming this succeeds in Arizona.”

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In the News September 12, 2022

Vanity Fair: Michigan Supreme Court Bucks Republicans and Lets Voters Decide on Abortion

“We’re thrilled by this decision, which now allows voters to restore the protections of Roe v. Wade that Michiganders have had for the past 50 years,” said Kelly Hall, executive director of the Fairness Project, a group that campaigns for progressive ballot initiatives.

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In the News September 12, 2022

Politico: Republicans look to restrict ballot measures following a string of progressive wins

“Red states know that this is the one lever that reproductive rights advocates still have in many of these states — where we’ve lost both chambers of the legislature, we’ve lost the gubernatorial seats, and we don’t have very much hope in the court system,” said Kelly Hall, executive director of the advocacy group The Fairness Project.

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In the News September 6, 2022

Vanity Fair: Abortion-Rights Advocates Vow to Fight Back After Michigan Republicans Block Ballot Measure

"This is not the end of the road for the Michigan constitutional amendment to protect abortion rights, but it is a demonstration of how deeply afraid anti-choice lawmakers are to see this issue on the ballot in November,” said Kelly Hall, the executive director of the Fairness Project, a group that campaigns for progressive ballot initiatives.

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In the News August 23, 2022

More Perfect Union: South Dakota Could Be the Next Red State To Expand Medicaid

Kelly Hall, executive director of the Fairness Project, told More Perfect Union that the Medicaid expansion push in South Dakota represents the “broadest coalition that we’ve had in any of these campaigns that we’ve worked on,” adding that it includes “a lot of people who are Republicans.”

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