Media Releases April 25, 2022

ICYMI: Kelly Hall Calls Out Oklahoma Legislature’s ‘Cowardly Approach’ to Undermining Direct Democracy

Kelly Hall, the Executive Director of Fairness Project, appeared on The Oklahoma News Report, an OETA PBS program, to condemn legislation moving through the Oklahoma legislature that could block citizen-led campaigns from placing questions on the ballot through Oklahoma’s referendum process. 

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Media Releases April 22, 2022

Fairness Project Slams Latest Effort to Restrict Ballot Measures in North Dakota

Bismark, North Dakota – Fairness Project is sounding the alarm about the latest effort to restrict the democratic process in North Dakota, following news that the Protect the North Dakota Constitution campaign turned in signatures for a proposed ballot measure that would repeal majority rule...

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Media Releases April 15, 2022

Extension of Public Health Emergency Declaration Highlights Need for Permanent Medicaid Coverage

Washington, DC – This week, the Biden administration extended the U.S. coronavirus public health emergency for another 90 days, maintaining a range of health benefits received by some of the most vulnerable Americans during the pandemic, including a key provision that has allowed people covered by Medicaid to stay enrolled in the program.

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Media Releases April 12, 2022

Florida’s Ballot Is Now Effectively Off-Limits to Citizen Initiatives

Washington, DC – Last week, Governor Ron DeSantis signed a law to limit out-of-state contributions to political committees trying to place proposed constitutional amendments on the Florida ballot. This law is a thinly veiled attempt to obstruct every citizen initiative from the 2022 ballot.

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