constitution

Supreme Court takes up Texas redistricting case

The Supreme Court announced Friday that it plans to hear a significant voting rights case, agreeing to review a lower court opinion that invalidated congressional and statehouse maps in Texas.

Roy Moore in 2011 suggested getting rid of amendments

Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore appeared on a conspiracy-driven radio show twice in 2011, where he told the hosts in an interview that getting rid of constitutional amendments after the Tenth Amendment would 'eliminate many problems' in the way the US government is structured.

Legislature moving quickly on chief justice change

Legislature moving quickly on constitutional amendment changing how chief justice selected

The Legislature is moving quickly on a proposed constitutional amendment would change the way that the Supreme Court chief justice is selected.

Legislature moving quickly on chief justice change

Legislature moving quickly on constitutional amendment changing how chief justice selected

The Legislature is moving quickly on a proposed constitutional amendment would change the way that the Supreme Court chief justice is selected.

Legislature moving quickly on chief justice change

Legislature moving quickly on constitutional amendment changing how chief justice selected

The Legislature is moving quickly on a proposed constitutional amendment would change the way that the Supreme Court chief justice is selected.

Van Hollen: Legislator complied with records law

Attorney General's stance stuns open records advocates

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says legislators aren't above the open records law but the Wisconsin Constitution clearly allows them to invoke immunity in lawsuits seeking documents.

Committee considers recall amendment

Republicans want to allow recalls for felony or ethics violations

Republicans are bringing a proposal to amend the Wisconsin Constitution to permit recalls of elected officials only if they've been charged with a felony or accused of an ethics violation to the Assembly's elections committee.