Steel: Follow West Virginia’s Lead to Make Voting More Accessible

West Virginia has one of the highest rates of military service in the country, and consequently many armed service members found voting difficult because they were overseas. In fact, the US Elections Assistance Commission reports 300,000 overseas voters requested ballots which were not returned to their home county clerks due to logistical constraints.  The military then developed a secure mobile voting application with facial identification in conjunction with many other security measures in which  ballots are safely stored until election night and audited by election administrators.   Other states must follow West Virginia’s lead in making our basic constitutional right more

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Peace Officers: Strengthen Communities

In the last session of the Connecticut General Assembly, a bill — SB 380 — to help support more transparency in police — now called peace-officers throughout the state of Connecticut was introduced and subsequently signed into law by Governor Lamont. At the time, SB 380 was an important bill. Now in light of the recent death of George Floyd at the hands of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, it is an even more important bill. The bill’s ramifications are important for police accountability to the public. It is crucial because it stipulates that camera footage of incidents by

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