CQ Roll Call – The Biden administration called for spending $10 billion over the next decade to beef up the country’s elections infrastructure as part of the fiscal 2023 budget proposal released Monday.
Greenwich Time – Days after a bill allowing out-of-town commuters and caretakers of the disabled or chronically ill to vote by absentee ballot received final approval in the General Assembly, a key legislative committee advanced a measure that would ease ballot access for all residents in Connecticut.
The Providence Journal – Are some restrictions on voting by mail in Rhode Island “kind of like how we all have the vestigial tail in our behinds, where we used to have tails?” That was the question posed by Rep. Jason Knight, D-Barrington, at a Thursday hearing of the House State Government and Elections Committee.
Politico – Supply chain snags are making it harder for election officials to secure the raw materials they need to put on this year’s primaries: paper and envelopes. Read MoreContinue reading
Associated Press – Legislation eliminating drop boxes and similar drop-off locations for absentee ballots in Idaho will not get a hearing in the Senate and is dead. Read MoreContinue reading