Separation of powers
Supreme Court: Mortgage overseer structure unconstitutional
By Jessica Gresko Jun. 23, 2021 04:34 PM EDT
Lawmakers dismiss criticism of emergency spending law
By James Macpherson Jun. 22, 2021 02:24 PM EDT
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota legislative leaders on Tuesday dismissed criticism of a new limits on emergency spending by a governor-led panel, saying...
Panel delays funding requests due to law that sets limits
By James Macpherson Jun. 16, 2021 02:07 PM EDT
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A commission that reviews emergency spending requests said Wednesday that it would not approve the allocation of millions of federal...
Editorial Roundup: Florida
By The Associated Press Jun. 09, 2021 07:10 AM EDT
South Florida Sun Sentinel. June 4, 2021. Editorial: Our kids’ education should be based on fact, not propaganda ' Editorial ...
US steers El Salvador funding away from government
By Marcos Aleman May. 21, 2021 06:25 PM EDT
Pennsylvania voters impose new limits on governor's powers
By Marc Levy And Michael Rubinkam May. 19, 2021 10:15 AM EDT
1st ballot test of governor's pandemic powers starts in PA
By Marc Levy May. 13, 2021 08:00 AM EDT
Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania
By The Associated Press May. 12, 2021 09:00 AM EDT
York Dispatch. May 5, 2021. Editorial: Merging Pa. universities a good idea, but more college changes are needed Our...
Idaho governor signs bills trimming emergency powers
By Keith Ridler May. 11, 2021 02:39 PM EDT
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. Brad Little has signed four watered-down versions of previous bills that he vetoed on limiting a governor’s powers during...
Court upholds California governor's use of emergency powers
By Don Thompson May. 05, 2021 03:26 PM EDT
NJ high court upholds virtual grand juries in criminal cases
By David Porter Apr. 28, 2021 01:32 PM EDT
New Jersey’s Supreme Court on Wednesday unanimously rejected a constitutional challenge to the use of virtual grand juries during the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
Drive to repeal law Whitmer used in pandemic clears hurdle
By David Eggert Apr. 19, 2021 04:05 PM EDT
Lawmakers seek long-term limit on governors' emergency power
By David A. Lieb Apr. 10, 2021 10:34 AM EDT
Editorial Roundup: Ohio
By The Associated Press Apr. 05, 2021 09:00 AM EDT
Cleveland Plain Dealer. April 4, 2021. Editorial: Lt. Gov. Jon Husted covers himself in shame by not disavowing ‘Wuhan Virus’ tweet ...
Wisconsin Supreme Court strikes down governor's mask mandate
By Todd Richmond Mar. 31, 2021 10:04 AM EDT
Arkansas governor: No local mask mandates when state's ends
By Andrew Demillo Mar. 23, 2021 06:05 PM EDT
Hutchinson vetoes coronavirus bill to refund business fines
By Andrew Demillo Mar. 22, 2021 08:17 PM EDT
Election office aided push to oust judge over voting ruling
By Jonathan Mattise And Kimberlee Kruesi Mar. 17, 2021 12:19 PM EDT
El Salvador awaits what president will do with new power
By Marcos Alemán Mar. 12, 2021 06:48 PM EST
Ohio governor will veto health restrictions without deal
By Andrew Welsh-Huggins Mar. 12, 2021 09:51 AM EST
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bill restricting governors' abilities to issue public health orders during a pandemic is unconstitutional and a violation of the...