Articles by Chris
June 2, 2017 -
Among the corporate sponsors of this year's Conservative Leadership Conference organized by the Art Pope-founded Civitas Institute are Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina and Duke Energy.
April 21, 2017 -
After helping fuel the nation's rightward shift in last year's elections, Southern conservatives find themselves in key positions of influence in both the executive and legislative branches in Washington.
March 24, 2017 -
Florida has the harshest felon disenfranchisement law in the country, but it's now being challenged by a ballot initiative campaign led by a former felon as well as by a class-action lawsuit.
March 10, 2017 -
Reflecting national trends, many state courts in the South are seeing growing political and partisan attacks on judicial independence.
February 9, 2017 -
After a slight increase in 2015, the number of Southern workers in unions dipped last year. But the election of President Trump has created new urgency for labor to organize, including two high-profile campaigns this spring in Mississippi and South Carolina.
January 23, 2017 -
In more than 100 towns and cities across the South, demonstrators gathered for Women's Marches that constituted one of the biggest protests in U.S. history.
November 11, 2016 -
With their capture of the Kentucky House, Republicans now enjoy majorities in every state legislative chamber in the South.