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High Court Voter Roll Decision May Have Limited Impact

Jun 12, 2018
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A U.S. Supreme Court ruling has cleared the way for states to take a tougher approach to maintaining their voter rolls, but will they?
Ohio plans to resume its process for removing inactive voters after it was affirmed in Monday's 5-4 ruling. It takes a particularly aggressive approach that appears to be an outlier among states.
Few appear eager to follow.

"Our law has been on the books. It hasn't changed, and it isn't changing," said Oklahoma Election Board spokesman Bryan Dean.

Florida and Georgia Taking Water Fight to Supreme Court

Jan 8, 2018
AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser, File

Reminders of the oyster's pre-eminence in this slice of northwestern Florida are everywhere, from the shells that line the edges of downtown buildings to the paintings of oysters that dot the walls of Apalachicola's art and history museum.

Justices to Hear Argument in States' Disputes Over Water

Oct 10, 2017

The Supreme Court says it will hear a decades-long dispute between Florida and Georgia over water rights.
The justices on Tuesday issued a brief order in a lawsuit that Florida filed at the high court challenging water use by its neighbor.
The court did not set a date for arguments in the case.