About that referendum?


We were just kidding.

In November, citizens around the U.S. said they wanted minimum-wage hikes, higher taxes, and criminal-justice reform. Now their elected officials are trying to roll those changes back. “This isn’t how democracy works,” said Justine Sarver, executive director of the Ballot Initiative Strategy Center, a nonprofit that works with progressive ballot campaigns. “You don’t get to pick and choose when you like a process and when you don't.”

The rest of the story:
Why Are State Legislators Working to Roll Back Laws Voters Approved? by David A. Graham (The Atlantic).

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