Jay Riestenberg

Jay Riestenberg

Jay Riestenberg is a fellow and writer for the Center for Media and Democracy.

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If the power grabs by Wisconsin Republicans against the popularly elected incoming statewide Democrats weren’t enough, there is also a plan by Wisconsin GOP leadership to make cuts to early voting in order to limit turnout in future elections. (Photo: Screengrab) Views
Tuesday, December 04, 2018
Lame Duck Power Grabs in The Midwest
Voters should have the final say in our democracy. But right now, Republicans in charge of legislatures in several Midwestern states are trying to rig the system — because they didn’t like the election results. Make no mistake, the blatant power grabs by these legislatures in the lame duck sessions...
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The decision in Harris vs. Quinn is being called "the most important labor law case the court has considered in decades." (File) Views
Wednesday, June 04, 2014
Who Is Behind the National Right to Work Committee and its Anti-Union Crusade?
As the U.S. Supreme Court's 2014 session comes to a close, one of the major cases left for a decision is Harris vs. Quinn, which could effect some 7 million public sector workers in the United States. The case originates in Illinois, where home health care workers have been successfully organized...
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