SPEAK OUT ON VOTING RIGHTS AT REGIONAL HEARING APRIL 21

Commissioners will hear from voters, community leaders, advocates and elections officials regarding challenges, successes and opportunities for reform in all aspects of voting in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska on Monday, April 21, in Kansas City, Missouri.

The National Commission on Voting Rights (NCVR), organized by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law(Lawyers’ Committee), is holding a hearing in Kansas City for voters, activists, elections officials and all with a stake in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska elections. The Kanas City event is part of a series of nationwide hearings held to collect testimony on the current landscape of voting and elections in the U.S. Over the past few years, numerous states have enacted restrictive voting laws, while many others continue to grapple with recurring election administration and electoral reform challenges.

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Ellisville Permanently Stopped from Ticketing Drivers who flash headlights to communicate

A permanent injunction issued April 7 by U.S. District Judge Henry Edward Autrey means Ellisville drivers need not worry about getting ticketed if they use their headlights to send a message to other drivers to slow down and proceed with caution.

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