Why state legislatures don't work (and how to fix them)

We need better media coverage, but also better electoral systems

This piece is written by Milan the Intern, not the usual Matt-post.

In polls, fewer than 20% of Americans can even name their state legislators. And even among those who do, many don’t know exactly what issues are being debated nor what kind of bills are being passed at their local statehouse (cards on the table, I don’t either).

Yet every now and then, …

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