The Latest on The Appeal: Political Report

On this page, explore the Political Report’s new analyses of the local politics of criminal justice reform and mass incarceration: on the stakes of consequential local elections, on policies and decisions implemented by local and state officials, and on the organizing around them. Also visit our legislative round-up, our series on disenfranchisement, and our state series on ICE cooperation.

Feb. 14, 2019

Colorado’s Teller County Cooperates with ICE, but Legislation Could Forestall This

Feb. 14, 2019

Houston DA Urged to Decline More Cases

Feb. 14, 2019

Amy Klobuchar Will Not Be a Criminal Justice Ally Until She Reckons with Her Past