Preemption in the News

August 20, 2018

Here is an ongoing list of news articles about preemption:

November 2018

Big Soda, Spreading Lies About “Grocery Taxes,” Attempts to Preempt Soda Taxes

Center for Science in the Public Interest, November 6, 2018

October 2018

Preemption: How One Word Can Stop Progress in Local Communities

Kim Lundgren Associates, October 10, 2018

August 2018

A Legal Victory for Cities Working to Advance Equity

American Constitution Society, August 3, 2018

July 2018

State Legislatures and City Governments Are Going to Battle Over Food Taxes, July 28, 2018

In Battle Pitting Cities Vs. States Over Minimum Wage, Birmingham Scores A Win

NPR, July 27, 2018

After Parkland, gun-control advocates see a turning point for new state laws

The Washington Post, July 21, 2018

The Localist Revolution

New York Times, July 19, 2018

In 4-2 decision, Pa. Supreme Court sides with city in soda tax lawsuit

Philadelphia Business Journal, July 18, 2018

Mayors Agree States and Cities Must Work Together

CitySpeak, July 13, 2018

June 2018

California, of All Places, Has Banned Soda Taxes. How a New Industry Strategy Is Succeeding

New York Times, June 27, 2018

May 2018

More cities join gun lawsuit

Sun Sentinel, May 17, 2018

April 2018

Sanctuary Cities Are Fighting the Trump Administration—and Winning

The Nation, April 30, 2018

Who has the right to govern your guns?

CityLab, April 18, 2018

America’s Mayors Are Now Taking on the NRA

Esquire, April 9, 2018

Poll: Voters Want Local Control, Not State Takeovers

The Progressive, April 4, 2018

March 2018

City Rights in an Era of Preemption: A State-by-State Analysis: 2018 Update

National League of Cities, March 2018

October 2017

White Lawmakers Are Using Alabama’s Racist State Constitution To Keep Black Wages Down

In These Times, October 23, 2017

September 2017

Red-State Governments Are Trying to Take Back Your Minimum Wage Hike and LGBTQ Protections. But these cities won’t let them.

The Nation, September 26, 2017

August 2017

How St. Louis Won and Then Lost a Minimum-Wage Hike

The Atlantic, August 29, 2017

July 2017

America’s Future is Texas

The New Yorker, July 10, 2017

Blue Cities Want to Make Their Own Rules. Red States Won’t Let Them

New York Times, July 6, 2017

In Austin, the air smells of tacos and trees – and city state conflict

Washington Post, July 1, 2017

June 2017

City v. State: The Story So Far

CityLab, June 13, 2017

March 2017

Trans Rights Weren’t the Only Target of North Carolina’s Bathroom Bill

The Nation, March 31, 2017

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