Category: Best & Worst

August 12, 2014
July 9, 2014

by Jeremy Loudenback Best in Governance  U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit in New York  Release of the drone memo As the Obama administration has expanded the scope of…

June 10, 2014

by Jeremy Loudenback Best in Governance Seattle Mayor Ed Murray The issue of a minimum wage increase has received outsize attention in the past year. Conversations about widening inequality and persistent…

May 6, 2014

by Jeremy Loudenback Best in Governance Adam Silver Last week National Basketball Association (NBA) Commissioner Adam Silver came out with a decisive decision in response to odious remarks from Los…

April 1, 2014

by Jeremy Loudenback Best in Governance Mayor Lucy Lou The Mayor of Rabbit Hash, Kentucky, is not one to let sleeping dogs lie. Mayor Lucy Lou would rather go for a…

March 4, 2014

  Best in Governance Edward Snowden, Barack Obama, and the NSA Reforms A year ago, Edward Snowden was little known outside the shadowy world of national security. But since the one-time…

February 5, 2014

Best in Governance California Governor Brown Earlier this month, Gov. Brown’s State of the State speech served as another exclamation point on his superb track record in bringing California back from…

February 5, 2014

Best in Governance Speaker of the House John Boehner In February, the sweetest sound heard in Washington D.C. was a sigh of relief after Congress came to an unusually speedy…

January 14, 2014

by Raphael Bostic I am continually struck by how little governance issues are discussed as governance issues. Sure, the scandal or problem of the moment is given lots of attention, but…