IN THE STATES: Dems Launch National Voter Registration Day Campaign
September 23, 2022
In the states this week, the Democratic National Committee announced a new six-figure ad campaign on National Voter Registration Day encouraging eligible young voters on college campuses across the country to register to vote at IWILLVOTE.com.
- Roll Call: DNC registration effort targets college students ‘where they are’
- In Colorado: Colorado Politics: National Democrats target young Coloradans in voter registration ad campaign
- In Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Capital-Star: First and vote: Dems to make registration play at PSU, Pitt games | Friday Morning Coffee
- In Michigan: The Gander: Look Up During This Weekend’s Football Games…and Get Inspired to Vote
And with less than 50 days until Election Day, Republicans across the country remain on defense over their extreme, anti-choice agenda.
- In Arizona: Arizona’s Family: PolitiFact: Senate candidate Blake Masters backs 15-week Arizona abortion law with no rape, incest exceptions
- In Florida: Orlando Sentinel: ‘I would rather be right and lose an election.’ Rubio stands firm on abortion ban as Democrats attack
- In Michigan: Detroit Free Press: White House slams DePerno remark, says GOP wants to ‘ban contraception’
- In Michigan: MLive: About 500 Michigan doctors agree to support governor’s lawsuit challenging abortion ban
- In Missouri: The Kansas City Star: Missouri Democratic leader introduces bill to repeal state’s near-total ban on abortion
- In New Hampshire: WMUR: Republican U.S. Senate candidate Don Bolduc on Sen. Maggie Hassan’s abortion focus: ‘Get over it’
- In South Carolina: News 19: White House responds to Sen. Lindsey Graham’s proposed abortion ban
- In Wisconsin: CBS 58: Gov. Evers calls special session to vote on ‘pathway’ to repeal state abortion ban
In states across the nation this week, Americans have been reading about how President Biden’s targeted student loan relief plan will help tens of millions of working- and middle-class borrowers.
- In Arkansas: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette: U.S. Education Department: 365,600 Arkansans can receive break on student loans under Biden plan
- In Colorado: Colorado Newsline: White House estimates almost 700K Coloradans will benefit from student loan forgiveness
- In Georgia: Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Feds: Georgia student loan relief to mostly help low-income borrowers
- In Iowa: Ames Tribune: White House says more than 400,000 Iowans eligible for student debt relief
- In Maine: Maine Beacon: White House: Nearly 280,000 Mainers qualify for student loan forgiveness
- In North Carolina: News & Observer: More student loan relief will go to low-income NC borrowers
- In Oregon: KTVZ: Nearly half-million Oregonians expected to benefit from student debt relief plan
- In Rhode Island: WPRI: 209K Rhode Islanders eligible for student debt relief; 1.2M in Mass.
- In Texas: Houston Chronicle: As Republicans fight Biden student loan forgiveness, data shows 3.3 million Texans would benefit
Meanwhile, Vice President Kamala Harris traveled to South Carolina and Wisconsin, blasting Republicans’ extreme abortion bans and encouraging students to make their voices heard in November.
- In South Carolina: Post and Courier: VP Kamala Harris in South Carolina tells HBCU students: ‘Your vote is your voice’
- In Wisconsin: WPR: Vice President Kamala Harris speaks about abortion ban, meets with Latino leaders during Milwaukee visit