The Hill : Governors can protect civil liberties, too

June 02, 2021 | By DILLON CHEPP

Governors have a limited but crucial role to play in the legislative process by choosing which bills to sign and which ones to veto. Some of the decisions made by Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte this term serve as useful examples of how a governor can wield this power to respect constitutional rights and individual liberties. … ...


Arizona Capitol Times : It’s past time to rein in governor’s emergency powers

April 08, 2021 | By DILLON CHEPP

In late January 2020, Arizona logged its first recorded Covid infection. Just over six weeks later, the pandemic had spread so widely that Gov. Doug Ducey declared a statewide emergency. As we’ve passed the anniversary of that emergency declaration, it’s worth reflecting on what we’ve learned from the extraordinary events of the l ...