Legislative Deep Dive by State Net Capitol Journal

Govs Impose State Sanctions on Russia

March 05, 2022 Richard Ehisen Season 1 Episode 9
Legislative Deep Dive by State Net Capitol Journal
Govs Impose State Sanctions on Russia
Show Notes

Sanctions against foreign governments are usually the purview of the federal government, but states have a long history of imposing their own sanctions as well. Such is the case right now as numerous states have moved to impose sanctions against Russia over its invasion of Ukraine. In this week's show, Deep Dive host Rich Ehisen talks with Stateline reporter Sophie Quinton about her story from last week about how states are taking their own actions against Russian aggression, and how those actions might not be legally sound.

If you want to read the story as well - and we think you should - you can do so here