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Tax Measures on the Ballot in Nine States

Tax-related ballot measures have been certified to appear on Election Day ballots in nine states.

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Education, Tax Incentives, Data Collection Discussed at NCSL Jobs Summit

Education advocate Tom Vander Ark was one of several speakers who shared their ideas  with dozens of legislators and staff members at NCSL’s recent Jobs Summit.

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Voting Issues Going to the Voters

When it comes to election administration, campaign finance, primaries and redistricting, the law of the land is generally determined by state lawmakers. However, these decisions can also be made by voters.

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Voters Will Decide Wide Range of Education Issues

Education issues spanning the spectrum from pre-Kindergarten to college will be decided by voters in 11 states on Election Day.

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Six States' Voters Rolling Dice on Gambling Measures

Six states are giving voters the chance to make a decision on state-operated gambling and lottery activities during this election.

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States Respond to Untested Sexual Assault Evidence

Across the nation, state and local governments are grappling with the discovery of untested sexual assault evidence collection kits—commonly called “rape kits”—in police precincts and storage facilities.

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The Supreme Court and Simple Math

The question in Alabama Department of Revenue v. CSX Transportation is whether a state discriminates against rail carriers in violation of federal law even when rail carriers pay less in total state taxes than motor carriers.

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Marijuana Initiatives Growing on State Ballots

While states continue to watch how things develop with Colorado and Washington’s retail marijuana programs, some states will once again have their own marijuana-related ballot initiatives to track this election season.

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Five States to Vote on Minimum Wage

Voters in five states will weigh in on minimum wage ballot issues on Nov. 4.

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Informing Foster Children, Parents of Their Rights

The majority of children in this country don’t have to worry about where they will go to school, whether they get to participate in extracurricular activities, where and when they will get health care or insurance or when they will see their siblings next. For foster children, these concerns are very real.

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This blog offers updates on the National Conference of State Legislatures' research and training, the latest on federalism and the state legislative institution, and posts about state legislators and legislative staff. The blog is edited by NCSL staff and written primarily by NCSL's experts on public policy and the state legislative institution.

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