State Legislatures Table of Contents | October/November 2013

10/23/2013

VOLUME 39, No. 9

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Features

Oct/Nov 2913 SL CoverOIL, TOIL, TURMOIL?
By Suzanne Weiss
North Dakota has become the second largest oil-producing state in the nation, but not everyone’s gushing over it.

OUT FOR BLOOD
By Mary Winter
Growing numbers of bed bugs, mosquitoes and ticks are spreading misery and frustrating lawmakers.

SUPREME COURT PREVIEW
By Victor Kessler
As the Supreme Court’s new term gets underway, states will want to keep an eye on several cases. 

LOCKING UP RACIAL BIAS
By Sarah Brown
States continue to look for ways to reduce disparities in the juvenile justice system.

Departments

FOR THE RECORD

LEGISLATIVE SUMMIT

LETTERS

PEOPLE

THEN AND NOW
Find out where our statehouse photo comes from this month.

STATELINE

STATESTATS

TRENDS AND TRANSITIONS