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Single Undecided Senate Race Illustrates State Legislatures' Importance

DENVER (CBS4) – One recent survey found 78 percent of people know who Peyton Manning is. Only 20 percent know who their state representative is. 450 more words


Un-targeted Target Audiences

My wife is a state senator. She is deluged by thousands of messages from associations, groups, constituents, concerned citizens and lobbyists. It always seems like Christmas at our home when you look at the direct mail we receive.  181 more words

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Exploring Possibilities in Chicago

Recently, a few Chicago-area librarians gathered to discuss preservation of local and state legal information. My library at Chicago-Kent College of Law hosted the meeting, and those in attendance included representatives from the Cook County Law Library, the City of Chicago Law Library, the Chicago Public Library and the University of Chicago’s D’Angelo Law Library. 495 more words

Minn. Will Host Nation's State Legislators In 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State legislators from around the country will be called together next summer in Minnesota.

The National Conference of State Legislatures, a bipartisan research and policy group, is planning its annual legislative summit in Minneapolis. 91 more words


Adoptee Rights Demonstration Today in Chicago

The Adoptee Rights Coalition has organized a demonstration to take place today during the National Conference of State Legislators in Chicago. Specifically, they will be trying to open the legislators’ eyes to the plight of adult adoptees in forty-four states who are not allowed to have a copy of their own original birth certificates. 1,090 more words


Thoughts on the Gates Foundation grant to ALEC

I’d be inclined to cut the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation some slack over its controversial $376,635 grant to the American Legislative Exchange Conference. But it’s hard, when the foundation spokesman keeps making comments that suggest the foundation has no idea what ALEC is, or does. 596 more words

Best and Worst Run States in America -- An Analysis Of All 50

How well run are America’s 50 states? The answer depends a lot on where you live.

For the second year, 24/7 Wall St. has reviewed data on financial health, standard of living and government services by state to determine how well each state is managed. 5,911 more words

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