VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in Texas
Oct. 27, 2014, 12:11 p.m.
Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving Texas voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Forty-six of the congressional, state legislative and gubernatorial candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.
Texas Civic Health Index
June 17, 2013, 7:15 p.m.
Vote Smart first partnered with the Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life in 2011, and they have graciously housed our office at the University of Texas, Austin since then. Our partnership has been going so well that, for the first time, we have been able to establish an intern program during the summer months, where college students can experience our Key Votes Department through researching bills and compiling voting records.
Legislative Wrap-Up: Voter ID
Jan. 16, 2013, 4:34 p.m.
States across America considered legislation in their most recent sessions that would change voting and voter registration requirements.
Comments on Unemployment Rate
June 1, 2012, 3:51 p.m.
The US unemployment rate was published at 8.2% for the month of May, rising a tenth of a point from April's 8.1%. Here's what several congress members had to say about it...
'Supercommittee' misses deadline
Nov. 22, 2011, 1:19 p.m.
The U.S. Congress Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction was established with the goal of improving both the short and long term financial outlook of the US and reducing the deficit “...by at least $1,500,000,000 over the period of fiscal years 2012 to 2021” But they missed their deadline...