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Recent K-12 Curriculum Legislation
Oct. 20, 2016, 3 p.m.

 State legislatures in the previous months have been passing bills to alter and add to their public school systems’ curriculums.

Ballot Access Laws
Sept. 20, 2016, 5 p.m.

How did these candidates get on the ballot? Why are they in particular on the ballot, while others who may have been running don’t appear? For that matter, how do the candidates of the two major parties get on the ballot? The answers to these questions depend on your state’s ballot access laws.

State Legislatures’ Reactions to Mass Shootings
Sept. 2, 2016, 3 p.m.

 Gun control will continue to be an emotionally charged topic as mass shootings are a major driver of the conversation.

Legislative Activities: Renewable Energy Sources
Aug. 26, 2016, 3:52 p.m.

Use of renewable energy sources is definitely a contentious issue in some states, with some passing legislation, and other states’ governors taking things into their own hands and signing agreements having to do with energy.

Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and Labeling
Aug. 10, 2016, 3:16 p.m.

How can the benefits of GMOs be utilized while respecting the consumer’s right to transparency?

The Minimum Wage Debate
Aug. 1, 2016, 2:06 p.m.

Some legislators are beginning to act on the task of increasing the minimum wage, while others are actively trying to stop the increases.


813 Days With Project Vote Smart
Sept. 2, 2009, 12:22 a.m.

A Day In The Life
Aug. 12, 2009, 10:14 p.m.



What's New in Key Votes
July 31, 2007, 12:22 a.m.

Do You Know Your State Legislature?
July 18, 2007, 11:07 p.m.

Fantastic Four Hundred
June 21, 2007, 12:33 a.m.

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