“You can't get Americans across the two parties to agree on much, but this election definitely showed us that they clearly agree on drug policy reform.”
Disappointingly, though perhaps not surprisingly, voter turnout in Portugal has collapsed from 91.5 percent in 1975, the year of the first democratic elections, to 58.1 percent in the 2011 parliamentary elections.
Maryland voters made history by resoundingly voting in support of the Maryland Dream Act, which ensures that all of our young people have the opportunity to pursue affordable higher education. It's time for the rest of our country to follow suit.
We couldn't let California go the way of Europe, as well as Japan, India and China (some 50 countries in all) where labeling foods this way is the law of the land. So we swung into action.
Michigan Renewable Energy Amendment, Proposal 3 Text: "This proposal would: (1) require electric utilities to provide at
As a nation whose prosperity and well-being has always been tied to natural resources, Americans love the outdoors. A poll this past July found that 80 percent of us even believe that conservation is downright patriotic.
The truth is that the give and take of the legislative process is a much better way to make public policy, especially on complex issues.
It takes big money to play in California's ballot measure process today, so billionaires are plenty welcome. But if they are in it for themselves, they aren't likely to fool the voters, who have a remarkable knack for rejecting any ballot initiative with a stink behind it.
Everybody is watching Mitt Romney and Barack Obama campaign in the presidential election. But as they go to the polls this
In Michigan, state Rep. Paul Scott (R) lost his seat in a close recall election. As chairman of the House Education Committee