To: Scott Jenkins,
Subject: Sept. 2: Money pours into state races as stakes rise
Date: Tue Sep 02 14:44:55 MDT 2014
View this email in your browser
Strengthening States for 40 Years

TOP NEWS  Sept. 2, 2014

Money pours into state races as stakes rise
Money is pouring into statehouse elections this year at a potentially record-breaking rate, as the stakes for political control in the 50 capitals continue to rise.

More women at the top of South Dakota's ballot
Associated Press
There is no such thing as a man's work and a woman's work on South Dakota's expansive farms, and that egalitarian mentality is pushing more women than ever to seek top statewide offices.

Calif. governor triples funds for film tax-credits
The Los Angeles Times
California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed off on a deal that would more than triple funding for California's film and TV tax-credit program.

Money begins to flow in Oregon over GMO ballot measure
The Washington Post
Oregon’s food fight is just getting started.

Texas voter ID battle to continue in court
Lubbock Avalanche Journal
As it is required in every election in Texas since last November, people voting in the special election in state Senate District 28 must show government-issued photo identification before casting their ballots.
NCSL research on voter ID laws.

Two years after DACA, state responses vary
Life for DACA participants varies dramatically depending on where they live.
Forward to Friend
Policymaker's guide to comprehensive state energy planning
A comprehensive energy plan serves as the state roadmap for meeting changing energy needs; promoting eco­nomic growth; and ensuring access to affordable, diverse and reliable energy.
Pollsters: Political environment worst in memory
Republican pollster Neil Newhouse started off with a grabber: How many in the audience are running for office, he asked. Next, he wanted to know, how many of those races are competitive?
Copyright © 2014 National Conference of State Legislatures, All rights reserved.
You are receiving this e-mail because of your relationship with NCSL.

Our mailing address is:
National Conference of State Legislatures
7700 E. First Place
Denver, CO 80230

Add us to your address book

unsubscribe from this list    update subscription preferences   subscribe to this list