#Constitutional Amendment


Taxpayers footed bill on Noem’s cannabis ads

PIERRE, S.D. (KELO) — The recent medical-cannabis ads featuring Governor Kristi Noem aired at taxpayer expense. They resulted from two additions to a South Dakota Department of Health one-year contract that began June 1 and originally was for a marketing campaign to prevent abuse and misuse of opioids. The original...
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Bangor Daily News

Janet Mills hits the road to sell stimulus plan in shadow of vaccine mandate

Good morning from Augusta. There are 15 days until the Nov. 2 referendum election. QUOTE OF THE DAY: “He is pretty good at hanging the laundry, but hasn’t figured out the folding yet,” said Al Larson, of Orono, when he saw a black bear playing with hanging laundry in his backyard earlier this year. Here’s your soundtrack.
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NBC Dallas-Fort Worth

Early Voting for 8 Texas Constitutional Amendments Begins Monday

Early voting is underway across Texas for a "uniform election," in which eight proposed amendments to the state constitution will be on the ballot, including some that are direct responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. The eight propositions (see them all listed below) appear on the ballot as a result of...
Daily Iberian

Report: Teacher debt costing public schools $853 million per year

BATON ROUGE, La. - A little-noticed state retirement obligation is costing public school students and teachers $853 million per year, state Auditor Mike Waguespack said Monday morning. The debt means that nearly $1 of every $4 in annual state aid allocated to public schools by the Legislature disappears before it...
Bangor Daily News

What you need to know before voting on Maine’s ‘right to food’ referendum

On Nov. 2, Mainers will vote on Question 3, which would add an amendment to the state Constitution protecting the right to produce, harvest and consume food. The amendment will “create a state right to growing, raising, harvesting, and producing food, as long as an individual does not commit trespassing, theft, poaching, or abuses to private land, public land, or natural resources.” This includes “the right to save and exchange seeds” and “the right to grow, raise, harvest, produce and consume the food of their own choosing for their own nourishment, sustenance, bodily health and well-being.”

Constitutional Amendment Election, Refugio County

Early voting for the Constitutional Amendment Election is scheduled Monday, Oct. 18 through Friday, Oct. 29 at the Refugio County Elections Administration Office, 414 C North Alamo, Refugio, Texas. The first week of early voting, Oct 18-22, Monday through Friday is from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., open through lunch.

Early voting begins for Nov. 2 elections

AUSTIN ( -- Early voting gets underway Monday for the upcoming Nov. 2 election, which includes a number of amendments to the Texas Constitution, and a handful of municipal and school district election items. One the of most prominent items on the ballot in Central Texas is the City of...

Sample ballot items, both local and statewide, November 2 election

LUBBOCK, Texas — Voters in Lubbock will decide the fate of nearly $175 million in street projects while Lubbock County voters will decide the fate of a property tax hike to fund salaries in the sheriff’s office. Voters statewide will decide eight constitutional amendments. Early voting runs from Monday, October...
Laredo Morning Times

What Webb County needs to know as early voting begins

The first day of early voting is here for the constitutional amendment election. Monday, Oct. 18 kicks off the time period for early voting in Webb County. And it will run through the end of next week with the last day on Friday, Oct. 29. Nov. 2 will then be...

State, Local Early Voting Begins Monday

PROPOSITION A (Policing):. If Proposition A passes, the City of Austin will be required to increase the number of police officers within the Austin Police Department. It would mandate that:. • Austin always employs at least two sworn police officers for every 1,000 Austin residents;. • Police officers spend at...
Corsicana Daily Sun

Early voting begins Oct. 18

Early voting begins Monday, Oct. 18 at the Navarro County Annex as Texans cast their votes for eight proposed constitutional amendments and Corsicana voters select the new Place 2 Trustee to serve on the Corsicana Independent School District Board. Early voting will be from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday...

Our Opinion: It’s not too late to bring records into the sunlight

This cartoon was first published in March to commemorate Sunshine Week, a national observance designed to raise awareness of open records and public meetings laws. As North Carolina lawmakers continue hammering out a state budget, they can make the most of their extended stay in Raleigh by voting to hold public servants accountable when they’re disciplined for misconduct.