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Articles from State Legislatures (September 1, 2007)

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A benefit for beer makers. 111
A burger war. 97
A partisan battle of wills shut down Pennsylvania government in July as the Democratic governor and GOP-controlled Senate could not reach agreement on the budget nine days into the new fiscal year. Brief article 135
As they see it. Cartoon 354
Diesel turns green. 306
Don't circumvent the constitution: perhaps direct election of the president is a good idea. But trying to work around the Constitution isn't. Samples, John 768
Economics everywhere. 145
Emergency equity. 82
Environmental enemies: environmental factors may be causing many chronic diseases. Tracking the link between them helps. Farquhar, Doug 1156
Greenhouse gas producers. 110
ID everyone. 116
In Michigan, where the budget deficit is estimated to be $920 million after the governor approved $1 billion in cuts, the Department of Corrections is suspending 208 of its 250 public work crews and closing a minimum security work camp to cut costs and restore prison staff at other facilities. 125
Is legislation against Narc doomed? 281
Keeping the homeownership dream alive: with foreclosures at an all-time high, lawmakers are working to help people keep their homes. Morton, Heather 1835
Legislators go back to school. 133
Make every vote count: a national popular vote would make sure no state is disadvantaged and every vote is equal. Cardin, Jon S. 807
Replenishing our food deserts: in tightly packed urban neighborhoods and isolated rural areas, fresh and healthy food is unavailable to many Americans. Lawmakers hope to remedy that. Winne, Mark 1962
Rodney Tom. 85
South Dakota's Old Governor's Mansion has found a new home and a new assignment. 108
Steroid attack. 114
Stuck on stucco. 94
Student satellite success. 94
Tax trading on the rise. 353
Testing out of high school. 277
The GOP-controlled New York Senate is ready to take on Democratic Governor Eliot Spitzer in a campaign to save their majority--and they're using new technology and an old game to win. 187
Trash troubles. 124
Who should command the National Guard? The National Guard has traditionally been under the control of the states. Section 1076 of the 2007 Defense Authorization Act change that, concerning many. Boulard, Garry Cover story 2553
Would the Utah Legislature respond to an invitation to view "Sicko," Michael Moore's latest documentary that takes on the nation's health care system? 137
Yielding to transportation needs: as baby boomers get older, states need to be ready to meet the demands they'll make on special transportation programs. Sundeen, Matt 1638

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