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Articles from State Legislatures (January 1, 2005)

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A responsibility for civility: the lack of trust and respect in Congress makes it mighty hard to be effective. Hamilton, Lee 838
A soy solution. Brief Article 107
A wild idea. Brief Article 122
America the colorful. Brief Article 102
As they see it. Brief Article 322
Budgets on the rebound? Revenues are showing signs of recovery, but will that be enough to keep state budgets solvent? Eckl, Corina 2154
California protects child prostitutes. Brief Article 170
Can you hear me now--and again? Brief Article 94
Can you spare a dime? Brief Article 115
Comparison shopping for drugs. Brief Article 300
Federal Top 10: on the agenda in Washington D.C., are--at the very least--10 issues that state legislators will keep their eyes on. Tubbesing, Carl 1765
Fiscal folly? Colorado can't claw its way out of a severe fiscal crisis because of its TABOR amendment, which has the state slashing programs while refunding taxes. Although it has its supporters, others say it has to change. And with new party control, it just might. Frates, Chris 3162
Gains & losses. Illustration 108
Gambling on gaming: revenues from gambling are just too tempting for troubled state budgets. Rafool, Mandy 3367
How to prevent paper overload: as a legislator or a staff member, you need a strategy for processing all the information that enters your office, or the new session will quickly morph into stress and chaos. Imholt, Betsy 813
Louisiana Senator Melvin "Kip" Holden became the first black mayor-president of Baton Rouge when he defeated Republican incumbent Bobby Simpson, in a rematch of the 2002 race. Brief Article 85
Maryland's House of Delegates will observe a 300-year-old tradition--unique among the world's legislative bodies--when it convenes in January. Brief Article 161
New Jersey seeks second in command. Brief Article 159
No Billy goats gruff here. Brief Article 99
Nuts & bolts of TABOR: Colorado voters approved a constitutional amendment that limits the growth of government like nowhere else. Snell, Ronald K. 1320
Oklahoma's first Republican speaker in 80 years, Todd Hiett, says he will "govern with open arms.". Brief Article 100
Rural remedies: sometimes overlooked is the boost a small town's health care workers can give the local economy. Tobler, Laura 1812
Shoo-in for some. Brief Article 112
State legislatures' top 10: here's a sample of the key policy issues that promise to cross state borders and test political wills. Rose, Gene Cover Story 1717
Supreme Court wrestles with juvenile executions. Brief Article 246
Symbolmania: by statute or resolution, legislators continue to adopt symbols to represent their state. Do these gestures trivialize the process? Rosenthal, Alan 2408
The Colorado legislature switched control, and with at made leadership history. Brief Article 104
The covenant conundrum. Brief Article 128
The election left the Pennsylvania Senate with one more OP seat and three vacancies. Brief Article 110
The female factor. Brief Article 224
Three state legislators who were re-elected in November, couldn't give victory speeches. Brief Article 89
Try it, you'll like it. Brief Article 142
Van Tran became the nation's first Vietnamese-American legislator when he was elected to the California Assembly Nov. 2. Brief Article 90
Who's buckling up the best? Brief Article 128

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