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Articles from State Legislatures (May 1, 2008)

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Title Author Type Words
A fear of phosphates. 96
A profusion of plastic: most everyone agrees that reducing the amount of plastic we throw away is a good idea. Savage, Melissa 1121
As they see it. 399
Climate change requires action. Pacheco, Marc R. Letter to the editor 252
Cockroach delight. Brief article 126
Don Perata. Brief article 98
Driving while distracted: inexperienced teen drivers too often take fatal risks. Sundeen, Matt 1260
Educating the homeless. 336
Former Georgia Representative Ron Sailor, who resigned from the House in March after pleading guilty to federal money laundering charges, is now under investigation by the state Ethics Commission. Brief article 111
Home for a book. Brief article 103
Lights on! Brief article 86
No to drug testing. Brief article 124
Nutrition rules: making healthy food choices available to school kids is a priority for many lawmakers. Winterfeld, Amy 1994
Pension tension: very few states hold all the assets they should for future retirement and health care benefits. Snell, Ron 2826
Preschooler's progress: advancing preschool is high on many legislative agendas. How to measure success is next. Clotheir, Steffanie 1055
Salt overdose. Brief article 108
Sick at work. Brief article 92
Smelly offense. Brief article 150
State of blogging: lawmakers are creating blogs to get their constituents involved. Jackson, Nancy Mann 1854
Teenage trouble. Brief article 88
Tennessee is losing a legend. Senator John Wilder, who has served 44 years in the Senate--36 of them as Senate speaker and lieutenant governor--announced he is retiring at the end of the year. Brief article 110
Testy seniors. 97
The role of manufacturing. Brief article 255
The U.S. Supreme Court in March upheld Washington state's top-two primary system, which had been adopted by the Legislature in March 2004, vetoed by Governor Gary Locke in April 2004, approved overwhelmingly by the voters in November 2004 and struck down by the U.S. District Court in July 2005. Brief article 113
This is simply not how democracy is supposed to work," says Wisconsin Senator Scott Fitzgerald of the extraordinary veto power exercised by the state's governors. Brief article 122
Veteran's mysterious maladies: studies continue to examine the effects of depleted uranium on returning soldiers. Nelson, Christina 1398

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