STATE LEGISLATION: New Year, New Laws

It’s time for a new year, and with resolutions and football games come new laws as well. Lot of laws go into effect on January 1st each year because it’s helpful to have one day for a “resetting” of sorts. The date is mostly arbitrary but allows people time to prepare to implement new laws. Some state constitutions […]

Gavel Down: Closing out the Week in Congress (Aug. 21-26, 2016)

August recess is drawing to a close… Congress will return to the District after Labor Day, along with your Weekly Update and Gavel Down newsletters from POPVOX.   For now, here's a recap of the issues Congress is talking about in their final days of summer. National Parks   |   Louisiana Flood    |   Zika Funding   |  Private Prisons   |   TPP    |   EpiPen pricing […]