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Legislative Tracker: Bills to Address Teacher Shortages (2023-2024)

Across the 11-state Midwest, state lawmakers are considering a litany of legislative proposals seeking to address teacher shortages. The table on this page lists legislation introduced and/or enacted during the
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Ranked (Or Rankled?): States Consider Ranked Choice Voting Methods

Throughout American history, the method of elections and voting rules have changed regularly — whether legislatively or through court actions. Currently, a new(er) frontier is forming regarding a form of
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It’s a Grand New Flag!

By Trey Delida “Let’s run it up the flagpole” is a figurative phrase legislators use when workshopping a new idea. Recently, however, the phrase has taken on a literal meaning
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Groundswell of Support to Continue the Second Chance Act: More than 150 Organizations Nationwide Support Reauthorization

The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center and 175 organizations from across the country have signed a letter urging Congress to support reauthorization of the Second Chance Act (SCA).
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Question of the Month, June

What Southern States Offer Medical Marijuana License Reciprocity? Click Here To Find Out The Answer The post Question of the Month, June appeared first on CSG South.
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Nuclear Waste: What It Is and How the United States Handles It

Nuclear waste related to nuclear energy can be divided into two categories: low-level waste and high-level waste. Currently, four low-level waste storage facilities exist across the country. Southern states can
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