News Roundup at the Start of 2012 - State and Federal Communications

January 3, 2012  •  

News Roundup at the Start of 2012

in the newsThe National Conference of State Legislatures just published two summaries:

In “NCSL News: New Laws Ring in the New Year,” they list the new laws in the states that take effect as of January 1. Don’t miss the “Elections” section for news about laws in California, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas.

NCSL also posted “Top 12 for 2012” by Meagan Dorsch, who lists what she expects to be top issues on the agendas in the state legislatures.

Roll Call sums up what redistricting issues remain unresolved in “Between the Lines: 5 Unknowns as 2012 Begins” by Shira Toeplitz.

Rod Blagojevich looks ahead to 2012 and sends his supporters a message on Twitter according to this Associated Press article.

Here is a techPresident article about how Google has launched a new elections portal that will allow everyone to follow the caucuses and primaries in a new way in 2012.

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