Most state lawmakers supplement their legislative job with one in the private sector. To reduce the conflicts of interest that inevitably arise from this, states are considering revising their ethics laws.
Many municipalities prohibit sex offenders from living near parks. L.A. and Miami are taking it one step further and calling patches of grass “parks” in order to rid their cities of the offenders who currently reside there.
Source: Huffington Post | Colorado |
April 30, 2013
Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill to grant in-state tuition rates to undocumented immigrant students who graduate from state high schools. The measure is expected to generate millions of dollars in revenue for the state.