Welfare on the ballot

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Welfare on the ballot: This topic refers to ballot measures regarding welfare assistance, social security, unemployment compensation and other entitlements.

Examples:

Ballot measures lists

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Alaska

  1. Alaska Health and Welfare Construction Bond, Proposition 2 (1964)
  2. Alaska Health and Welfare Correctional Facility Bond, Proposition 5 (1970)


Arizona

  1. Arizona Department of Public Health and Welfare, Proposition 5 (1952)
  2. Arizona Expansion of Old-Age Assistance, Proposition 10 (1950)
  3. Arizona Expansion of Unemployment Benefits, Proposition 11 (1950)
  4. Arizona Old-Age Assistance, Proposition 2 (1944)
  5. Arizona Public Welfare Recipients, Proposition 1 (1944)
  6. Arizona Unemployment Benefits for Agricultural Laborers, Proposition 12 (1950)



California

  1. California Proposition 1, Release of Obligations for State Aid to Aged Persons (1940)
  2. California Proposition 1, Retirement Warrants (1939)
  3. California Proposition 11, Old Age Security Law (1952)
  4. California Proposition 11, State Income Tax With Revenues Allocated to Elderly Disabled (1944)
  5. California Proposition 12, State Aid to Needy Physically Handicapped Persons (1928)
  6. California Proposition 17, Removal of Obsolete Social Welfare Provisions from State Constitution (1970)
  7. California Proposition 19, Aid to Children Whose Fathers Have Tuberculosis (1920)
  8. California Proposition 19, State Aid to Needy Blind Persons (1928)
  9. California Proposition 2, Release of Encumbrances Given for Security for Old Age Aid (1940)
  10. California Proposition 2, the Aged and Blind Act (1949)
  11. California Proposition 25, Tax Warrants for the Elderly (1938)
  12. California Proposition 4, Aged and Blind Act (1948)
  13. California Proposition 4, Aid to Low-Income Elderly (1954)
  14. California Proposition 4, Payments to the Needy Blind (1952)
  15. California Proposition 41, Limits on Welfare Spending (1984)
  16. California Proposition 7, Relief of Hardship and Destitution (1938)


Colorado

  1. Colorado Aid to Dependent and Neglected Children, Measure 17 (1912)
  2. Colorado Old Age Pensions, Measure 5 (1936)
  3. Colorado Public Aid for Blind Adults, Measure 1 (1918)
  4. Colorado Public Assistance to Tubercular Residents, Measure 2 (1936)
  5. Colorado Unemployment Compensation Insurance, Referendum D (1996)




Florida

  1. Florida State Social Security Act Amendment (1936)


Georgia

  1. Georgia Compensation for Injured Police or Fire Personnel, Amendment 3 (2000)
  2. Georgia Property Tax Relief for Homeowners, Amendment 2 (2000)
  3. Georgia Public Educator Indemnification Fund, Amendment 4 (2000)
  4. Georgia State Highway Employee Indemnification Fund, Amendment 5 (2000)
  5. Georgia Tax Exemption Extension for Spouses of Military Personnel, Referendum B (2002)









Louisiana

  1. Louisiana Authorization by Local Governments to Donate Revenue, Amendment 4 (2000)
  2. Louisiana Farmer and Fisherman Funds Amendment, Question 4 (2004)
  3. Louisiana Homestead Exemption Assessment Level, Amendment 7 (2002)


Maine

  1. Maine Old Age Assistance and Minimum Education, Referendum Question (1937)



Massachusetts

  1. Massachusetts Payments to the Elderly Blind, Question 3 (1950)





Missouri

  1. Missouri Concerning Pensions for Blind, Issue 1 (1916)
  2. Missouri Issue 4, Old Age Pensions (1938)




Nevada

  1. Nevada Old Age Pensions (1936)
  2. Nevada Old Age Pensions (1944)



New Mexico

  1. New Mexico Amendment 5 (1998)





North Dakota

  1. North Dakota Diversion of State Highway Construction Funds Initiative (1939)
  2. North Dakota Earmarking Sales Tax for Schools and Relief Initiative (1940)
  3. North Dakota Old Age Assistance Initiative (1938)
  4. North Dakota Sales Tax for Schools and Relief Initiative (1940)


Ohio

  1. Ohio Housing and Nursing Care Assistance, Issue 4 (1975)
  2. Ohio Old Age Pensions, Amendment 2 (1939)
  3. Ohio Old Age Pensions, Initiative 1 (1923)
  4. Ohio Old Age Pensions, Proposed Law 1 (1933)
  5. Ohio Unemployment Compensation, Issue 4 (1955)
  6. Ohio Welfare Bonds, Amendment 1 (1931)
  7. Ohio Workers' Compensation, Amendment 11 (September 1912)


Oklahoma

  1. Oklahoma State Question 171 (1932)
  2. Oklahoma State Question 214 (1935)
  3. Oklahoma State Question 215 (1940)
  4. Oklahoma State Question 220 (1935)
  5. Oklahoma State Question 225 (1936)
  6. Oklahoma State Question 226 (1936)
  7. Oklahoma State Question 349 (1952)


Oregon

  1. Oregon Definition of Multifamily Low-Income Elderly Housing, Measure 6 (May 1980)
  2. Oregon Home Care Commission for the Elderly, Measure 99 (2000)
  3. Oregon Home for "Dependent, Delinquent and Defective" Children, Measure 2 (1918)
  4. Oregon Housing for Low-Income Elderly, Measure 3 (May 1978)
  5. Oregon Income Tax for Retirement and Disability Insurance, Measure 9 (1944)
  6. Oregon Multifamily Housing for Elderly and Disabled, Measure 2 (May 1982)
  7. Oregon Old Age Public Assistance, Measure 1 (1936)
  8. Oregon Public Medical Assistance for Needy Aged Persons, Measure 5 (1950)
  9. Oregon Public Works in Lieu of Welfare Pilot Program, Measure 7 (1990)
  10. Oregon Repeal of Rural Credits Loan Fund, Measure 2 (1942)
  11. Oregon Rural Credits Fund, Measure 10 (1916)
  12. Oregon Sales Tax for Welfare, Property Tax Relief and Governmental Purposes, Measure 1 (October 1947)
  13. Oregon Tax for Old-Age and Disability Fund, Measure 8 (1946)
  14. Oregon Transaction Tax for Elderly Funds, Measure 8 (1938)









Vermont

  1. Vermont Workman's Compensation Amendment (1913)



Washington

  1. Washington Elderly Assistance Grants, Initiative 141 (1940)
  2. Washington Elderly Assistance Grants, Initiative 151 (1942)
  3. Washington Minimum Grant for Social Security, Initiative 176 (1950)
  4. Washington Old Age Pensions, Initiative 115 (1936)
  5. Washington Public Assistance Revision, Initiative 178 (1950)
  6. Washington Public Assistance Revision, Initiative 184 (1952)
  7. Washington Revenues for Elderly and Disabled, Initiative 158 (1944)
  8. Washington Social Security and Unemployment Assistance, Initiative 157 (1944)
  9. Washington Standard of Living for Seniors and Blind, Initiative 172 (1948)
  10. Washington Unemployment Insurance, Referendum 53 (2002)



Wisconsin

  1. Wisconsin Affordable Housing Amendment, Question 1 (April 1991)
  2. Wisconsin State Annuity Insurance Amendment, Question 3 (1914)
  3. Wisconsin State Insurance Amendment, Question 9 (1914)
  4. Wisconsin Veterans' Housing Amendment, Question 1 (April 1949)


2004

  1. Louisiana Farmer and Fisherman Funds Amendment, Question 4 (2004)



2002

  1. Georgia Tax Exemption Extension for Spouses of Military Personnel, Referendum B (2002)
  2. Louisiana Homestead Exemption Assessment Level, Amendment 7 (2002)
  3. Washington Unemployment Insurance, Referendum 53 (2002)



2000

  1. Georgia Compensation for Injured Police or Fire Personnel, Amendment 3 (2000)
  2. Georgia Property Tax Relief for Homeowners, Amendment 2 (2000)
  3. Georgia Public Educator Indemnification Fund, Amendment 4 (2000)
  4. Georgia State Highway Employee Indemnification Fund, Amendment 5 (2000)
  5. Louisiana Authorization by Local Governments to Donate Revenue, Amendment 4 (2000)
  6. Oregon Home Care Commission for the Elderly, Measure 99 (2000)



1998

  1. New Mexico Amendment 5 (1998)



1996

  1. Colorado Unemployment Compensation Insurance, Referendum D (1996)






1991

  1. Wisconsin Affordable Housing Amendment, Question 1 (April 1991)


1990

  1. Oregon Public Works in Lieu of Welfare Pilot Program, Measure 7 (1990)







1984

  1. California Proposition 41, Limits on Welfare Spending (1984)



1982

  1. Oregon Multifamily Housing for Elderly and Disabled, Measure 2 (May 1982)



1980

  1. Oregon Definition of Multifamily Low-Income Elderly Housing, Measure 6 (May 1980)



1978

  1. Oregon Housing for Low-Income Elderly, Measure 3 (May 1978)




1975

  1. Ohio Housing and Nursing Care Assistance, Issue 4 (1975)






1970

  1. Alaska Health and Welfare Correctional Facility Bond, Proposition 5 (1970)
  2. California Proposition 17, Removal of Obsolete Social Welfare Provisions from State Constitution (1970)







1964

  1. Alaska Health and Welfare Construction Bond, Proposition 2 (1964)










1955

  1. Ohio Unemployment Compensation, Issue 4 (1955)


1954

  1. California Proposition 4, Aid to Low-Income Elderly (1954)



1952

  1. California Proposition 11, Old Age Security Law (1952)
  2. California Proposition 4, Payments to the Needy Blind (1952)
  3. Oklahoma State Question 349 (1952)
  4. Washington Public Assistance Revision, Initiative 184 (1952)



1950

  1. Arizona Expansion of Old-Age Assistance, Proposition 10 (1950)
  2. Arizona Expansion of Unemployment Benefits, Proposition 11 (1950)
  3. Arizona Unemployment Benefits for Agricultural Laborers, Proposition 12 (1950)
  4. Massachusetts Payments to the Elderly Blind, Question 3 (1950)
  5. Oregon Public Medical Assistance for Needy Aged Persons, Measure 5 (1950)
  6. Washington Minimum Grant for Social Security, Initiative 176 (1950)
  7. Washington Public Assistance Revision, Initiative 178 (1950)


1949

  1. California Proposition 2, the Aged and Blind Act (1949)
  2. Wisconsin Veterans' Housing Amendment, Question 1 (April 1949)


1948

  1. California Proposition 4, Aged and Blind Act (1948)
  2. Washington Standard of Living for Seniors and Blind, Initiative 172 (1948)


1947

  1. Oregon Sales Tax for Welfare, Property Tax Relief and Governmental Purposes, Measure 1 (October 1947)


1946

  1. Oregon Tax for Old-Age and Disability Fund, Measure 8 (1946)



1944

  1. Arizona Old-Age Assistance, Proposition 2 (1944)
  2. Arizona Public Welfare Recipients, Proposition 1 (1944)
  3. California Proposition 11, State Income Tax With Revenues Allocated to Elderly Disabled (1944)
  4. Nevada Old Age Pensions (1944)
  5. Oregon Income Tax for Retirement and Disability Insurance, Measure 9 (1944)
  6. Washington Revenues for Elderly and Disabled, Initiative 158 (1944)
  7. Washington Social Security and Unemployment Assistance, Initiative 157 (1944)



1942

  1. Oregon Repeal of Rural Credits Loan Fund, Measure 2 (1942)
  2. Washington Elderly Assistance Grants, Initiative 151 (1942)



1940

  1. California Proposition 1, Release of Obligations for State Aid to Aged Persons (1940)
  2. California Proposition 2, Release of Encumbrances Given for Security for Old Age Aid (1940)
  3. North Dakota Earmarking Sales Tax for Schools and Relief Initiative (1940)
  4. North Dakota Sales Tax for Schools and Relief Initiative (1940)
  5. Oklahoma State Question 215 (1940)
  6. Washington Elderly Assistance Grants, Initiative 141 (1940)


1939

  1. California Proposition 1, Retirement Warrants (1939)
  2. North Dakota Diversion of State Highway Construction Funds Initiative (1939)
  3. Ohio Old Age Pensions, Amendment 2 (1939)


1938

  1. California Proposition 25, Tax Warrants for the Elderly (1938)
  2. California Proposition 7, Relief of Hardship and Destitution (1938)
  3. Missouri Issue 4, Old Age Pensions (1938)
  4. North Dakota Old Age Assistance Initiative (1938)
  5. Oregon Transaction Tax for Elderly Funds, Measure 8 (1938)


1937

  1. Maine Old Age Assistance and Minimum Education, Referendum Question (1937)


1936

  1. Colorado Old Age Pensions, Measure 5 (1936)
  2. Colorado Public Assistance to Tubercular Residents, Measure 2 (1936)
  3. Florida State Social Security Act Amendment (1936)
  4. Nevada Old Age Pensions (1936)
  5. Oklahoma State Question 225 (1936)
  6. Oklahoma State Question 226 (1936)
  7. Oregon Old Age Public Assistance, Measure 1 (1936)
  8. Washington Old Age Pensions, Initiative 115 (1936)


1935

  1. Oklahoma State Question 214 (1935)
  2. Oklahoma State Question 220 (1935)



1933

  1. Ohio Old Age Pensions, Proposed Law 1 (1933)


1932

  1. Oklahoma State Question 171 (1932)


1931

  1. Ohio Welfare Bonds, Amendment 1 (1931)




1928

  1. California Proposition 12, State Aid to Needy Physically Handicapped Persons (1928)
  2. California Proposition 19, State Aid to Needy Blind Persons (1928)






1923

  1. Ohio Old Age Pensions, Initiative 1 (1923)




1920

  1. California Proposition 19, Aid to Children Whose Fathers Have Tuberculosis (1920)



1918

  1. Colorado Public Aid for Blind Adults, Measure 1 (1918)
  2. Oregon Home for "Dependent, Delinquent and Defective" Children, Measure 2 (1918)



1916

  1. Missouri Concerning Pensions for Blind, Issue 1 (1916)
  2. Oregon Rural Credits Fund, Measure 10 (1916)



1914

  1. Wisconsin State Annuity Insurance Amendment, Question 3 (1914)
  2. Wisconsin State Insurance Amendment, Question 9 (1914)


1913

  1. Vermont Workman's Compensation Amendment (1913)


1912

  1. Colorado Aid to Dependent and Neglected Children, Measure 17 (1912)
  2. Ohio Workers' Compensation, Amendment 11 (September 1912)















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