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* [http://www.sangrechronicle.com/articles/2013/08/22/news/doc52163eb571044600247866.txt Cimarron Municipal Schools may add more to bond measure]
 
* [http://www.sangrechronicle.com/articles/2013/08/22/news/doc52163eb571044600247866.txt Cimarron Municipal Schools may add more to bond measure]
 
* [http://www.fresnobee.com/2013/08/20/3450609/district-parcel-tax-gets-overhaul.html Davis district parcel tax gets overhaul (November 2012 measure: Lawsuit/Aftermath information for Davis District parcel tax Measure E)]
 
* [http://www.fresnobee.com/2013/08/20/3450609/district-parcel-tax-gets-overhaul.html Davis district parcel tax gets overhaul (November 2012 measure: Lawsuit/Aftermath information for Davis District parcel tax Measure E)]
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* [http://chinovalleyreview.com/main.asp?SectionID=1&SubsectionID=1&ArticleID=57575 Proposed bond will replace obsolete buses (November election)]
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* [http://www.toacorn.com/news/2013-08-29/Front_Page/Survey_says_TO_voters_may_support_229million_bond_.html Survey says T.O. voters may support $229-million bond measure (November 2014 election)]
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* [http://www.pamplinmedia.com/ht/117-hillsboro-tribune-news/160737-council-backs-school-district-bond Council backs school district bond (November election)]
 
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* [http://www.telluridenews.com/articles/2013/08/11/news/doc52056f55b1813491290012.txt Election changes heading to the ballot (November election)]
 
* [http://www.telluridenews.com/articles/2013/08/11/news/doc52056f55b1813491290012.txt Election changes heading to the ballot (November election)]
 
* [http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/local-news/weld-county-commissioners-debate-ballot-proposal-wording-for-51st-state-northern-colorado Weld County commissioners debate ballot proposal wording for 51st state -- Northern Colorado (November election)]
 
* [http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/local-news/weld-county-commissioners-debate-ballot-proposal-wording-for-51st-state-northern-colorado Weld County commissioners debate ballot proposal wording for 51st state -- Northern Colorado (November election)]
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* [http://www.reporterherald.com/news/loveland-local-news/ci_23958725/city-clerk-throws-out-fracking-moratorium-petition-challenge City Clerk throws out fracking moratorium petition challenge (updated with PDF of decision) (Spotlight priority article content)]
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* [http://www.ourcoloradonews.com/wheatridge/news/sales-tax-increase-steps-closer-to-ballot/article_5305f282-6f7a-53b9-85a6-37567e40c982.htmlSales tax increase steps closer to ballot (November election)]
  
 
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* [http://www.athensnews.com/ohio/article-40162-group-files-petitions-for-november-anti-fracking-vote.html Group files petitions for November anti-fracking vote (November election)]
 
* [http://www.athensnews.com/ohio/article-40162-group-files-petitions-for-november-anti-fracking-vote.html Group files petitions for November anti-fracking vote (November election)]
 
* [http://www.thisweeknews.com/content/stories/bexley/news/2013/07/09/bexley-public-library-fall-levy-seen-as-key-to-support-of-service.html Fall levy seen as key to support of service (November election)]
 
* [http://www.thisweeknews.com/content/stories/bexley/news/2013/07/09/bexley-public-library-fall-levy-seen-as-key-to-support-of-service.html Fall levy seen as key to support of service (November election)]
 
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* [http://www.athensnews.com/ohio/article-40477-group-wants-elections-board-to-explain-killing-of-frack-measure.html Group wants elections board to explain killing of frack measure (NOB November election)]
 
===Oklahoma===
 
===Oklahoma===
 
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* [http://www.capitalpress.com/content/LJ-GMO-Update-071813 Lane County clerk rejects GMO initiative (soon election)]
 
* [http://www.capitalpress.com/content/LJ-GMO-Update-071813 Lane County clerk rejects GMO initiative (soon election)]
 
* [http://www.registerguard.com/rg/news/local/30288630-75/bond-district-springfield-middle-community.html.csp Springfield School District seeking public input for proposed $60 million bond measure (November election)]  
 
* [http://www.registerguard.com/rg/news/local/30288630-75/bond-district-springfield-middle-community.html.csp Springfield School District seeking public input for proposed $60 million bond measure (November election)]  
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* [http://www.oregonlive.com/gresham/index.ssf/2013/08/corbett_superintendent_propose.html Corbett superintendent proposes a $15 million bond measure for Nov. 5 (November election)]
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* [http://democratherald.com/news/local/ballots-for-albany-election-to-be-mailed-today/article_d8e0a1a0-1136-11e3-9fca-001a4bcf887a.html Ballots for Albany election to be mailed today (Priority article: September 17 election Spotlight)]
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* [http://www.oregonlive.com/hillsboro/index.ssf/2013/08/hillsboro_schools_bond_measure.html Hillsboro schools bond measure campaign is off and running (November election)]
 
* [http://www.oregonlive.com/hillsboro/index.ssf/2013/08/hillsboro_schools_bond_measure.html Hillsboro schools bond measure campaign is off and running (November election)]
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* [http://www.mcall.com/news/breaking/mc-allentown-sale-lease-ballot-question-rejected-20130226,0,2070423.story Allentown lease/sale question will not be on May ballot]
 
* [http://www.mcall.com/news/breaking/mc-allentown-sale-lease-ballot-question-rejected-20130226,0,2070423.story Allentown lease/sale question will not be on May ballot]
 
* [http://thetimes-tribune.com/news/court-asked-to-nix-volpe-ballot-initiative-1.1450822 Court asked to nix Volpe ballot initiative]
 
* [http://thetimes-tribune.com/news/court-asked-to-nix-volpe-ballot-initiative-1.1450822 Court asked to nix Volpe ballot initiative]
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* [http://www.mcall.com/news/breaking/mc-allentown-ballot-question-delta-thermo-fegley-20130827,0,5540391.story Allentown ballot question prompted by Delta Thermo struck down (interesting Local ballot law and topic initiative Spotlight)]
  
 
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* [http://www.komonews.com/news/local/Paid-signature-gatherer-accused-of-faking-R-74-signatures-220885001.html Paid signature gatherer accused of faking R-74 signatures]
 
* [http://www.komonews.com/news/local/Paid-signature-gatherer-accused-of-faking-R-74-signatures-220885001.html Paid signature gatherer accused of faking R-74 signatures]
 
* [http://www.moneynews.com/FinanceNews/Returns-Public-Pension-Funds/2013/08/22/id/521736 Rising Returns Give Public Pension Funds Chance to Reform]
 
* [http://www.moneynews.com/FinanceNews/Returns-Public-Pension-Funds/2013/08/22/id/521736 Rising Returns Give Public Pension Funds Chance to Reform]
* [http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2013/aug/24/judge-orders-2-initiatives-to-be-blocked-from/ Judge orders 2 initiatives to be blocked from ballot (Spokane measure lawsuit info)]
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* [http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2013/aug/24/judge-orders-2-initiatives-to-be-blocked-from/ Judge orders 2 initiatives to be blocked from ballot (Spokane measure lawsuit info Spotlight)]
 
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* [http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2021696652_minwageseatacxml.html Group says it has signatures for SeaTac wage initiative (November election Spotlight)]
 
===West Virginia===
 
===West Virginia===
 
:: ''[[Local ballot measures, West Virginia]] {{tl|West Virginia counties}}''
 
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==Pension Reform Hotspot Report Links==
 
==Pension Reform Hotspot Report Links==
  
* [http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/politics/blog/bal-rawlingsblake-seeks-to-switch-new-hires-from-pensions-to-401k-plans-20130715,0,1389225.story Rawlings-Blake seeks to switch new employees from pensions to 401(k)-style plans Council president Young asks for higher fees for lobbyists]
 
* [http://news.wjct.org/post/jax-city-council-shoots-down-pension-reform-approves-higher-maximum-millage-rate Jax City Council Shoots Down Pension Reform, Approves Higher Maximum Millage Rate (July 24)]
 
* [http://www.azcentral.com/community/phoenix/articles/20130722mayor-seeks-end-pension-spiking.html Mayor seeks to end pension spiking (Phoenix July 24)]
 
* [http://www.mercurynews.com/bay-area-news/ci_23717356/san-jose-pension-reform-battle-could-affect-county San Jose pension reform battle could affect county election (July 24)]
 
* [http://news.yahoo.com/preview-san-jose-unions-set-court-battle-over-121558518.html PREVIEW-San Jose and unions set for court battle over pensions]]
 
 
* [http://tucsoncitizen.com/in-the-aggregate/2013/07/23/update-city-of-tucson-ballot-measures/ (Update) City of Tucson Ballot Measures (November election)]
 
* [http://tucsoncitizen.com/in-the-aggregate/2013/07/23/update-city-of-tucson-ballot-measures/ (Update) City of Tucson Ballot Measures (November election)]
* [http://cincinnati.com/blogs/politics/2013/07/22/qualls-pension-reform-amendment-wolf-in-sheeps-clothing/ Qualls: pension reform amendment “wolf in sheep’s clothing” (Cincinnati measure)]
 
* [http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/07/17/usa-california-cities-idUSL2N0FB1Q220130717 City finances on mend in California but pensions are a roadblock (California pension general)]
 
* [http://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2013/08/can-san-jose-cut-pensions-of-current-workers/ Can San Jose Cut Pensions for Current Employees?]
 
* [http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/05/opinion/a-plan-to-avert-the-pension-crisis.html?_r=0 A Plan to Avert the Pension Crisis]
 
* [http://www.progressillinois.com/news/content/2013/08/02/pension-reform-could-prevent-1-billion-pension-deficit-chicago Pension Reform Could Prevent $1 Billion Pension Deficit In Chicago]
 
* [http://www.chicagodefender.com/index.php/business/21990-chicago-budget Chicago Budget Shortfall Expected To Surge To $1 Billion Barring Pension Fix]
 
* [http://www.fresnobee.com/2013/08/01/3419376/capitol-alert-california-pension.html Capitol Alert: California pension funds took in $33.8B, paid out $28.2B last year]
 
 
* [http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-emanuel-budget-hole-0801-20130801,0,468987.story Absent pension reform, city faces $1 billion hole]
 
* [http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-emanuel-budget-hole-0801-20130801,0,468987.story Absent pension reform, city faces $1 billion hole]
* [http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/07/31/usa-chicago-budget-idUSL1N0G129V20130731 Chicago's budget gap seen jumping to $1 bln without pension fix]
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* [http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2013/aug/31/tp-judge-gives-pension-ravaged-cities-a-powerful/ JUDGE GIVES PENSION-RAVAGED CITIES A POWERFUL TOOL (San Bernadino bankruptcy federal court case)]
* [http://www.pensionfundsonline.co.uk/pension-funds-insider/regulation/major-pension-funds-urge-sec-to-protect-investors/498?AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1 Major pension funds urge SEC to protect investors]
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* [http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2013/08/06/pension-reform-could-disrupt-investment-funds/?_r=0 Pension Reform Could Disrupt Investment Funds]
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* [http://www.newsmax.com/newsfront/cities-bankruptcy-after-detroit/2013/08/06/id/519081 20 Cities That May Face Bankruptcy After Detroit]
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* [http://jacksonville.com/news/metro/2013-08-09/story/pension-reform-task-force-restart-meetings Pension reform task force to restart meetings, Jacksonville pension)]
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* [http://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2013/08/09/pension-reform-group-paid-petition.html Pension reform group paid petition gatherers (Cincinnati pension measure) ]
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* [http://www.kansascity.com/2013/08/09/4400223/kc-pension-reform-nears-a-key.html Kansas City pension reform nears a key victory]
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* [http://www.governing.com/blogs/view/gov-pension-reform-roundup.html What's the Latest in Pension Reform?]
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* [http://clarendonhills.suntimes.com/people/voices/letter-CHD-08152013:article Letter: Stand up for pension reform]
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* [http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/article-28370-foreign_interest.html Foreign Interest: Out-of-town tea party groups take aim at Cincinnati’s struggling pension system]
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* [http://www.sgvtribune.com/general-news/20130806/pension-reform-holds-up-22-billion-in-federal-transit-grants-to-metro Pension reform holds up $2.2 billion in federal transit grants to Metro]
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* [http://www.sentinelandenterprise.com/news/ci_23858749/some-local-pension-systems-panned-leominster-ranked-high Some local pension systems panned; Leominster ranked high in state]
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* [http://www.tri-cityherald.com/2013/08/13/2519113/public-pension-changes-imperil.html Public pension changes imperil transit money]
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* [http://www.local12.com/news/features/top-stories/stories/pension-reform-possible-cincinnati-939.shtml Pension Reform Possible in Cincinnati]
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* [http://www.citywatchla.com/lead-stories-hidden/5537-riordan-s-big-pension-reform-idea-bailout Riordan’s Big Pension Reform Idea: Bailout]
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* [http://www.local12.com/news/features/top-stories/stories/voters-have-say-over-city-pension-reform-929.shtml Voters to have say over pension reform]
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* [http://news.cincinnati.com/article/20130812/NEWS010602/308130009/Pension-issue-s-fate-rests-city-voters Pension issue's fate rests with city voters]
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* [http://www.modbee.com/2013/08/14/2863836/no-exceptionsto-pension-reform.html No exceptions to pension reform]
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* [http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/08/14/usa-chicago-bonds-idUSL2N0GE1H820130814 Pension woes hit trading in Chicago's bonds]
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* [http://www.wvxu.org/post/pension-charter-amendment-headed-ballot Pension charter amendment headed to the ballot]
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* [http://www.pointoflaw.com/archives/2013/08/perezs-pension-power-play.php Pension charter amendment headed to the ballot]
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* [http://www.bondbuyer.com/issues/122_158/moodys-places-15-california-transit-agencies-on-downgrade-review-1054700-1.html California Transit Ratings Threatened by Challenge to State Pension Reform]
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* [http://www.azcentral.com/opinions/articles/20130817union-advocates-taxpayers.html Union advocates vs. taxpayers]
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* [http://web1.ballotpedia.org/wiki/index.php/Template:Quiz_headline When it Comes to Pensions, California is not Detroit]
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* [http://www.citywatchla.com/lead-stories-hidden/5576-we-all-have-a-stake-in-pension-reform We All Have a Stake in Pension Reform]
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* [http://www.blogforarizona.com/blog/2013/08/update-lawsuit-to-challenge-the-initiative-to-bankrupt-the-city-of-tucson.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+BlogForArizona+%28Blog+For+Arizona%29 (Update) Lawsuit to challenge the initiative to bankrupt the City of Tucson]
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* [http://qz.com/116641/the-huge-mistake-california-and-the-rest-of-the-world-make-on-pension-reform/ The huge mistake California (and the rest of the world) make on pension reform]
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* [http://www.connecttristates.com/news/story.aspx?id=938570#.UhtXZhu1FEA Pension reform could be in our mist (Illinois pension)]
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* [http://www.wjol.com/common/more.php?m=15&r=3&item_id=26711 Pension Reform: A Little Bit of Progress (Illinois pension)]
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