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'''Ballots and elections'''
 
'''Ballots and elections'''
 
* Statewide ballot measures coming up in [[Georgia 2010 ballot measures|2010]]
 
* Statewide ballot measures coming up in [[Georgia 2010 ballot measures|2010]]
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* [[List of Georgia ballot measures|State ballot measures]]
* [[Georgia local ballot measures|Local ballot measures]]
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* [[Georgia school bond elections|School district bond issues]]
 
* [[Georgia school bond elections|School district bond issues]]
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* [[Laws governing recall in Georgia|Laws governing recall]]
 
* [[Laws governing recall in Georgia|Laws governing recall]]
 
* [[History of direct democracy in Georgia|History of direct democracy]]
 
* [[History of direct democracy in Georgia|History of direct democracy]]
 
  
 
'''Media and activism'''
 
'''Media and activism'''
 
* [[Georgia media|Newspapers and blogs]]
 
* [[Georgia media|Newspapers and blogs]]
* [[Georgia political consultants|Political consultants]]
 
* [[Georgia political organizations|Political organizations]] and [[Georgia ballot initiative activists|ballot activists]]
 
 
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States to begin legislative sessions in 2011

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MADISON, Wisconsin: On January 3, 2011, Montana and Ohio will begin their legislative sessions, the first of 48 states to begin sessions in 2011.

Two states have already begun their legislative sessions. Maine's legislature met on December 1, and California's commenced on December 6.

All 50 states will have sessions in 2011, contrasted with 2010, where only 46 states conducted regular sessions. Texas, North Dakota, and Montana were three of the four states in which the legislatures did not hold regular sessions. The fourth state, Nevada, held a special session from February 23 to March 1 dealing with the budget and education.[1]

Month States
January Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
February Oregon, Nevada, Oklahoma
March Alabama, Florida
April Louisiana

A detailed breakdown of legislative start dates, end dates and special election dates may be viewed on Ballotpedia's 2011 state legislative calendar. For more information on session lengths and limits, see this page.

In 2011, state budgets and redistricting are expected to be some of the most controversial issues taken up by state legislatures.[2] With the federal stimulus dropping from state budgets, lawmakers are scrambling to fill the holes that have been created.[3]

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References

  1. NCSL, 2010 Legislative Session Calendar
  2. The Wichita Eagle "Sever legislative issues to watch in 2011," December 30, 2010
  3. Clarksdale Press Register "Lack of stimulus will affect 2011 funds," December 30, 2010