November Ballot Measures, A Snapshot

Here is a summary of the ballot measures that voters across the country will address in November. Elections policy: – 20 measures in 19 states concerning redistricting, voting requirements, ballot access, campaign finance, and ethics Marijuana: – seven measures in five states concerning legalization of medical or recreational marijuana Restrictions on taxes: – eight measures…

November Ballot Measures, Part Ten – Hawaii

Real estate investors are attracted to Hawaii not only because they want to own a slice of paradise but also because of Hawaii’s low property taxes. That could all change with the passage of the “Hawaii Surcharge on Investment Properties to Fund Public Education Amendment” in November. Hawaii’s schools struggle to retain teachers since, adjusted…

November Ballot Measure, Part Eight, Florida

Florida is going to the dogs. In the interest of protecting dogs, specifically greyhounds, voters in the state of Florida will vote on whether or not to ban racing of greyhounds in connection with any wager for money or any other thing of value. If passed, the measure would take effect on January 1, 2021.…

November Ballot Measures, Part Seven – Connecticut

Ballot measures are often labeled with some creative titles. That’s the case with one of the ballot measures that Connecticut voters will be voting on in November. It’s called the Lockbox Amendment and it will prohibit the state legislature from using the state transportation fund for anything other than transportation purposes. Apparently there must be…