In Somes States, New Laws May Not be on the Books for Long

Scott Bauer Associated Press via 12/29/2010

Madison, Wis. (AP) – Revamped gun measures and tougher rules for payday lenders are among the laws set to take effect around the country on Jan. 1. But some of them may not be on the books for long.

This January, the statutes will kick in just as […]

Devastation: GOP Picks Up 680 State Legislature Seats

Jeremy P. Jacobs National Journal 11/4/2010

While the Republican gains in the House and Senate are grabbing the most headlines, the most significant results on Tuesday came in state legislatures where Republicans wiped the floor with Democrats.

Republicans picked up 680 seats in state legislatures, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures — the […]