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States all have unique attributes, issues and problems, yet many commonalities. One of the most fiercely debated concepts in American politics is the issue of states rights versus federal powers. This debate anchors a slew of hot-button topics including immigration, health care, commerce, and more. This section will aim to cover issues specific to states and continue such debate transparently here at Independent Voter Network.
Congress has let the future of the nation’s budget go down to the wire — again. Lawmakers are having trouble agreeing on a budget deal as the March 1 sequestration.
In December, Encinitas-based attorney, Dean Broyles, threatened to file suit against the Encinitas Unified School District for offering Ashtanga yoga as an alternative to physical education.
One of the closest U.S. House races in the country was in Illinois’ 13th Congressional District. Republican Rodney Davis narrowly beat Democratic challenger David Gill…
Low-income students and English learners are at the forefront of the California education funding debate. Governor Jerry Brown expressed the desire to provide more funding for local school districts…
Next week, Los Angelinos will vote in a number of municipal races, including the election to decide the city’s next mayor. With no one dominant voter bloc, the top contenders have worked for months…