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North Carolinians Supported Economic Reform Even Before the COVID-19 Crisis

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A recent poll commissioned by the State Innovation Exchange (SiX) shows North Carolina voters held deep concerns over pocketbook economic issues and support for progressive policy solutions even before the full impact of COVID-19 was felt. The poll showed that North Carolinians believe that the government should play a constructive role in people’s economic lives.   […]

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Legislating in a Pandemic: Transparent & Remote Governance

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Considerations for Transparent & Accessible Governance in Emergencies Examples of Remote Governance Transitions Reads & Resources As a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, a growing list of state legislatures have postponed session and legislators themselves have started testing positive for the virus. While some states quickly moved to remote sessions and amended open meeting laws […]

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COVID-19 + Repro Resources

March, 2020 in

In this urgent global health pandemic, anti-abortion lawmakers are once again playing politics with people’s lives and health, and there are very real reproductive health impacts and needs this moment presents.  Click here for general RFLC talking points on the coronavirus. Important: Here are some issues that you should talk to your repro coalition and abortion […]

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Become a part of CROP: SiX’s Agriculture Cohort

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We wondered: Do SiX legislators want or need program-specific resources to help engage in rural, agricultural or local foods policy? Our staff criss-crossed the country, traveled to your states, spoke with some of you over the phone, connected with your colleagues, reached out to your partners and the verdict is in: SiX legislators not only […]

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Census Get Out the Count Toolkit for State Legislators

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The 2020 Census officially kicks off March 12th, when households across the country have started receiving mailed invitations with instructions to respond to the census. State legislators have a uniquely strong platform and a responsibility to get out the count in communities all across the country. And SiX is here to help. Check out our Census […]

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New Legislator Resource: Ending Prison Gerrymandering

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State legislators have a crucial role in advancing accurate and equitable redistricting. That means ending prison gerrymandering: the harmful practice of counting incarcerated people as residents of prison districts instead of at home.  SiX and Prison Policy Initiative are thrilled to release a new resource on prison gerrymandering. Our brief includes messaging guidance, policy design considerations, […]

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Commonsense Gun Safety Reforms Receive Broad Bipartisan Support in Colorado

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A recent poll conducted by Strategies 360 for the State Innovation Exchange (SiX) shows that Coloradans strongly support progressive solutions to improve gun safety. Across the board from liberals to conservatives, these commonsense policies receive overwhelming support statewide.  Lost and Stolen Reporting and Safe Storage Seven in ten Colorado voters favor holding gun owners legally […]

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