Tag Archives: Initiative

Initiative to split California could be headed for Supreme Court

In November, Californians will possibly vote on an initiative to divide the state into three.  But, Melia Robinson explains for Business Insider, “It would be incredibly difficult for California to split into three states.” The article states that, although the … Continue reading

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Mapping out Oklahoma positions with approaching medical marijuana reform initiative vote

This recent article from Religion News Service, headlined "In red-state Oklahoma, marijuana ballot question splits people of faith," provides a great look at the range of perspectives on marijuana reform in Oklahoma with only weeks before a big initiative vote. … Continue reading

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Maine legislature final enacts framework for regulating marijuana sales 18 months after initiative vote for legalization

As reported in this local article, on Wednesday the Maine legislature "overturned a veto by Gov. Paul LePage that would have again stalled the legal sale of recreational marijuana, moving Maine a major step closer to launching a legal retail … Continue reading

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Will Prez Trump's pledge to safeguard states' marijuana reforms boost Oklahoma's medical marijuana initiative?

November is the usual month for big votes on marijuana reform, and it seems likely that voters in Michigan and Utah will be considering ballot initiative at the usual voting time. (In Michigan, voters will be considering recreational marijuana reform; … Continue reading

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NY Attorney General “PAID” Lip Service to DOL Initiative

By: Robert S. Whitman and Howard M. Wexler Seyfarth Synopsis: The U.S. Department of Labor has announced the launch of the Payroll Audit Independent Determination program—or “PAID”— to facilitate the resolution of overtime and minimum wage claims under the FLSA without … Continue reading

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