Does your state allow ballot initiatives?

The National Conference of State Legislatures provides information and resources about states that allow citizen initiative and popular referendum; the processes; and a searchable ballot measure database from the1800s through the present by state, topic, keyword,...

Multnomah County’s Preschool for All Ready to Launch

MULTNOMAH COUNTY, OR, August 18, 2022 – The Multnomah County (OR) Preschool for All program will open in September. After voters passed an income tax referendum in November of 2020, the program is ready to launch.  In its first year, more than 600...

Buncombe Commits $3M in ARPA Funds to Preschool Programs

BUNCOMBE COUNTY, NC, MAY 17, 2022 – When a child with freshly combed hair and an oversized backpack walks into the first day of kindergarten, 90% of that child’s brain has already developed. Development continues over the next several years, according to researchers...