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  • Deciding Who Drives

    U.S. citizens and lawful immigrants can routinely obtain and renew driver’s licenses, and some states have decided to allow unauthorized immigrants to do so as well. As of the summer of 2015, 10 states—California, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Maryland, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Vermont, and Washington—and the District of Columbia issue driver’s licenses to this... Read More

  • We Can Do More to Reduce Wasted Catch, and Congress Can Help

    If fishermen had their way, the only thing on their hooks or in their nets would be what they were trying to catch: the target fish. But fishing is rarely that simple. Different kinds of fish swim together, and anyone who’s ever heard of dolphin-safe tuna knows that sometimes fishing can capture other species, such as marine mammals and birds. Read More

  • L.A. County Planning a Streamlined Voting System

    States and localities across the nation are re-evaluating and upgrading their elections technology. In Los Angeles County, officials are planning to introduce a new, innovative system to improve the voting experience and streamline Election Day administration. The impending launch is the culmination of a six-year project involving voter advocates and county election officials. Read More

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