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Fenced-in oil pump in residential neighborhood

Election 2024: California Oil Drilling Referendum

Environmentalists gear up for battle to reject a referendum funded by Big Oil on a law passed last year that would ban oil and gas drilling within 3,200 feet of homes, schools, nursing homes, and hospitals.

July 30, 2023 - San Francisco Chronicle

A sin on a street in Chur, Switzerland lists public health precautions.

Swiss Vote to Retain COVID Mitigation Measures

A nationwide referendum held on Sunday, Nov. 28, on coronavirus measures enacted by the Swiss federal government, including the controversial Swiss Covid certificate (vaccination verification), passed with 62% of the vote.

December 7, 2021 - The New York Times

Multi-Family Building

California Voters Could Repeal Amendment Long Hampering Public Housing

A state constitutional amendment from the 1950s has been used to hold back public housing, but voters could have a chance to strike it down later this year.

January 9, 2020 - The Mercury News

Port of Morrow

Advocates for Oregon's Carbon Pricing Plan Proceed Cautiously

With the re-election of Gov. Kate Brown and Democrats increasing their majorities in both legislative chambers, Oregon appears poised next year to pass the Clean Energy Jobs bill which caps carbon emissions, but opponents could put it on the ballot.

December 12, 2018 - The Bulletin (Oregon)

Transit Tax Referendum May Be Blocked in Indiana

Voters in Indiana were set to vote on a referendum to raise money for an ambitious $2.4 billion transit plan, but now the state's Republican leaders say they'll block the effort.

November 12, 2010 - The Indianapolis Star

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