Voters have approved about 45 percent of all citizen initiatives
and about 75 percent of legislative referrals and bond issues since 1996.
Adopting more descriptive covenants such as this could prove crucial in determining whether or not a citizen initiative
limiting the ability to collect, impose, or raise rates has impaired the contract between the issuer and the bondholder.
So why are citizen initiatives
, in general, declining?
This week's Citizen Initiative
Review panelists have spent the week checked into a downtown Salem hotel that adjoins a conference center where they've met every day.
If you're considering a citizen initiative
, don't do it.
The citizen initiative
process is probably an easier campaign," Hunt said, "because you don't have to handle the opponents' arguments that this doesn't belong in the constitution.
Accion Microfinance Bank (MfB) has extended the empowerment initiatives to enriching the lives of young Nigerians through education-focused corporate citizen initiatives
and has continued to demonstrate this in a variety of projects, comprising the presentation of educational material to schools.
But it also says people's veto questions must go first, followed by citizen initiatives
, That means Question 1 on the ballot will be the initiative on whether the state should issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Summary: From communal meals to barter bazaars, thousands of income-hit Greeks are tuning into citizen initiatives
in response to the economic crisis gripping the country for a third grueling year.
do start from a specific place through the efforts of a group of people, but we plan to expand beyond Limassol," said Pavlou.
Sharon Tennison, the American head of a Moscow-based NGO, the Center for Citizen Initiatives
labels criticism as "alarmist", and adds that the new legislation "could cut either way, and it won't become obvious until implementation begins.
Twenty-four states allow citizen initiatives
on their ballots, and efforts are underway in Colorado, Florida, Massachusetts and Ohio to adopt redistricting commissions.