While citizen initiatives
are not, strictly speaking, a fiscal institution, they have the potential to influence the size of government and policy.
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.
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.
Last year, he said, the legislature considered three amendments to the citizen initiative
This year's total includes 65 legislative referrals, 74 citizen initiatives
, four popular referenda and two advisory measures.
Pickens recommended--on behalf of the select committee--that the citizen initiative
process be preserved.
The campaign will see the organisation of the second edition of the national competition for the best citizen initiative
for the preservation and promotion of human rights in Tunisia.
Twenty-four states, in varying degrees, allow citizens to change state law or the state constitution by obtaining enough valid signatures to place a citizen initiative
on the ballot.
The Gladstone Democrat said the only viable options were to pass the Senate's constitutional amendment or to bag the legislative effort and try for a citizen initiative
(TAP) -- A citizen initiative
will be launched soon to rally independents around a national project.
23, 2011 (TAP) - A citizen initiative
to provide medicine and foodstuff to the brotherly Libyan people was launched on Wednesday in Tunis.
On April 30, the "Mouatinoun" initiative announced its intention to participate in the next legislative elections through unified lists with other citizen initiatives
and to prepare a joint strategy with "Ncharek" in order to bring together the biggest number of citizen initiatives
in unified lists.