Tag: election 2016

The aftermath

How do you process the aftermath of emotionally impactful situations in your life? Dr. LéNetta Banks and Justice Calo Reign process the aftermath of turning 40, Veterans Day, and the country’s response to the election of President-Elect Donald Trump.


South Dakota voters approve interest rate cap on payday loans

The Associated Press declared a win for Initiated Measure 21 around 10:00 p.m. Tuesday, with around 75 percent of voters approving the measure. It caps interest rates on payday and car title loans at 36 percent. Under current laws, there is no limit on how much interest lenders can charge on these loans.

gun safety

California voters approve gun control measure Proposition 63

The initiative outlaws the possession of ammunition magazines that hold more than 10 rounds, requires background checks for people buying bullets, makes it a crime not to report lost or stolen guns, and provides a process for taking guns from people upon their conviction for a felony.

California approves statewide plastic bag ban

Californians now face a new grocery-store reality: No more plastic bags. Voters approved Proposition 67, the statewide ban on carry-out plastic bags, 52 percent to 48 percent.


Mass transit wins big in ballot initiatives

Smart Growth America, the pro-transit and urbanism advocacy group, compiled a list of the biggest transit initiatives on Tuesday’s ballots. Of the 27 measures tracked, 19 passed.



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