The group will be tasked with informing federal policy making.
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Voters will head to the polls in November after a wave of laws and litigation in several states made it tougher to vote than it was four years ago.
It’s one key to solving national problems, say federalism experts.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: A new city manager in Charlotte; transgender health care benefits in Manchester, N.H.; and different rules on ballot selfies.
Cities and states are investing in biometric scanning technology, with few laws in place to restrict what they can do with it.
They were in Seattle and elsewhere. And counties from California to Ohio have proposed parks levies for the November ballot, whether it’s to simply maintain park space or add more in underserved areas.
Leading the way to evaluate the costs and benefits of economic development tax credits.
Part 2: Resettling 100 refugees could be complicated if there isn't adequate affordable housing or employment. “There are so many unanswered questions,” according to Alderwoman Sharon Davis.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Donald Trump's Chicago street sign stolen; Washington struggles to cover basic school costs; L.A.'s 'ground zero' for gentrification.
In Colorado, “numerous checks and balances for access and integrity” in the voting process make allegations of widespread corruption specious.