Focus Newsletter Taxes, guns, cola and carbon: The election in 34 other states
November 23, 2016 • Vol. 2016 No. 23
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Unlike Wisconsin, decisions on legislation in many other states can be made by referendum. This November, voters in 34 states considered 154 statewide ballot questions. Many were familiar: Tax changes and borrowing requests are always popular. Some of the more unusual proposals included: taxes on carbon emissions and soda, legalization of marijuana, and minimum wage hikes