Scott Walker's Legacy12/11/18
Scott Walker became governor in January 2011 and will leave office in January 2019. During his time he helped to end collective bargaining for government employees ref as well as made Wisconsin the 25th Right-To-Work state.
He helped enact a Voter ID law to combat voter fraud. He expanded the school voucher program for families to give parents greater control over where they can send their children. Wisconsin became the 49th state to allow concealed carry.
Work in progress. Will . . . [more]List of states with laws against female genital mutilation12/4/18
As of 12/4/18 27 states have female genital mutilation laws:
All other states have no legislation. ref, ref2, official position from the U.S. Gov website.Abortion clinics continue to close 2017 Update10/16/18
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Abortion clinics in 1991: 2,176.
This year (as of august 2013) 42 clinics closed and 24 were closed in 2012. Part of the reason for the high number of closings that year was due to North Carolina signing a new law that requires abortion facilities to meet the same standards . . . [more]Iowa Wind energy usage in 20179/4/18
Iowa energy usage from wind went up to 36.9% as of September 2018 ref. This is up from 35.76% in 2016.
2017 - 36.90%
2016 - 35.76%
2015 - 31.27%
2014 - 28.53%
2013 - 27.40%
2012 - 25.00%
2011 - 19.00%