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Wage Law Enforcement State Trend: Illinois Becomes Most Recent State to Crack Down on Wage Theft

Arizona and the Nation: A Failing State Versus Positive Approaches to Immigrant Integration

As we highlighted two weeks ago, the Arizona legislature and Governor's decisions to pass a punitive, anti-immigrant bill - SB1070 - have unleashed a torrent of condemnations inside and outside of Arizona.  Voices speaking up against the bill have come not only from civil rights organizations, but have also included public safety officials, constitutional legal scholars, and, significantly, Republican leaders and candidates from other states with significant immigrant populations.

New America Media: Arizona's Immigration Law Spurs Copycat Legislation

Legislators in at least 10 states— Utah, Oklahoma, Colorado, Ohio, Missouri, Georgia, South Carolina, Mississippi, Texas, and Maryland— have called for laws that would mirror Arizona’s Senate Bill 1070, according to the Progressive States Network and reporting by New America Media.

Arizona and the Nation: A Failing State Versus Positive Approaches to Immigrant Integration

Public Employees Earn Substantially Less than Private Sector Counterparts

2010 Legislative Session Roundup: Nebraska

Ending its session on April 14, the Nebraska legislature made great gains in the areas of renewable energy production, job creation and education; however, it will now be notoriously known as the state to implement the most restrictions on reproductive health.

Legislative Session Roundups: ME, AK, NE, SD, AR

Progressive States Action Statement on Gov. Brewer's Signing of SB 1070 in Arizona

Progressive States Action and State Legislators for Progressive Immigration Policy (SLPIP) released this statement in response to Gov. Brewer’s signing of SB 1070 into law in Arizona

Release: Progressive States Action Statement on Arizona's Passage of SB 1070

Progressive States Action and State Legislators for Progressive Immigration Policy, a group of state legislators committed to supporting comprehensive immigration reform that reflects our core values as a nation, released this statement in response to the passage of Arizona's Senate Bill 1070.