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Ohio spends too much on keeping people in prison, with most of them not having committed a violent crime and many with only drug offenses. Diverting Ohioans from incarceration and instead instead into community centers will save money and give people better chance to participate in work and family life.Year: 2018•State: Ohio•Type: Constitutional Amendment•Source: Policy Matters Ohio•Policy: Housing & Public Safety, Economic Justice & Civil Rights
The amendment on municipal elections, election procedure and ranked choice voting,Year: 2018•State: All States•Type: Constitutional Amendment•Source: Oakland City Council, FairVote•Policy: Democracy & Governance
The amendment established Equal Business Opportunity Programs that includes rules for the certification of small, minority, and women business. The amendment lists all the details of how the new program worksYear: 2014•State: Ohio•Type: Constitutional Amendment•Source: City Council of Cuyahoga County•Policy: Economic Justice & Civil Rights
This local law establishes \"green building\" design standards for certain building construction and rehabilitation projects funded through the City\'s capital budget with the intent of reducing the City\'s electricity and water consumption, reducing air pollution, improving occupant health and worker productivity, and encouraging the development of green building in the private market. Among the types of projects covered are schools, hospitals, libraries, cultural institutions, courts, and administrative buildings, but residential projects assisted by City capital funds are not included. The Mayor is given the authority to exempt up to 20% of the value of the capital work in a given year within the different categories of capital work and accompanying design standards as defined by the bill. Reporting requirements are also established.Year: 2005•State: New York•Type: Constitutional Amendment•Source: New York City Council•Policy: Planning & Public Spaces, Public Finance, Environment & Natural Resources, Energy
This amendment to the San Francisco County Charter calls for instant runoff balloting for municipal elections for the November 5th, 2002 election and all subsequent elections for the offices of Mayor, Sheriff, District Attorney, Treasurer, Assessor-Recorder, Public Defender and members of the Board of Supervisors.Year: 2002•Type: Constitutional Amendment•Source: San Francisco Board of Supervisors•Policy: Democracy & Governance