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General News    H3'ed 11/9/20

Good News From State Elections Around the US

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Single mom, nurse and pastor, Cori Bush, became the first Black woman elected to Congress from the state of Missouri.

Six Native American candidates won seats in the 117th Congress.

New Mexico became the first state to elect all women of color to their House delegation.

The first openly gay Black men will take seats in the US Congress.

Mississippi voted to legalize medical marijuana making it the 35th state to establish a medical marijuana program.

Montana, South Dakota, New Jersey, and Arizona voted to legalize recreational pot.

In Massachusetts, a Right to Repair law being called “the most advanced in the world” was voted in. 

More than 15 million Americans turned 18 since the last presidential election, and they registered to vote in droves.

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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)
 

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