Direct Legislation Resources

September 28, 2009

February 8, 2006: Council Ordered To Address Iraq Issue
Description: A judge orders city council of Watertown, Wisconsin to decide whether it will vote on a resolution to withdraw US troops from Iraq or let it proceed to referendum. The judge found it a legislative matter and proper for the council to consider. Advisory referenda are proper subjects for direct legislation.


Bring Our Troops Home Coalition -- Monona, Wisconsin
Citizen Petition Upheld for Referendum on Immediate Withdrawal from Iraq.

Californians for GE-Free Agriculture
Description: A California-based organization providing education and resources in support of the rights of farmers and communities to evaluate and address the environmental, human health, and economic risks of genetic engineering in agriculture.


Democracy Unlimited of Humboldt County
Description: Innovative pro-democracy work, including an ongoing push for direct legislation that would ban campaign contributions by corporations based outside the County.