THE STATES: The Propositions

Aside from the headline-grabbing right-to-work issue in six states, voters in most states had a yes-or-no say last week on assorted other public questions, ranging from whether to use state funds to build a nuclear-research reactor (Rhode Island—yes) to whether to legalize horse-race betting (Utah—no). In Colorado, Nebraska and various communities in New York and Delaware, voters decided to make an exception to antigambling laws and let churches, veterans' organizations, etc., hold bingo lotteries. Louisiana voters approved a state constitutional amendment to permit use of school funds to aid children attending private...

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