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SOURCES OF INFORMATION ABOUT GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS Information sources that people depend on “a great deal” to find out what is going on in government and politics
(percent) Television news.
52 Radio news
39 News magazines.
25 Talking to friends
13 Special reports and publications. Local church. Lectures, formal talks.. Lectures and mailings from elected officials. Business publications Union publications Private newsletters. Local political grapevine.. Political party publications..
Source: U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Relations.
COLA A TO Ovoco
STATES PERMITTING BROADCAST COVERAGE OF EITHER OR Both Houses
OF THE LEGISLATURE
(Regular Floor Proceedings)
Date and State 1927.
New Mexico 1930.
South Carolina Late 1950s.
West Virginia 1964.
New Hampshire 1965.
North Carolina Mid 1960s.
North Dakota 1970.
Rhode Island 1974.
New Jersey Other States which permit such coverage but for which the dates this authority was granted were not readily available include: Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Vermont.
Source: Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress.
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON NATIONAL EMERGENCIES AND
DELEGATED EMERGENCY POWERS FRANK CHURCH, Idaho Co-Chairmen CHARLES MCC. MATHIAS, JR., Maryland PHILIP A. HART, Michigan
CLIFFORD P. CASE, New Jersey CLAIBORNE PELL, Rhode Island
JAMES B. PEARSON, Kansas
CLIFFORD P. HANSEN, Wyoming