BOS 2009

THE BOOK OF THE STATES 2009

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 » State Constitutions

Chapter 2 » Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations

Chapter 3 » State Legislative Branch

Chapter 4 » State Executive Branch

Chapter 5 » State Judicial Branch

Chapter 6 » Elections

Chapter 7 » State Finance

Chapter 8 » State Management, Administration, and Demographics

Chapter 9 » Selected State Policies and Programs

Chapter 10 » State Pages

Chapter 4 of the 2009 Book of the States contains the following articles and tables:

Chapter 3 of the 2009 Book of the States contains the following articles and tables:

Chapter 2 of the 2009 Book of the States contains the following articles and tables:

Chapter 1 of the 2009 Book of the States contains the following articles and tables:

States bear enormous responsibility for administering the nation’s safety net programs. They are the first responders when unemployed workers apply for unemployment benefits, food assistance and welfare. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 expanded some safety net support, temporarily filling in some of the benefit gaps.

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