The 50-state blog round-up has existed over the years in various forms. The idea is to take a look at state and local blogs in order to see what important things are going on in state politics and campaigns, to get a preview of what's coming to the national stage and to recognize the work of great state and local bloggers.
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Washington: Horse's Ass has video of a confrontation between police and a homeless woman at Occupy Seattle.
West Virginia: West Virginia Blue has lots of video from Occupy WV.
Wisconsin: Illusory Tenant reports that enthusiasm is so high for recalling Gov. Scott Walker (R) that a recent training session was over capacity.
Wyoming: Haven't found any progressive blogs for this state yet.
Alabama: Left in Alabama points out that Democrats' failure to challenge Sen. Richard Shelby allows him to use his PAC to help Republicans in other states.
Alaska: Mudflats has scenes from Occupy Alaska.
Arizona: Democratic Diva has footage from Occupy Phoenix.
Arkansas: Blue Arkansas notes that Rep. Steve Womack (R) opposes tax increases, except when Walmart asks for them.
California: Sacramento for Democracy says Occupy Sacramento is going to occupy the city council meeting.
Colorado: Square State is taking action to get Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) to stop the Occupy Denver arrests.
Connecticut: CT News Junkie reports upon the meeting between Occupy Hartford and anti-war protesters marking the 10th anniversary of the war in Afghanistan.
Delaware: Delaware Liberal has launched a great discussion on Occupy Delaware.
Florida: Eye on Miami discusses the difference between the tea party and Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Miami and others.
Georgia: Blog for Democracy says that Occupy Atlanta hasn't exactly been the smoothest operation and that things work a bit differently in the South.
Hawaii: Aloha Politics calls for an end to the propping up of Wall Street.
Idaho: 43rd State Blues is excited that there is a Democrat, former NFL player Jimmy Farris, running in the first congressional district.
Illinois: Progress Illinois has video of some of the 175 protesters arrested in the Occupy Chicago Grant Park action.
Indiana: No recent posts.
Iowa: Bleeding Heartland reports that, after some arrests, a deal has been reached between Occupy Iowa and Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie about the space they are occupying.
Kansas: Kansas Free Press reports on Occupy Wichita.
Kentucky: Page One answers the question: "Why can't Kentucky have nice things."
Louisiana: Daily Kingfish says Bobby Jindal is raising huge sums for his re-election campaign.
Maine: Maine Progressives Warehouse documents Gov. Paul Lepage (R) and his assault on a labor mural in what is becoming known as "Mural-Gate."
Maryland: Maryland Juice notes that Montgomery County is censoring a lot of the Internet, including LGBT websites.
Massachusetts: Blue Mass Group has a cross-post of an Occupy Boston attendee who is concerned about the movement being co-opted.
Michigan: Blogging for Michigan says the movement to repeal Public Act 4, the "Emergency Manager Law," needs volunteers.
Minnesota: Minnesota Independent describes the Occupy MN response to sheriff's deputies removing their tents.
Mississippi: A Liberal in the Midst shows scenes from Occupy Mississippi.
Missouri: Show Me Progress says Occupy STL is a Rorschach test for politicians and the media.
Montana: Left in the West says the will of the people of Montana will be heard on the use of medical marijuana.
Nebraska: New Nebraska Network notes that there were several great Occupy rallies across the state.
Nevada: Las Vegas Gleaner takes on Mitt Romney's remarks about the Occupy movement being "dangerous."
New Hampshire: Blue Hampshire has a guest post from State Rep. Jim Splaine warning Nevada that New Hampshire is serious about a December primary.
New Jersey: Blue Jersey says Occupy Trenton is carrying on despite threats from local authorities.
New Mexico: Clearly New Mexico reports from Occupy Albuquerque.
New York: Daily Gotham says it isn't enough to occupy Wall Street, we have to divest from it as well.
North Carolina: The Progressive Pulse gives a rundown on the fallout of State House Speaker Thom Tillis's comments that the state should "divide and conquer" those on public assistance.
North Dakota: North Decoder has a rundown on Occupy North Dakota events.
Ohio: Plunderbund reports that recent polls show opposition to Gov. John Kasich's anti union SB5 bill is growing again.
Oklahoma: Blue Oklahoma suggests the media and conservatives mock Occupy OKC at their own risk and that the movement should be taken seriously.
Oregon: BlueOregon points out how protests can go wrong.
Pennsylvania: 2 Political Junkies report that Occupy Pittsburgh is challenging Sen. Pat Toomey for his work on behalf of the 1%.
Rhode Island: RI Future is impressed with the work of Occupy Providence.
South Carolina: SC Prog Blog is all over the story that the state's voter identification law is discriminatory in its effect.
South Dakota: Madville Times calls South Dakota's lone congresswoman out on her hypocrisy over condemning Washington spending while asking for Washington spending for her state.
Tennessee: Tennessee Guerilla Women say that Occupy Wall Street's proposed national convention could change America.
Texas: Burnt Orange Report reports live from Occupy Austin.
Utah: The Side Track reports that state Democrats are formally charging the Republicans with engaging in a secret redistricting process.
Vermont: Green Mountain Daily brings Occupy Walmart to our attention.
Virginia: Blue Virginia has audio of homophobic state senate candidate Tim McGhee (R) going on an anti-gay rant at a GLBT forum.
The list used to create the post can be found here. If you know of a progressive state or local blog that isn't on the list, e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I'll add it.