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Voters to Decide on 137 Statewide Ballot Measures

Voters in 40 states and the District of Columbia will  face 137 statewide ballot measures—those policy questions on which voters get to be the final deciders.

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Category: Elections
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Wisconsin Latest to Ask Voters for Photo ID

Wisconsin is the 32nd state to ask voters to show an ID at the polls.

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Category: Elections
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Preliminary Findings Show Nearly 4 Percent Increase in Early Care/Education

State appropriations to early care and education increased by 3.8 percent in fiscal year 2014, according to preliminary findings from NCSL's annual survey of state legislative fiscal offices.

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Child Welfare Policy and Financing at the Summit

A group of legislators and staff from 13 states participated in a wide-ranging discussion at the Legislative Summit about how to better align child welfare financing with desired outcomes for children and families.

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Category: Public Policy
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If You're Going to Get Sick, Do It in California or Connecticut

California became the second state to require private employers to provide paid sick leave, with the passage of A.B. 1522. Governor Jerry Brown signed the bill into law on Wednesday.

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How Does U.S. Health Care Rate Internationally? Hint: Not Good

Are Americans getting the best bang for their health care buck?

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The Court and the States: What's Next?

The Supreme Court has an interesting docket for next term but hasn’t accepted any blockbusters yet. That is likely to change soon.

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Summit Tour Shows the Forest Through the Paper

Did you know that forest products manufacturing is a carbon-neutral process or that the paper products manufacturing industry generates about 4.5 percent of total annual U.S. manufacturing GDP? Did you know it's among the top 10 manufacturing sector employers in 47 states?

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Grandparents' Day Spotlights Grandparents as Caregivers

In the wake of National Grandparents Day, it's worth noting that, in 2012, 7.1 million grandparents had granchildren under the age of 18 living with them.

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Jennifer Jones, John Snyder Honored With Legislative Staff Achievement Awards

Jennifer Jones of Texas and John Snyder of Kentucky were awarded the Standing Committees Legislative Staff Achievement Award at NCSL's Legislative Summit in Minneapolis in August.

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This blog offers updates on the National Conference of State Legislatures' research and training, the latest on federalism and the state legislative institution, and posts about state legislators and legislative staff. The blog is edited by NCSL staff and written primarily by NCSL's experts on public policy and the state legislative institution.

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