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"Game Change" Authors Handicap the Midterms

A week of intense public policy discussion at NCSL’s Legislative Summit was topped off with a serving of pure politics Friday afternoon when political journalists Mark Halperin and John Heilemann offered their take on the national political scene.

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Category: Elections
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Judging by the tangle of litigation at state and federal courts, voter ID laws continue to smolder as an issue.

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Different Maybe, But Not Dirty

There is really nothing dirty about dirty forecasting.

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States Have Their Own Ideas About Health Care Reform

If you think the Affordable Care Act is the last word on providing health care coverage for Americans you need to spend a little time listening to some of the state lawmakers who have spent years working in the trenches of health care.

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Category: Public Policy
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Pollsters: Political Environment Worst in Memory

Republican pollster Neil Newhouse started off with a grabber: How many in the audience are running for office, he asked. Next, he wanted to know, how many of those races are competitive?

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What We Convey is More Than We Say

In case you’re wondering, the rock concert yesterday afternoon was in room L100ABC, during the Legislative Staff University course on communication skills.

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Category: NCSL
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States on Front Lines of Drug Death Epidemic

A Minnesota state lawmaker who lost her 23-year-old daughter to a heroin overdose in 2007 carried legislation this past spring to help prevent similar deaths.

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Cindy McCain: NFL Fumbling Human Trafficking Issue

Cindy McCain may not be a 6-foot-2-inch, 220-pound linebacker, but she slammed the NFL to the turf this week in Minneapolis.

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Category: Public Policy
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Yo-Yo Ma: Arts Education Crucial to Innovative Society

Yo-Yo Ma has played far more acoustically-friendly venues than a convention center meeting room, but rarely to an audience more central to his passion for arts education in schools.

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One Right Makes Many Wrongs

Revolutionary times require revolutionary responses, Sir Ken Robinson told 3,000 or so attendees at the opening session of NCSL's 2014 Legislative Summit in Minneapolis yesterday. His revolutionary idea? That the right answer is the wrong approach.

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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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