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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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September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month, a time during which the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) works with state and local organizations and communities to raise awareness about the importance of emergency preparedness.

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Weighty Topic: New State Obesity Data

Anyone who’s ever struggled with their weight (and that’s a lot of us) may or may not have been waiting with bated breath for the 2013 state obesity data just released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Can an App Make Teens Better Drivers?

Every minute in the U.S., 660,000 drivers use handheld devices while driving.

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Keeping the American Dream Alive the Issue at Summit Forum

Is the American Dream still attainable? Given the data on poverty, income inequality and lower economic mobility, what role do states play in ensuring every American has the opportunity to succeed?

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Lawmakers Seek Solutions for Transportation Funding Shortfalls

State lawmakers gathered during last week's Legislative Summit for a roundtable discussion seeking solutions to the potential transportation funding shortfalls.

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Can You Hear Me Now? If Not, Read This ...

In T-Mobile South v. City of Roswell the Supreme Court will decide whether a letter denying a cell tower construction application that doesn’t explain the reasons for the denial meets the Telecommunications Act of 1996 (TCA) “in writing” requirement.

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Another 'Term of the States'  Ahead for Supreme Court?

The next U.S. Supreme Court term could be “the term of the states” (again!) with the court possibly accepting a same-sex marriage ban case and a case involving a challenge to the Affordable Care Act’s subsidy. 

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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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