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States Reinvest in Juvenile Justice

Georgia, Hawaii and Kentucky followed successful adult sentencing and corrections reforms with recent laws to improve their juvenile justice systems.

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President Backs Off Plan to Tax 529 Investment Returns

College savings plans, commonly known as 529 plans, surged into the news recently when President Obama proposed, then retreated from, a plan to tax investment returns on new contributions.

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NCSL Has Your Answers on School Choice

Legislatures across the country are recognizing this week as National School Choice Week, recognizing the right of parents to select a school that best meets the needs of their child.

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Kaiser Study Highlights Growth in Medicaid Enrollment, Spending

A recent Kaiser Family Foundation report based on a recent survey of Medicaid directors in all 50 states and the District of Columbia provides an overview of Medicaid spending and enrollment growth for fiscal years 2014 and 2015.

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The Buzz on Bees: Policymakers Push to Protect Pollinators

Most people view bees as a nuisance, but these insects are directly responsible for many of the fruits, vegetables and nuts that reach our table.

 

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Relief at the Pump Opens Door for Gas Tax Hikes

Many states see the current low gas prices as a prime chance to help alleviate the growing gap between infrastructure needs and declining transportation funding revenue.

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Supreme Court Will Decide Whether Same-Sex Marriage Bans are Unconstitutional

The Supreme Court has elevated this term from from mostly meat and potatoes to historic by agreeing to hear four same-sex marriage cases. 

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Why State Legislators Matter Most

Americans have made it clear: They want action, not impasse, from their government. And state legislatures, the laboratories of democracy, deliver.

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Administration Continues Push to Boost Private Investment in Infrastructure

Continuing a string of announcements in the build up to the President’s State of the Union address on Jan. 20, the White House announced on Jan. 16, a number of efforts and proposals, across a range of federal agencies, aimed at further increasing the amount of private sector investment and expertise for an array of infrastructure projects.

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January State Legislatures magazine now available

January's State Legislatures magazine is hot off the press with lots of cool content.

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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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