By Carol Knowles
Illinois’ David Ellis is a rare combination of legislative lawyer and literary lion.
- COMING HOME
By Jim Reed
Troops returning from overseas and veterans are getting a hand from states in finding jobs, justice and the support they deserve.
- EASING THE PATH TO COLLEGE
By Michelle Camacho Liu
State lawmakers are trying to help vets heading back to school.
- TWEETING THE ELECTION
By Meagan Dorsch
Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites could be a powerful force in the 2012 elections.
- CHRONIC COST OF DIABETES
By Katherine Mason
Effectively treating this epidemic could mean big savings for states and healthier lives for patients.