Read about the outlook for state fiscal conditions, the effect of the drop in gas prices on states, the ethics of gifts, the debate over motorcycle helmets and state efforts to support home caregivers.Read a rundown on the top public policy issues facing state lawmakers in 2015, state-private sector partnerships for infrastructure, e-cigarettes and taxes and dealing with cuts to mental health programs.
A widely accepted and enduring claim is that entrepreneurial activity is vital for healthy economic growth. Yet despite their importance to the economy, entrepreneurs are not always well-supported by state policy.
Read more about how lawmakers can foster entrepreneurship as well as innovative strategies in the states to promote economic growth in this NCSL report.
View the other reports by the NCSL Foundation Partnership on Jobs and Innovation:
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