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The Future of Campaign Ads—and Regulation—Is Digital

Twitter has banned political ads. Some say Facebook, Google and others should do the same. But according to Colin Delany, an online communications consultant, “even if Facebook got rid of digital advertising, there would still be digital ads.”

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America’s rural hospitals are ailing; undernourished and underpaid, squeezed by a population that is older, poorer, less insured and sicker than the nation at large. And closing at a rate that alarms health officials, who are witnessing the emptying of the health infrastructure for a wide swath of rural America.

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Cardinals President Michael Bidwill on NFL's Past and Present

Michael Bidwill, president of the Arizona Cardinals, gave a history lesson of the league, in its 100th season, during a Thursday session at the NCSL Capitol Forum.

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Rural Broadband: Where Data Can Be Very  S-L-O-W

In rural areas, 68.6% of Americans have access to both fixed and mobile broadband. In urban areas, it's nearly 98%. 

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Vaping: Injuries, Misconceptions, Policy

In the wake of the deadly and mysterious vaping-related lung infections that have killed at least 48 people and injured more than 2,300 others, 10 states and six tribes have temporarily banned or limited vaping products.

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David Teal Honored With NCSL's Steven Gold Award

David Teal, the director of Alaska’s Legislative Finance Division, was honored today as the recipient of the Steven D. Gold Award for his commitment to strengthening the legislative institution both in Alaska and around the country.

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How Autonomous Vehicles Can Affect People With Disabilities

Imagine you're planning a night out. Heading home from work, back out to hit a restaurant, then off to check out your favorite local band at your favorite local bar. Your biggest care should be, "Does this shirt go with these pants?" Now imagine you have to plan your ride two days out before you take it.

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What's Going on in American Higher Education Today?

When considering the challenges facing American higher education, Inside Higher Ed editor Scott Jaschik says, “The state role is so important because the states are all are so different: different issues, different conclusions, different conversations.”

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Supreme Court Roundup: From Kavanaugh to Liquor Sales to One Enormous Cross

What do the 2020 census, double jeopardy, an enormous cross and the distribution of alcohol all have in common? They’re are all issues before the Supreme Court this session.

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NCSL Meets With Federal Leaders on Employment for People With Disabilities

During the recent NCSL Capitol Forum, NCSL arranged a meeting with state legislative leaders and senior officials at the U.S. Department of Labor to share strategies aimed at enhancing work opportunities for people with disabilities.

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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.