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Supreme Court To Decide Whether Failure to Mirandize Means Money Damages

The question in Vega v. Tekoh is whether a police officer can be sued for money damages for failing to provide a Miranda warning.

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Crafting Master Plans: States Supporting an Aging Population

By 2030, all baby boomers will be older than 65, meaning 1 in every 5 U.S. residents will be retirement age. As the older U.S. population grows, states are exploring policies to ease the transition and offer support.  

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Category: Health, Podcasts
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SCOTUS Redlights Vaccine-or-Test Rule, Greenlights Vaccine in Medicare/Medicaid Facilities Rule

In National Federation of Independent Businesses v. Department of Labor the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily disallowed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) emergency rule, which requires those who work for employers with more than 100 employees to be vaccinated.

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NCSL Welcomes Third Cohort of Maternal and Child Health Fellows

The Maternal and Child Health Fellows Program enters its third year with 26 state legislators from 18 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The program enables legislators and staff who are experienced and emerging leaders on maternal and child health-related issues.

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NCSL Launches Database Tracking Public Health Actions

Public health was thrust into the spotlight in 2020 and states introduced more than 1,000 bills to tackle issues like vaccines, public health data, prevention of infectious disease and more. To track all this state action in 2021 and going into 2022, NCSL launched a new State Public Health Legislation Database—and it is now up and running!

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Category: Health
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More afterschool and summer learning programs are offering STEM programs but many students lack access to them, according to a recent report.

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Category: Education
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Pandemic Checkup: What's Happening With Oral Health?

With COVID-19 dominating legislative priorities over the last two years, national experts acknowledged the difficult balance between responding to a pandemic and not losing ground in preventing or managing chronic conditions—a potentially costly outcome for payers and health systems.

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Category: Health
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Report Details Afterschool Program Access and Barriers in Rural Communities

A new report from a national afterschool organization details both growing demand for afterschool programs in rural communities as well as increasing barriers for rural children to access them.

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Category: Education
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USAID Releases Revised Counter-Trafficking in Persons Policy

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) released a revised version of their Counter-Trafficking in Persons (C-TIP) policy on Dec. 14.

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States Address Cardiac Arrests Through Telecommunicator CPR Training

Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest incidents rose during the COVID-19 public health emergency in large cities.

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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.