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Regulating Private Water Wells

Almost 42 million people rely on unregulated drinking water in the U.S., primarily from private wells. To protect against water-borne illnesses from these wells, most of which are not subject to the federal Safe Drinking Water Act, some states are stepping up efforts to regulate them.

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The Evolving World of Redistricting Technology

In just four redistricting cycles, redistricters have gone from drawing maps on paper with pen and ink to creating them on laptops with advanced software. States are using technology to support their redistricting responsibilities in novel ways, including inviting the public to weigh in.

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Stabilizing the Individual Health Care Market

The individual health care market established by the Affordable Care Act is experiencing increasing premiums and declining enrollment. Some states are attempting to stabilize the market by establishing reinsurance programs, mandating coverage or providing subsidies, while others are working on alternative health insurance plans.

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Governing the Growing World of Early Childhood Education

As the demand for high-quality child care and early education grows, policymakers are rethinking the way these programs are structured. By consolidating, creating or coordinating oversight bodies, they seek to improve the quality and efficacy of services, address infrastructure needs and improve program reach.

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