State Legislatures

VOLUME 39, No. 6 | June 2013

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SILVER SCREEN DREAMS
By Suzanne Weiss
Interstate competition for film and TV productions is intensifying.

Online: Read more about state film incentives.

Online: Producers use this website to learn how to maximize tax incentives and rebates.

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A SPROUTING BUSINESS
By Douglas Shinkle
Farmers’ markets help local producers while giving low-income communities more healthy food choices.

Online: Learn more about state laws affecting farmers' markets.

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COMPOUNDING INTEREST
By Kara Nett Hinkley
A tragedy caused by contaminated steroids turned the spotlight on compounding pharmacies.

Online: Read more about the state role in regulating compounding pharmacies.

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BRIDGING THE HEALTH DIVIDE
By Laura Tobler
Community health workers are helping eliminate costly inequalities.

Online: Learn more about legislation to address health disparities.

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PAIN AT THE PUMP
By Jaime Rall
Are gas taxes in the future of transportation funding?

Online: NCSL's Transportation Funding and Finance Legislation Database is an up-to-date source for transportation funding and finance legislation introduced in 2013

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TAX TRENDS FROM THE RECESSION
By Mandy Rafool
The Great Recession and slow recovery forced states to adjust their tax policies to survive the budget shortfalls.

Online: Research tax trends at NCSL's State Tax Actions database.

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THEN AND NOW

Find out where our statehouse photo comes from this month.

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STATESTATS

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TRENDS AND TRANSITIONS

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STATELINE

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PEOPLE

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FOR THE RECORD: CHRISTOPHER DODD

Audio: Listen to the interview with Christopher Dodd, chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America

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