Table of Contents | May 2015

5/1/2015

VOLUME 41, No. 5

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Features

May 2015 cover of State Legislatures magazineTAX BAIT FOR TROPHY COMPANIES
By Jackson Brainerd
Big corporations have been lured by tax incentives to expand in or locate to a state. Are they worth it?

HUNGY FOR SOLUTIONS
By Ann Morse
Businessmen and policymakers are taking a fresh look at how to get kids the nutrition their growing bodies and minds need.

PRIVATE MONEY, PUBLIC IMPACT
By Jane Hoback
A creative new “pay-for-success” funding approach for social programs is gaining steam—but also detractors.

LETHAL INJECTION UNDER FIRE
By Amber Widgery
Drug shortages and court challenges are causing lawmakers to review their states’ method of execution.

ON RECORD
Q & A with Andrew Zimmern, star of the “Bizarre Foods” TV series.

THE FINAL WORD
Saira Blair, West Virginia delegate and youngest state legislator in the country, on why she ran for office and what she hopes to accomplish.

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