Paving the Road for Infrastructure Development

This brief examines the ways states and territories are using federal stimulus funds for water, sewer, broadband, and general infrastructure assistance.


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Net Neutrality Requirements

Check out this summary of 2022 state legislation regarding net neutrality and internet service providers’ network management practices.


Podcast: Our American States

A Changing Approach to Mental Health Emergencies

People having a mental health crisis in this country are more likely to encounter law enforcement than to receive treatment. On this podcast, our three guests discuss strategies states are pursuing to reduce the reliance on law enforcement in dealing with mental health emergencies.


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Copayment Adjustment Programs

Although copay adjustment programs might encourage patients to look for cheaper therapeutic alternatives before turning to a more expensive treatment, they can be problematic for individuals whose plans involve high cost-sharing or co-insurance.


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The Changing Nature of Work

The cultural shift toward an acceptance of remote work can benefit states by enabling more people, especially those from underrepresented groups, to enter the workforce.


Fiscal Road to Recovery Brief Series

This six-part series examines American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Fund allocation priorities a year after the program launched and showcases examples to help inform policymakers as they combat the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.


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Check Out NCSL's New Resource on Food Safety

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we went from dinner out to dinner in. Americans took to cooking at home and the use of food-delivery apps more than doubled as takeout often took the place of eating at restaurants.