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Research

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Addressing Education Challenges

In addition to the $31 billion Education Stabilization Fund, states have been allocating a portion of their Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF) to address education challenges in early childhood education, K-12 education, and higher education.

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State Elections 2020: A Voting Season Unlike Any Other

November’s elections will be unlike any other (just like 2020 as a whole is a year unlike any other), and—eventually—we’ll know which party will have control of Congress, the presidency and state legislatures.

Webinar Redistricting

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Election Update from NCSL

This issue of The Canvass examines the onslaught of litigation on nearly all aspects of mail/absentee voting, including how these issues generally fall along party lines. This month's newsletter also includes an interview with Georgia Representative Shaw Blackmon, information about ballot drop boxes and other things worth noting.

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Consumer Data Privacy

This web page discusses consumer data privacy legislation in the 50 states in 2020 and includes information on data broker legislation, biometrics and facial recognition bills aimed at the private sector.

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2020 Impaired-Driving Trends to Watch

Alcohol-impaired driving continues to kill thousands of Americans every year, while drug use compounds the problem. Lawmakers continue to seek strategies to use in battling this persistent public health issue.

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Reversing the Rising Tide of Suicide

Suicide is a preventable cause of death and states, local governments and the federal government are implementing a variety of strategies to reverse its escalation.

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