Thirty-six states currently use certificate of need (CON) laws to slow the growth of health care prices, promote consolidation of health care providers, and limit duplication of services.
In 2014, Congress appropriated $250 million for a program offering preschool grants for states that apply for them.
South Carolina became the second state in the nation to repeal Common Core State Standards, a set of requirements for what elementary and secondary school children should know in each grade in math
Since 2011, Gov. Scott Walker (R) and the General Assembly have cut taxes by nearly $2 billion.
Recent moves by Pennsylvania and Indiana to expand their Medicaid programs under the false mantle of being a “free-market alternative” to Obamacare have emboldened some Re
As Gov. Gary Herbert’s (R) “Healthy Utah” Medicaid expansion plan awaits approval by the Obama administration, it remains unpopular with many Utahans.
Maryland’s renewable portfolio mandate, also known as a renewable power mandate, requires utilities in the state to procure from renewable sources 20 percent of the electricity they supply to retai
Some 40 million Americans have a total of more than $1.3 trillion in student loan debt, surpassing the national total of credit card debt.
On August 14, 2013, Oregon passed a bill authorizing a study of the feasibility of a statewide carbon tax. The study is expected to be presented to legislators on November 15, 2014.
On September 24, 2014, a Georgia House Study Committee on the Role of the Federal Government in Education examined Common Core State Standards.
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